Shelton Police Department


Service, Professionalism, Dedication to Duty


Chief Joel Hurliman



Animal Control

Lieutenant Robert Kozlowsky

20 Riverdale Ave, Shelton, CT 06484

Mailing Address 85 Wheeler Street, Shelton, CT 06484

(203) 924-2501

Monday-Friday 8:00-3:00

Saturday-Sunday By Appointment


Due to a problem with the phone at the Animal Control Shelter, please contact the Shelton Police Department at 203-924-1544

if you need to get in touch with the Animal Control Facility

All dogs, 6 months or older must be licensed in the City of Shelton.  Please bring all papers showing proof of rabies vaccinations and if the dog was spayed or neutered to Shelton City Hall.  Licensing Fees are $6.00 if the dog is spayed or neutered and $16.00 if the dog is not.

The Shelton Animal Control Bureau is a great resource for pet owners.  The Animal Control Bureau can help pet owners with many of their questions or problems.  If they can not help you, they can refer you pet owners to the person or agency that can provide the resources needed.  The Animal Control Bureau sets up Rabies Vaccination Clinics annually as well.  For more information please contact the Animal Control Bureau.

The Animal Control Bureau is also a great place to adopt a pet.  The Animal Control Bureau always has a wide variety of pets looking for a great home.  Stop by often to find the pet that is the perfect addition to your family.

Many animals that have lost their way home find their way to the Animal Control Bureau.  Contact them to find Mariah: Husky, Dog; Shelton, CTout if your missing pet is currently residing at the Shelter.

Pet Facts

All cats and dogs 3 months or older must be vaccinated for rabies.

In accordance with Connecticut State law, All dogs over 6 months must be licensed with the City they reside.

Dogs must be under the control of their owners at all times.  Dogs that are allowed to roam are subject to fines.  Even on your own property, dogs must be on a run, or confined within a fenced in area.

The Shelton Animal Shelter always appreciates the donation of food (Pedigree Canned and Dry), Dog Treats, and Blankets


85 Wheeler Street

Shelton, CT 06484