Animal Control & Animal Shelter

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Okeechobee County Animal Control Facility is operated and maintained by the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office. 

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Animal Control contact information is as follows:

Location: 1480 NW 25th Drive, Okeechobee, Florida 34972

Office: (863) 357-3225
Emergencies: (863) 763-3117


Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday from 8:00pm – 5:00pm

Types of service calls include:  

  • Reporting an animal bite
  • Request for an animal welfare check
  • Reporting animal neglect, abuse or cruelty
  • Reporting sick or injured domestic animals, livestock and wildlife
  • Reporting domestic animals and livestock running loose
  • Stray domestic animals confined for pick up
  • *Nuisance domestic animals