Town of Greece, New York
Police Department
Emergencies: Dial 911   –   Phone: (585) 865-9200
Duty Honor Community

Mission Statement

The mission of the Greece Police Department is to safeguard life, property, and the community, maintain peace and public order through constitutional policing, enforce laws, prevent crime and educate the public.

The Town of Greece Animal Control Department is responsible for the control and protection of common domestic animals in the Town of Greece. They enforce chapter 89 of the code of the Town of Greece as well as related State, County and Town ordinances that pertain to the care, control and licensing of domestic animals with the priority to protect public safety and animal welfare. They are also responsible for organizing annual Free Rabies Immunization Clinics, assisting residents with stray pets, and providing residents with advice and resources on wildlife and domestic animal safety.

Contact Information:

500 Maiden Lane
Rochester, NY 14616
(585) 581-4025

GreeceAnimalControl@greeceny.gov

Hours:

Monday:  8:30am –  5:00pm
Tuesday – Friday:  8:30am – 9:00pm
Saturday:  8:30am – 5:00pm
Sunday:  8:30am – 5:00pm

**HOURS SUBJECT TO CHANGE**

For emergencies, please call 911

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Town of Greece Animal Control Department is to contribute to the public welfare and good order of the people of the Town of Greece by enforcing Animal Control Laws, educating residents on wildlife in their environment, and ensuring residents are aware of their responsibilities as pet owners.

FAQ:

What happens to stray pets that the Town of Greece Animal Control Department picks up?

  • Stray dogs and cats are taken to an offsite secure environment. The stray will be released to the owner once proof has been provided that the animal has a current rabies vaccination and license. Also impound and boarding fees must be paid prior to release of the animal. Animal Control Officers must be contacted to facilitate the release of the animal.

Resources:

To view the Town Dog Ordinance of the Town Code, please visit https://ecode360.com/10837808

For information regarding dog licenses, please visit the Town of Greece Clerk’s Office page at https://www.greeceny.gov/departments/town-clerks-office

For questions regarding rodent control, please visit the Monroe County Department of Health page at https://www2.monroecounty.gov/eh-housingrodentcontrol.php#RodentControl

For information regarding coyotes, please click here. 

In general, it is recommended to leave wildlife alone. However, the Town of Greece Animal Control Department does assist with sick, injured and aggressive wildlife as well as a variety of nuisance wildlife situations that may arise for residents.

Town of Greece Lost and Found Pets Facebook Page:

The Town of Greece Lost and Found Facebook Page serves as a community board for residents to post pictures and descriptions of lost and found pets in the Greece area. Note that the Facebook Page does not serve as a place to submit formal lost pet forms. In order to submit an official lost pet report and to have it correctly documented, please fill out the following form(s) and e-mail to GreeceAnimalControl@greeceny.gov or call 585-581-4025.

Lost Dog Form

Found Dog Form

Lost Cat Form

Found Cat Form

Link to Town of Greece Lost and Found Pets Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Town-of-Greece-Lost-and-Found-Pets-2199361553677355/?modal=admin_todo_tour.