Animal Control Officer

Animal Control Officer:  Deborah Clark, 860-658-3110

For all emergencies please call 911 for an immediate police response. For all urgent matters related to animal complaints, please contact Simsbury Police Dispatch at 860-658-3100. For questions and routine matters, contact ACO Deborah Clark at 860-658-3110.



New Information "Mange in Fox and Coyote"



Heroes and Hounds Military Working Dog Drive

Collection and Donations to Military Working Dogs and Handlers

Simsbury Police Department Animal Control Officer Mark Rudewicz collects donations for military working dogs and their handlers who spend the holiday season abroad. ACO Rudewicz and the Department send care packages to U.S. military K9 handlers and their partners around the world, such as Iraq and Afghanistan and other parts of the Middle East. Thousands of care packages have been sent since the incetion in 2008.  The packages included such items as hygiene products, food, dog toys, bedding and safety items. Donations come from the Police Department and Town employees, residents, local businesses and individuals and business supporters.  Thank you for helping us suport these heroes!


Each year the Simsbury Police Department hosts a Top Dog Contest. Dog owners submit pictures of their dogs and winners are selected for each category. The contest is used to promote compliance with licensing and rabies vaccination.  Click here for the 2018 results.


Remember your four legged family members during emergencies too.

The Simsbury Police Department not only wants to ensure that you and your family are safe in an emergency, but that your other family members, your pets are protected as well. Please review these tips and information on preparing your pets for an emergency.

If you have any questions or would like assistance in preparing a plan, please do not hesitate to call our Animal Control Officer.


Coyote Information

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