|Delaware Animal Services
can receive calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from New Castle County residents. For assistance, residents may call 302-255-4646
or file a non-emergency complaint at www.AnimalServices.Delaware.gov
• DAS officers are on duty from 8 AM to 8 PM Monday-Friday and 10 AM – 6 PM on weekends and holidays. On-call emergency services are provided after-hours.
• DAS will respond to calls regarding stray or aggressive dogs, dogs at large, seriously injured or endangered stray cats, and concerns regarding the welfare of dogs. We also provide assistance to the New Castle County Police Department and other law enforcement agencies when necessary, facilitate dog licensing, and investigate reports of animal cruelty.
• DAS enforces rabies control laws and investigates all cases of human rabies exposures as directed by the Division of Public Health Epidemiology Team to ensure animals are properly quarantined.
• DAS conducts kennel and retail dog outlet inspections and licensing.