Got BItten in Evansville, IN and the Pet Owner Won't Pay?

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How to Contact Evansville Animal Control

In Evansville, IN, animal bites are taken very seriously. According to the animal control ordinances, any reported animal bite will result in a 10-day quarantine of the animal. During this time, the animal's vaccination status will be checked and the animal confined away from other animals and people. Pet owners are liable for their animal's behavior and anyone knowingly keeping an animal deemed dangerous must have an insurance policy to cover potential medical and property damage that animal might inflict.

If you have recently been bit or attacked by a dangerous animal, filing a report with or filing a lawsuit against the animal's owner may need to be your next step. DoNotPay can help.

About Evansville Animal Care & Control Center

Evansville animal services are provided by the Evansville Animal Care & Control center. This building is both an animal shelter for lost and retrieved animals and an office for the animal control officers. They conduct adoptions and help pet owners take care of spaying/neutering and microchipping. This is the location where pet licenses can and must be purchased.

They are also responsible for health and safety-related to animals in Evansville. They take and manage animal bite reports, register dangerous animals, help wildlife back to the wilderness, and they are called for animals who are a nuisance or a risk to public safety.

Animal Control Services in Evansville, IN

  1. Lost & Found Pets and Adoptions
  2. Injured and Stray Animal Rescue
  3. Wildlife Rescue
  4. Public Safety with Animals
  5. Animal Bite Response
  6. Animal Nuisance Reports
  7. Deceased Animal Pickup
  8. Animal Cruelty and Neglect Rescue
  9. Community Cats
  10. Animal Permits

The Evansville Animal Control Center Location, Hours, and Contact Details

You can visit their office and file your complaints from Monday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Address815 Uhlhorn St

Evansville, IN 47710

Phone Number(812) 435-6015

TTY/TDD: (812) 436-6273

How to Deal with an Out-of-Control Animal in Evansville, IN On Your Own

Dealing with an out-of-the-control animal is always a dangerous situation. You may have been injured by a dog bite or encountered a wild animal that is frightened and dangerous. The next steps you take are important to your health, finances, and the safety of the situation.

Secure Your Safety

Make sure you are safe. Anyone near a dangerous animal needs to get out of the vicinity right away. If anyone is injured, seek medical attention or call for an ambulance. If the animal is stray, you may need rabies shots in addition to wound care.

Report a Dangerous or Loose Animal

Dangerous animals roaming free become a risk to the entire community, humans, and pets alike. Both vicious dogs and lost wildlife can be picked up with a call to animal services in Evansville.

Send Demand Letters To the Owner of an Animal that Causes Injury

If you were bit by a dog. the dog's owner is liable for the cost of your medical care after the fact. You can send demand letters to the owner in small claims court by hiring a dog bite lawyer or with the help of DoNotPay. Their liability insurance will likely cover some or all of your medical costs in a lawsuit settlement.

Send Demand Letters To the Owner of an Animal that Causes Injury

Report Incidents of Animal Abuse or Neglect

Often, animals become aggressive as a result of abuse or neglect. If you witness or suspect animal abuse, a report to can save the animal and prevent any future injuries from encountering the animal while it is in an abused state.

Handling an Evansville Animal Control Issue with the Help of DoNotPay

Being attacked by an animal is never easy. Dog bites can leave you uniquely occupied with medical aftermath. It can be a big task to consider your next steps. Filing a report with animal control or filing a lawsuit against the dog's owner to cover your medical expenses doesn’t have to be difficult. DoNotPay can help you make the next steps simple and easy.

Let us know the details of the incident and we'll take care of filling out the report and paperwork and submit it on your behalf.

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.

Note that this product allows you to do two things: generate a demand letter to claim compensation or make a report to animal control.

Contact Animal Control or Claim Compensation Anywhere in the US

DoNotPay's animal and services aren't limited just to Evansville. We can help you contact animal control or take necessary action anywhere in the country.

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If you have recently been bit by a dog or had to deal with a dangerous animal encounter, DoNotPay is here to help. We can make animal control reports easy and if you need to file a lawsuit, we can make that easy, too.

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