Animal Control

The Belfast Police Department acts as the Animal Control for the City of Belfast.


  • Enforcing leash laws and other animal control ordinances
  • Capturing and impounding stray animals
  • Promoting the adoption of animals
  • Investigating animal cruelty, vicious animals, and nuisance animal complaints.
  • Investigating and following up on animal-inflicted injuries

Missing Pets

If your pet is missing, please contact the PAWS Animal Adoption Center at 207-236-8702.

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