The City of Peru, Indiana

Circus Capital of the World

Animal Control

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The City of Peru Animal Control provides for the humane treatment of stray, neglected and abused animals.

We wish to provide our professional assistance for the health and protection of the residents of Peru.

Our responsibilities include the enforcement of local and state animal control laws, the humane capture and treatment of unwanted animals, investigation of animal abuse, neglect, cruelty within the CORPORATE limits of the City of Peru.

We also investigate animal bites, nuisance animals, unlicensed domestic pets.

Please have your pet spayed or neutered and help control the pet population. Thank You.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

TO REPORT A LOOSE DOG: Call DISPATCH at 765-473-5522. They are open 24/7 and will radio the appropriate staff to assist.

WHEN CALLING OUR OFFICE: PLEASE LEAVE A MESSAGE IF YOU REACH VOICEMAIL.  

TO REGISTER YOUR DOG(S), PLEASE CLICK THE FOLLOWING:  PET REGISTRATION
PET REGISTRATION RUNS FROM JANUARY 1 TO DECEMBER 31.
You will need to show:

Veterinary information (Name & Number)
Proof of Rabies (Required by the State of Indiana)
Proof of Spay/Neuter (to get the discounted rate).

FEES:
$40.00:  If owner is under 62 and dog is NOT neutered/spayed.

$ 5.00 If owner is under 62 and dog is neutered/spayed.

FREE:  If owner is 62+ and dog is neutered/spayed.
            If dog is a neutered/spayed licensed service animal.

**Dogs under 12 weeks old do not require registration.

Tags can be picked up at City of Peru Animal Care & Control BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Tags are also available by seeing our friends at Miami County Veterinary Clinic on Logansport Road.

LIMITS:  Residents are allowed 3 dogs per residence in the City of Peru.

DNR/WILDLIFE:  If you need assistance for an orphaned or injured wild animal, please refer to the DNR licensed rehab list: https://www.in.gov/.../orphaned.../wildlife-rehabilitators/

WELFARE CHECKS:  City Ordinance indicates all animals shall have water, shelter, food.  If you feel an animal is not being cared for properly, please reach out to us for a welfare check.  You can do this anonymously. WELFARE CHECK

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Greg Douglass
Greg Douglass,
Animal Control Officer

Animal Control
75 German St
Peru, IN 46970
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