Any emergency calls should be directed to 786-2941 and the call will be forwarded to the DCO. She will respond to found dog calls if the dog is contained, injured dog, and dog bites where the dog is not with the owner.
Dog barking complaints should be left on the regular Dog Control Office answering machine at 786-2940.
Forms & Documents
The Town of Union Dog Control Office contracts with the Broome County Dog Shelter which is located on Cutler Pond Road left of the driveway to the Broome County Public Safety Facility, adjacent to the Broome Community College Campus. It is Town of Union policy to transport unidentified dogs to the shelter immediately after they are picked up by Town Staff.
The telephone number for the Front Street Dog Shelter is: 778-2493.
Are you missing a pet? Please check the following:
The Town of Union only contracts with the Broome County Dog Shelter, but the following agencies may be contracted to assist you in locating a lost pet:
|BC Humane Society
167 Conklin Ave
Binghamton, NY 13903
|Project P.A.W. Inc.,
127 Bevier Street
Binghamton, NY 13904
351 Flint Road
Binghamton, NY 13905
|Animal Care Council
Dog licenses are issued by the Town of Union Town Clerk's Office.
Further information may be obtained on the Town Clerk's Office.
Office Hours (except for holidays)
After normal office hours until 10:00 pm If the call is an EMERGENCY (defined as Dog Bites when the owner of the dog is unknown, injured dogs when the owner is unknown, or found dogs if the dog is CONTAINED), call 786-2941 and leave a message. This will page the Dog Control Officer on call.
The Dog Control office is staffed seven days a week as follows - Tuesday and Wednesday 8 am to 4 pm, Monday, Thursday and Friday 8 am to 10 pm, Saturday and Sunday 9 am to 5 pm. The Town Office building is closed on weekends and after 4 pm on weekdays. For After hour’s emergencies, please call 786-2941. After hours emergencies are considered to be an injured dog or a dog bite where the owner of the dog is not known.
Please call the Dog Control Office at (607) 786-2940 as soon as you know your dog is missing. If we are closed or unavailable, please leave a voicemail message with a description of the dog and how we may contact you. You should also call the Broome County Dog Shelter at 778-2493. For a list of DCO's in Broome County please refer to this site http://www.gobroomecounty.com/community/BCDogControlOfficers.pdf