Animal Control

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About Perinton Animal Control

The Animal Control Office is responsible for the protection and control of dogs and sick/injured wildlife for the Town of Perinton and Village of Fairport.  The office is staffed by one full-time and seven part-time Animal Control Officers that are available to assist Town and Village residents with dog or wildlife problems 24 hours a day.

The mission of the Animal Control Office is to administer the Dog Control Ordinances for the Town of Perinton and Village of Fairport as well as enforce Article 7 of the NYS Agriculture and Markets Law.  The Animal Control Officer assists the Town Clerk with Dog Licensing as well as organizes an annual Rabies Immunization Clinic that is free and available to any Perinton or Fairport resident.  This annual event is typically held in June at the Perinton Public Works Facility (100 Cobb’s Lane). Please check out our Rabies Clinics Page for more information on this event.

The Animal Control Office is also available to answer questions, and advise residents on how to live/ control Nuisance Wildlife. If you should have additional questions or concerns, refer to the Contact Information at the bottom of this page for methods of contact.  

Lost & Found Pets in Perinton/Fairport

Below is a current list of lost and found pets we’ve received recently. We will do our best to keep this list as current as possible.  Also, check out Lollypop Spotters facebook page for additional missing pet information. 

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Who to contact?

  • FOR ANIMAL CRUELTY, please call the Humane Society of Greater Rochester at (585) 223-1330.

  • TO REPORT A DOG BITE INCIDENT, please CALL the Animal Control Office at the numbers listed below. PLEASE do not report via e-mail.

Meet your Animal Control Team:
Tom Miner, Matt Henning, Dan Gekoski, A.J. Mitrano, Jeff Sens, Steve Pringle, Todd Farley, and Brian Hopkins.

Contact Animal Control

Email: Animal Control

Steve Pringle

Animal Control Officer

Business Hours: Monday – Friday 7:30am to 4:00pm 
Phone: (585) 223-5115 / Fax: (585) 223-0448
After Hours Contact: (585) 425-7380