The mission of Manatee County Animal Services is to maintain public safety and health through the enforcement of laws and ordinances related to animals, promote responsible pet ownership, promote adoptions and reduce pet overpopulation.
Contact Animal Services
- Animal complaints/Report animal cruelty: (941) 742-5933 ext. 1
- Officers are available Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Holidays, weekends and after-hours emergency animal complaints: (941) 745-8559
- Note: During holidays, weekends and after-hours, we have one standby officer for emergencies that have law enforcement standing by. All other calls will be handled during normal business hours.
Shelter Locations & Hours
Address: 305 25th Street West, Palmetto, FL 34221
Phone: (941) 742-5933
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.