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Animal Care & Control

Educational Pamphlets

What you Should Know About Barking Dogs explains common problems, misconceptions, steps dog owners can take to alleviate barking problems, and what steps to take if you have a complaint about a barking dog in your neighborhood.  Reading the pamphlet before calling authorities will help you prepare all of the information you need to work toward resolving the problem. 

Animals may be impounded for various reasons, including being picked up as strays or for investigation purposes related to bites or aggressive incidents.  Answers to Frequently Asked Questions on Title 17 provides a brief description of the impoundment process and Notices of Violations, and what to do if your animal is impounded or if you need to file an appeal (request a hearing) on an animal control enforcement matter. 

Many problems can be avoided very simply by becoming familiar with what is expected of pet owners.  Responsible Pet Ownership and the Law discusses local laws regarding loose animals, control of your animal, removal of animal waste, licensing requirements, barking laws and also describes wervices offered by your Animal Care and Control Center. 

Dog Day Care. Outlines important factors to consider when researching and selecting a dog daycare facility for your pet.

Helpful Forms

Dog License Application.  All dogs within the Municipality shall be licensed.  Licenses can be purchased for up to three years. 

Special Purpose License.  Breeders, mushers, kennel operators, and certain other animal-related businesses require a Special Purpose License. 

Request for ActionThis form may be used to fax a non-urgent complaint to Animal Control regarding possible violations of Title 17. 

Request for Information. Use this form to request a copy of relevant case information when you are planning to appeal a Notice of Violation (citation). 

Request for HearingUse this form to initiate an appeal of a Notice of Violation or other Animal Control decision. 

Witness StatementThis form should be used to give a complete description of pertinent information when filing a formal complaint about events that may warrant enforcement action. 

    • Animal Care & Control
    • Manager: Dr. Myra Wilson
    • 4711 Elmore Road, Anchorage, AK 99507
    • (907)343-8122