Animal Control is located at the Warwick Police Department Headquarters 99 Veterans Memorial Drive, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886

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Animal Control officers can be reached at 401-468-4200 (on duty) or 401-468-4378 (voicemail).  Animal control officers are usually available from 7:00 am - 10:00 pm every day, except for Sundays & Mondays when they are only available until 4:00 pm.  THERE ARE NO ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICERS ON DUTY ON HOLIDAYS.  Please call the Animal Control unit directly for dead animal pick-up from roadways, ongoing nuisance complaints involving domestic animals and concerns of animal abuse or negligence.

Call Warwick PD directly at 401-468-4200, for sick & injured wildlife, loose dogs, injured domestic animals.

Call RI Department of Environmental Management at 401-222-3070, 24 hours a day, for issues involving healthy wild animals or dead deer in the roadway.

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Dog Licenses are obtained by mail, for information call 401-468-4377 or visit

NEW DOG LICENSES will be available by mail only.  Please send:  A $10 check made payable to the CITY OF WARWICK;  the current RABIES CERTIFICATE (make sure the dog's breed and your address & phone are provided); and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: WARWICK ANIMAL SHELTER, 101 ARTHUR W. DEVINE BLVD WARWICK, RI 02886


The Animal Shelter is located at, 101 Arthur W. Devine Blvd, Warwick, RI 02886.  Hours of operation are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday (12:00PM - 4:00PM) and Saturday & Sunday (11:00AM - 3:00PM). Closed Thursday.

The shelter can be reached at 401-468-4377. 

See our adoptable pets

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