Domestic Animal & Cruelty Complaints

For Dog Complaints, call:  Southern Tier Animal Control (607) 333-0563

For Animal Cruelty Complaints and Humane Concerns, contact:  Elmira Animal Shelter, 842 Linden Place Extension, Elmira, New York, 14901, phone (607) 737-5767

The offices located at the Elmira Animal Shelter are open to the public 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and 10:00a.m - 12:00p.m Sunday and Monday. Animal Control Officers (ACOs) are currently staffed from 8:00a.m. – 9:00 p.m., 7 days a week. During the hours of 9:00 p.m.  – 8:00a.m., ACOs may be called in for emergencies.

ACOs are dispatched through the Chemung County Communications Center, which can be reached at (607) 735-8600. In case of an emergency call 911.