Lee County Domestic Animal Services has four divisions:
Lost & Found Pet Center
The Lost & Found Pet Center is open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for owners to claim their lost pets and for the intake of stray pets found by the public. Two customer service representatives staff the center during open hours. For after-hours emergencies, call 239-533-7387 to reach our answering services. Eleven animal care specialists are employed to care for lost pets as well as those currently available for adoption in our Pet Adoption Center.
Pet Adoption Center
The Pet Adoption Center is open Monday through Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Pets not claimed by owners are made available to the public for adoption. Applications may be submitted in person or online. Volunteers are on hand to help potential adopters select a pet that best suits their family and lifestyle. Two to three customer service representatives staff the Pet Adoption Center to approve applications and process adoptions.
Veterinary Services & Pet Licensing Center
Our Veterinary Services & Pet Licensing Center provides medical care for all pets that enter our shelter as well as operates a Trap-Neuter-Return program for feral cats, sterilization of pets whose owners receive public assistance and the sale of pet licenses. Microchip IDs are available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. No appointment is necessary. The Center is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Services are provided by two staff veterinarians, four veterinary technicians and two customer services representatives.
Our agency employs 11 Animal Control Officers, three investigators and two supervisors to handle all domestic animal-related incidents in unincorporated Lee County, as well as in the Town of Fort Myers Beach and the Cities of Fort Myers, Cape Coral and Bonita Springs. We are committed to protecting the safety and health of the residents of Lee County. Field Operations provides service to Lee County 24 hours a day, seven days a week.