Animal Control

Officer Hours
Animal Control Officers are on duty from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. from Monday to Friday, and subject to emergency call-out at all other times. Animal Control Officers are dispatched through the Lafayette Police Department, which can be contacted at 765-807-1200.

Reporting Issues & Concerns
Contact our office to report any of the following concerns: 
  • Animal abuse/neglect
  • Barking dog complaints
  • Deceased animals in the roadway 
  • Dog bites
  • Stray/unrestrained dogs or cats
  • Trapped dogs or cats
Licensing Information
Lafayette residents are required to license their dogs and cats annually. License tags can be obtained at the Lafayette City Clerks Office, located on the second floor of City Hall. Pet Licensing and Renewal Applications (PDF) are available online and at the Clerk's Office.