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.
500 Maiden Lane
Rochester, NY 14616
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
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.
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.
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.
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.