About the City of Mobile Animal Shelter

The mission of the City of Mobile Animal Shelter is to balance the health, safety and welfare needs of the people and animals in our City. Through our mission we will educate the public about responsible companion animal ownership, aggressively investigate animal cruelty cases, provide compassion and humane care for unwanted, stray, abused and abandoned animals in our City, administer dog licenses, give adoptable animals a second chance at a forever home, and humanely euthanize animals when necessary and appropriate.

The Animal Shelter may be contacted during business hours at 251-208-2800. In case of emergency, after hours, Animal Control can be reached by calling Mobile 311 until 6:00 p.m.Monday through Saturday. After 6:00 p.m. and on Sunday and Holidays, please call MPD @ 251-208-7211 and ask for ANIMAL CONTROL.