Emergency Assistance

dog at vet

For Regular Hours Emergency Calls:

Animal Services at (813) 929-1212

For After Hours Emergency Calls:

Animal Services at (727) 847-8102

Emergency Assistance:

Animal-related emergencies that occur outside of normal business hours are addressed by a stand-by animal control officer.  Stand-by shift starts at 4PM and ends the following day at 8AM. One animal control officer is on call to provide service to the entire county and will only respond to calls meeting criteria as an emergency.

Emergency Criteria:

  • Animals that have bitten person and are still running loose
  • Seriously injured stray domestic animals, i.e. animals in imminent danger of dying. Emergency care is for domestic stray animals only.  Owned injured animals are the responsibility of their owner.                                
  • Unconfined, aggressive animals that are posing an immediate threat to public health and safety

Wildlife and Livestock:

PCAS is only able to respond to calls involving domestic animals (dogs & cats).
For Wildlife:
Florida Wildlife Commission 1-863-648-3200
For Livestock:
Sheriff's Office Agriculture Unit 727-844-7711