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New London City Hall
181 State Street
New London, CT 06320

Hours of Operation:
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM



New London Animal Control is a section of the New London Police Department Support Services Division. There are two full time Assistant Animal Control Officers whose purpose is to enforce state statutes and 
municipal ordinances pertaining to dogs. This includes capture and impoundment of roaming dogs, animal bite investigations, animal cruelty investigations, nuisance dog investigations and rabies control.




Assistant Animal Control Officers :

Michael Martin
Tonya Rivers

Phone Number:

(860) 447-5231 

Facility Location:

(Bates Woods Park)
120 Chester St
New London, CT 06320

Mailing Address: 

New London Police Department
Attn: Animal Control
5 Governor Winthrop Blvd.
New London, CT 06320

Hours of operation:

Saturday - Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Wednesday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Information for Pet Owners

License/Vaccination Requirements
Dogs and cats are required to be vaccinated for rabies at three months of age.  Dogs are required to be licensed at six months of age. 
The fee for licensing is:
$8.00 for a spayed or neutered dog or  
          *$19.00 for unspayed or unneutered dog.

All dogs are required to be licensed or renewed by June 30th of each year.  There is a $1.00 per month late fee for dogs licensed after this date.

Beaches and City Parks/Playgrounds
Per City OrdinanceDogs are required to be leashed while in any city park/playground and are prohibited on any city beach property. 

For a list of questions frequently asked of our Animal Control Division, please click here.

Animal Control Fees:
Redemption of an impounded dog: $15.00
Advertisement fee:  Cost
Board fee per day:  $10.00
Quarantine/board fee per day:  $5.00
Dog owner or keeper requested transport to animal hospital:  $20.00

Nuisance Wildlife:  Skunks, Raccoons, Squirrels, Bats, Opossums, Fox, and Etc. 
Please call:
DEP Nuisance Wildlife Division at: 
          *1-800-842-4357 (Emergency)
          *1-860-424-3333 (Emergency Dispatch). 
They will assist you in finding a Nuisance Wildlife Control Operator in your area

For more information on nuisance wildlife, click here

For DEP-provided information specific to coyotes, please click here.



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