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Animal Control

Humane Society of Scott County LogoThe City of Davenport contracts with the Humane Society of Scott County to provide an animal shelter for the animal welfare of the city,  the personnel to carry out and enforce mandates under ordinance Chapter 6.04 of the Davenport Municipal Code "Animals" and to respond to animal control calls within city limits.  

The Humane Society of Scott County also oversees licensing of dogs and cats within city limits.   Questions regarding dog and cat licenses, please contact the Humane Society of Scott County at 563-388-6655 or visit Humane Society of Scott County to contact them via their online form.




Dog & Cat Licenses

DOG & CAT LICENSES

The City of Davenport requires all dogs and cats within city limits be licensed.  The Humane Society of Scott County issues dog and cat licenses on behalf of the City of Davenport.  

Pet owners must purchase a license within thirty days of the date the pet is initially inoculated for rabies and annually within thirty days’ time of the date of the current rabies vaccination.  Verification of a current rabies vaccination signed and administered by a licensed veterinarian is required as part of the license application.

Annual license fees:

•Neutered/spayed (altered) dog or cat – $10
•Non-altered dog or cat – $30

License can be applied for online through the Humane Society of Scott County's website by clicking here or visiting the shelter at 2802 W Central Park Avenue.

Please contact the Humane Society of Scott County at 563-388-6655 for questions regarding dog and cat licenses.
Animal Control

ANIMAL CONTROL 

The Humane Society of Scott County responds to reports of animals running at large, abuse and neglect.  Animal control officers enforce laws set forth by the State of Iowa and/or City of Davenport ordinances.  


ANIMAL RUNNING AT LARGE
Please call the Humane Society of Scott County Animal Control at 563-388-6655 to report pets running at large. Please have available the nearest crossroad and direction the animal is heading to assist responding officers as we work to safely contain the animal.


BITE REPORTS, ABUSE & NEGLECT
Please call the Humane Society of Scott County Animal Control at 563-388-6655 immediately if you have been a part of an animal bite, or witness abuse & neglect.