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

Animal Control Officers can be reached at (401) 468-4200 (Dispatch) or (401) 468-4378 (voicemail).

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The Animal Control Divsion is open 7 days a week.  Animal Control is not on duty on holidays.

The Animal Control Division responds to calls for domestic animals that are at large, domestic and wildlife animals that are causing a nuisance, concerncs and complaints of animal abuse or neglect, and deceased wildlife pick ups.

The Animal Control Division does not pick up stray feral cats or owned animals.

Call Warwick PD directly at (401) 468-4200 for all animal emergency related calls.

Call RI Department of Enviromental Management (DEM) at (401) 222-3070, 24 hours a day, for deceased deer in the roadway.  Call RI Department of Transportation (DOT) for all deer on the highway.

Dog licenses:  are available in person at the City Clerk's Office during normal business hours or by mail at the City Clerk's Office, Warwick City Hall, 3275 Post Rd., Warwick, RI  02886.  Send a check fo $10.00 payable to the City of Warwick, a copy of a current RABIES CERTIFICATE, and a self-addressed, stamped envelope.  For more information call the Warwick City Clerk's Office at (401)-738-2006.  


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 and all holidays.

For more shelter information call 401-468-4377 or visit

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