How to Contact Escambia County Animal Control

Animal Control How to Contact Escambia County Animal Control

How to Contact Escambia County Animal Control

In a perfect world, every pet owner would be responsible, caring, and attentive. Unfortunately, the world is far from perfect and there are always a few pet owners in every community who are not so attentive or caring. Some pets are kept in bad conditions, poorly socialized, and may even become a danger to others. Some pets are even trained to be dangerous.

In  is there to remove dangerous pets from irresponsible owners. If you have recently been injured or threatened by a dangerous dog or animal, DoNotPay can help you seek compensation from the owner or file a report with .

About the Escambia County Animal Control Center

The Escambia County Animal Welfare office has two branches – the Animal Shelter and the Animal Control Center. The Animal Control Center in Escambia county is responsible for responding to calls regarding

In response to a report, they will investigate and potentially remove the animal to the care of the Escambia County Animal Shelter for further determination. Animal Control may issue citations against the owner as well.

The Escambia County Animal Control Center Location, Hours, and Contact Details

How can you contact or find the  center? Here's a quick reference to help you reach out.

Address3363 West Park Place

Pensacola, FL 32505

Phone Number850-595-0097

When to Call Animal Control in Escambia County

When should you file a report with Escambia County animal control? File a report if you have experienced or witnessed a dangerous animal or experienced an animal-related injury where the animal needs to be removed or secured. You can also file a report if you suspect that Escambia County animal ordinance is being violated, particularly putting humans, animals, or property at risk.

When to Call 911 for an Animal Control Emergency

Dial 911 for an animal control emergency. The Escambia County Animal control office provides four clear circumstances of an animal control emergency worthy of a 911 call instead of filing a report.

  1. Active animal attack or bite incident in progress
  2. Active aggression of an animal
  3. Injured or ill animal
  4. Active animal cruelty in progress

What to Do if You Have Been Bitten by an Animal in Escambia County

If you have experienced a dog bite or have otherwise been injured by a dangerous animal, it's important to take the right steps for your safety and the safety of others.

Secure Your Safety and Medical Care

First and foremost, secure your own safety and wellbeing. Get away from the dangerous animal and seek medical attention immediately. If there is an animal attack in progress, call 911 or have someone nearby do so.

If you have recently suffered a dog bite or animal attack, get the injury treated first. Take photos and keep medical and financial records, but always place human welfare as your top priority. If you have witnessed an animal attack, provide and/or call for medical care for the victim. Then, you can sue the owner or report a dog bite to animal services.

Sue the Pet Owner for Injury Liability and Medical Bills

Pet owners are liable for the injuries caused by their animals, provided the injury was sustained with legal access to the space, not in the commission of a crime, and not aggressing on the animal or another human. Suing the pet owner in your local small claims court is the most likely way to get compensation for your medical injuries by working with a dog bite lawyer or service.

DoNotPay can help make filing a small claims court lawsuit against the pet owner easy for you with our online service.

Report the Animal to Escambia County Animal Control

If the animal is in danger or you think it will continue to be a danger to others, you may choose to call Animal Control. This route will not result in liability coverage for your medical costs, but it will ensure that the animal cannot experience or cause further harm. Calling Animal Control is the best option for dangerous strays and animals being abused. It is usually an alternative to filing a liability claim.

If you don't want the hassle of filing an animal control report on your own, DoNotPay can quickly create and submit a report for you after just a few online questions.

How to Report an Abused Animal in Escambia County

While we have been focusing mainly on dangerous animals and the aftermath of animal attacks, calling Animal Control is also critically important if you have witnessed an animal being actively abused or kept in cruel conditions. Decide whether this is a situation for a 911 emergency call for Animal Control or if the best route is to file an animal control report.

Reporting an abused animal requires the same method as reporting an animal attack after the fact. You will need to use the online form or call Escambia Animal Control directly to conduct the report. DoNotPay can also make it easy to report an abused animal in Escambia County.

Handling an Escambia County Animal Control Issue with the Help of DoNotPay

Whether you need to recover medical expenses from an irresponsible pet owner or contact animal control for a dangerous or abused pet, DoNotPay is here to help. We know that local government offices can be hard to deal with – and that you might have more important matters like wound recovery on your mind right now. Let us take care of reporting or preparing your lawsuit. We'll deal with the legal system and the government offices for you. After all, it's what we do best.

Simply answer a few questions about the incident and tell us how you want it handled, then we'll take care of the rest. We can either report the issue to animal control for you or prepare a lawsuit against the pet owner, based on your wishes.

How to report an animal-related incident on DoNotPay:

If you want to report an animal-related injury but don't know where to start, DoNotPay has you covered in 3 easy steps:

  1. Search "animal" on DoNotPay, find the Animal Control product, and select whether you've sustained a physical injury.


  2. Select whether you would like to report this incident to your local government agency, or demand compensation from the pet owner.


  3. Tell us more about the incident, including when and where you were injured, a description of the animal that caused the injury, and the contact information for the pet owner (if known).


And that's it! DoNotPay will file the demand letter or government report on your behalf with your incident details! You should hear back from them directly with further questions/confirmation regarding your demands.

Contact Animal Control or Claim Compensation Anywhere in the US

If you or someone you know has experienced a dog bite or animal attack outside of Escambia County, DoNotPay can still help. Our services extend to any state, county, and city in the US. We'll contact Animal Control or help you file a claim for you.

What Else Can DoNotPay do?

Our ability to help you with everyday challenges goes beyond contacting animal control. DoNotPay has built a powerful set of products that can help you deal with difficult situations or just save you a little time and money this year.

If you have recently experienced or witnessed an animal attack, DoNotPay is here to help you handle the aftermath. Whether that's suing the owner to cover medical damages or reporting an unsafe animal to Escambia County Animal Control, we'll make sure each step is simple and easy.

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