Animal Control

Important Announcement from our Director:

Good Morning GCAC Friends, Family and Followers!

In an effort to protect our staff & our communities we are suspending all Shelter services until further notice.

Please know that the health and safety of animals and public is important to all of us and we will have on-call emergency officers available through local police and sheriff dispatch.
We have set up a lost and found animal hotline at (937) 562-7404. All strays at the shelter will be posted on or Facebook page and our website.

If we have your pet and you have identified them online, please call our hotline and an appointment will be made for you meet us so we can get your pet home safe and sound 💕

We still have some really awesome pets for adoption and waiting for their forever families... we encourage you to visit their profiles at and put in an adoption application, we will contact you when we resume normal operations & our babies are ready to go home! 🐶💕

Please know that our pets are safe and are being well cared for by staff members at various times during the day. 💕🐶😽

Please keep your families and pets safe and at home during this difficult time.

Julie Holmes-Taylor
Director, Greene County Animal Control

If this is an Animal Emergency, please call 911 or if the animal matter is urgent or for all other animal control matters or questions please call (937) 562-7400.

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We function as the Dog Warden of Greene County.

This includes:
  • Abandonment, cruelty / neglect, and bite quarantines
  • Enforcing of dog laws
  • Licensing of dogs
  • Maintain shelter for strays and adoptable dogs / cats
  • Public health and safety
In addition to being the dog warden, we also provide extended services to some areas of Greene County, which include: 

  • Barking dog ordinance
  • Deceased animal pickup
  • Nuisance wildlife traps
  • Stray cats
Please call our office with which township, city or village you live in. This will help us provide the best information we can.

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