2354 NY State Route 434 Apalachin, NY 13732 607.687.0123

Dog Control

Office Information

2354 State Route 434 – Apalachin, NY 13732

  • Office Hours: 8:00AM to 4:30PM
  •  Phone: (607) 687-0123 Dept# 5

Dog Control Information

The mission of the Office of Dog Control is to enforce town and state codes, rules, and regulations and to pick up stray and lost dogs for the purpose of protecting the health and safety of the Town of Owego’s human and animal residents. The Town of Owego Dog Control Office is made up of one full time Dog Control Officer and two on-call Dog Control Officers. We are on call at all times to pick up any found dogs. Town of Owego residents, only, may obtain a dog license by filling out this Dog License Application (PDF) You may either bring it in or mail it to the Town of Owego Clerk’s office at the address listed above.

Dog Control FAQs

What should I do if my dog is missing?
Call Dog Control as soon as you realize that your dog is missing.  If we are closed, leave a voicemail with a description of the dog, where you last saw your dog and a contact phone number.  Town of Owego Dog Control’s phone number is (607) 687-0123 Dept# 5
How do I license my dog?
Town residents only may stop in at the Town Clerks Office with your dog’s current rabies certificate or download and fill out license application online and mail it with payment and current rabies certificate to the Clerk’s Office. Prices are $10.50 for altered dogs and $17.50 for un-altered dogs
I found a dog. Now what?
Click here to view our Found a Dog Pamphlet
I think an animal is not being properly cared for or mistreated.
Contact the Cruelty Officer at Stray Haven Humane society (607)565-2859 or contact Law Enforcement
Do you handle complaints about or pick up cats?
No, we only handle complaints with dogs.  If you have a wildlife question, please contact the NYSDEC Cortland Office at 800-388-8244.
Do you handle nuisance wildlife complaints?
Call Dog Control as soon as you realize that your dog is missing.  If we are closed, leave a voicemail with a description of the dog, where you last saw your dog and a contact phone number.  Town of Owego Dog Control’s phone number is (607) 687-0123 Dept# 5
What do I do if I suspect an animal is sick or rabid?
Call the Heath Dept. and local Law Enforcement

Dog Control Officer: Kyle Fleming

x Rabies Clinic – Click here to preview or download

xWe can only list missing dogs for the Town of Owego residents

Available Documents