Animal Bite Reporting

Animal Biting - Duty to Report

You are required to report any animal that has bitten or attacked a person to the Animal Shelter, Police Department, or public health official.

This applies whether you are the owner of said animal or simply have knowledge of an animal bite or attack.

For More Information

The Animal Control Officer from the Animal Shelter will follow-up with the appropriate investigation. For more information, please contact the Stephen Memorial Animal Shelter at (641) 673-3991, or review Chapter 6.04, Animal Control in the City Code.