Animal Control

You may contact City Hall, Monday through Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm at 417-468-2310 or 417-859-2352 to report an aggressive animal at large, bites cases, or to claim an impounded animal. For any incidents afters hours, please call 911 dispatch.

The City of Marshfield requires that all animals subject to contracting rabies be vaccinated against the disease. Animals shall have a City issued tag for each animal. There is no charge for registering an animal, however proof of rabies vaccination is required to obtain a tag. If an animal is impounded by the City for any reason, the owner must pay a fee of $10, plus any boarding fees, and provide proof of rabies vaccination. Any animal not redeemed by the owner after 10 days may be placed for adoption or disposed of in a humane manner.

As of October 23, 2017 Pit Bulls and dogs with similar characteristics are subject to Presumptively Dangerous Dog regulations. Please contact City Hall for requirements on licensing and other regulations.