Animal Control

Overview


The City of Homestead animal control is dedicated to the health and welfare of animals in the City of Homestead. The animal control officer responds to calls for stray or deceased animals, animal cruelty, as well as nuisance violations.

Definitions of Terms


Animal Cruelty


Animals must have updated vaccines, be in a healthy condition, and have access to food, water, and shelter.

Animal Limitations


Four dogs (six months and older) are allowed for each residence. No fowl or livestock is allowed in residential areas.

Hours of Service


Any calls outside of the posted Animal Control Officer hours are referred to Miami-Dade Animal Services.