Lost & Found Animals


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Reporting dogs running at large:

To report an animal that is running at large in your area, contact the Perryville Police Department 573-547-4546 anytime. With your help of where the animal may belong, we will give the owner regulations that are required by the City of Perryville. Your information is not given to the animal owner. We understand the need for anonymity so to keep the preservation of friendly neighborhoods.

Available for Adoption at the Perryville Municipal Animal Shelter:

If you would like to adopt one of the animals that are pictured, call. You must agree and sign an agreement to have your newly adopted pet spayed or neutered and vaccinated.

Notifications: For when new pets are listed as available for adoption, sign up for Notify Me

Animals available for adoption are listed in this section
If interested, call for more information


Recent animal pick ups that are on stray hold are listed further down the page

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Animal Identification:
Micro Chips: They are a form of animal identification. They work by radio frequency i.d. (rfid) and are about the size of a piece of rice. It does not require batteries or maintenance. Micro Chip readers which the City has sends a signal to the chip which reads the number associated with that chip only. We scan animals that are picked up, if a micro chip is detected we will call the company associated with that chip and attempt to make contact with the owner.

PLEASE REGISTER your pets micro chip with the CHIP Company. They are available 24/7, this giving your pet a faster return home and preferred Veterinary care if needed. Please provide secondary contact information and if any of this information is changed i.e. address, phone numbers, remember to change this with the Company as well.
If you have questions about Micro Chips, give us a call or your pets Veterinarian

Want to check your pets micro chip...we can do that

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Missouri Dept. of Agriculture stray hold requirements are 5 days, this allows time for the owner to reclaim their animal. Unless the animal owner has surrendered it or is otherwise ordered by a licensed Veterinarian for health reasons. After this time frame and if the animal is not claimed by the owner, the animal may be available for adoption.
Time of posting does not indicate date animal was picked up. Pictures of animals are sometimes copied to other web sites that are not affiliated, edited by or under the control of the City of Perryville. Those web sites may not have current information, have a delay in posting and may indicate the City of Perryville as having an animal which is no longer available.

Recent pick up stray holds are listed here
To claim an animal, call 573-547-4546 anytime
NOTE: redemption, vaccination, medical and boarding fees may apply

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If you are missing a animal not pictured here, call us

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These animals were transferred to Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary and have found a new home

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Please visit their 
website and/or follow them on Facebook.

Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary is a 501 (c) (3) non profit organization and a no kill shelter
A loving group of people caring for animals in a pleasant atmosphere

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A few of the calls we receive regarding conflicts with or concerns for Wildlife 
Each one needing a different approach for safe handling and
a successful rescue with the goal to return to nature