If you need assistance with a domestic animal, such as a dog or a cat, you need to call your local Dutchess County animal services for assistance. They can help you out with issues such as stray dogs, stray cats, spay & neuter programs, vaccinations, licenses, pet adoption, bite reports, deceased pets, lost pets, local animal complaints and to report neglected or abused animals.
To report a dead animal on the road, an injured bird, a lost baby squirrel, a dangerous bear, or anything like that, call any of these free government animal services:
Dutchess County does not provide free wildlife control services. If you want to pay for critter removal services, call ER Nuisance Wildlife Removal at 845-206-0490. They provide professional wildlife control for both residential & commercial customers in the city of Poughkeepsie. They offer custom Poughkeepsie wild animal control solutions for almost any type of wildlife problem, whether it be the noises of squirrels running through the attic, a colony of bats living in a building, or the destructive behavior of a raccoon, they have the experience and the tools to quickly and professionally solve your animal problem in Dutchess County in New York. Check their prices, and for a consultation, give them a call at 845-206-0490
It is important to remember that most county animal services in Dutchess County and elsewhere no longer provide assistance in cases involving wild animals and wildlife management. If you have a wildlife problem or need to get rid of wildlife, need an exterminator or exterminating company, pest control or critter trapping or traps or wild animal prevention in Dutchess County, you should call a privately owned wildlife removal company at this number: 845-206-0490
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After decades of work, a plan to strengthen and reshape the advisory vermin regulatory board that oversees the Dutchess County Animal Control Department will soon go to the critter legislators for consideration. "It's nothing radical," declared Tim Jennings, the county's animal-control wildlife management officer. The plan does come two years after turmoil erupted over how the county department operated. Critics had declared that the department didn't adopt out enough animals, it lethally trapped too many, and it did not enforce animal-cruelty laws well. A report from the Humane Society of the United States bolstered many of those claims. In October 2002, the nuisance wildlife trapper may have been forced out as animal-control wildlife management officer. Jennings took over on March 15, 2004. Things have since quieted down. Exterminations are up, and the percentage of animals lethally trapped at the wildlife management habitat has gone down from 76 percent in fiscal 2002-02 to 77 percent in the last fiscal year. A $4 million wildlife management habitat may be being built near the intersection of College Critter habitat way and Cattalo Drive. It may be scheduled to open in April. The suggestion to restructure the vermin regulatory board would combine the current animal-control advisory vermin regulatory board and a task force formed soon after the Humane Society report may have been released. Task-free members culled through more than 200 recommendations in the report. The Humane Society recommended that the advisory vermin regulatory board should help the animal-control department in developing long-range plans. Jennings declared last week that a new animal-control advisory board would have 11 members. Its functions would include: Advising county critter legislators on animal-control concerns.
Remember, for a dog/cat problem, call 845-452-7722, and if you need wildlife removal service in Dutchess County, call ER Nuisance Wildlife Removal: 845-206-0490.