For information regarding a lost or missing animal call the Police Department at 651-450-2525 during business hours. After hours call Dakota County Dispatch at 911.
Animals are taken to the South Saint Paul Animal Hospital when an owner can't be found.
They can be reached by phone at 651-455-5897.
Dog licenses may be purchased at City Hall, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (excluding official holidays). In order to obtain a license you must provide proof of a current rabies vaccination from your veterinarian.
If you are unable to visit City Hall during regular business hours you can download a Dog License Application
Please print and complete an application for each dog you intend to license. Mail your completed application(s), along with proof of current rabies vaccination and payment, to the following address:
City of Inver Grove Heights
Attn: Dog Licensing
8150 Barbara Ave.
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077
City staff will process completed applications as soon as possible and mail the license(s) back to applicants. Please note that incomplete applications will not be processed.
Call (651) 450-2500 for more information or to make arrangements to pay by phone.
Dogs must be under owner control at all times. A dog must be on a leash no longer than six feet, or restrained by voice commands.
Animal control regulations are part of the Inver Grove Heights City Code, Title 5, Chapter 4.
The City of Inver Grove Heights Police Department responds to animal control complaints and issues. In general, the City does not respond to issues related to wild animals.
Please contact the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources at 651-296-6157 for tips or help regarding problems with wildlife.
To file a complaint or ask a question regarding animal control please contact the Police Department at 651-450-2525 during regular business hours. After hours call Dakota County Dispatch at 911.