Dog Control Department


Dog Control Officers strive to maintain and balance
the rights of the dogs, their owners, and the public.



Found a lost dog?  


Please page our dog control officers at
716-556-1066
Follow the instructions and your call will be promptly returned.

Our Dog Control Officers:
Micheal Ludwig
Adrian Pilliod
Sean Ford

You can also email dogcontrol@grand-island.ny.us or leave a message at 716-773-9654.

Dog Control provides a variety of services to the community. Some of these services include:

Pick up of stray or found dogs
Respond to complaints of:

Leash law violations
Barking Dogs
Unsanitary premises conditions
Dog bites or attacks
Abuse / Neglect investigations
Rescue of injured or sick dogs
Resolving neighbor problems pertaining to owner/dog etiquette
Responding to possible rabid dogs





Other Animal Issues:

Cat or domestic animal issue?
Call the SPCA at 875-8672

Lost Pet?
Call Isledegrande at 773-6789
to take advantage of their free postings for lost pets.

Coyote Issue?
Call the DEC at 851-7000

Rodents or Rabies?
Call the Erie County
Health Department
at 875-7360 

Other Wildlife Nuisance?
Contact the DEC
Public Protection Dispatch
at 877-457-5680