Animal Control

The City of Waterloo has been granted an Animal Welfare License from the State of Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.


To contact the City of Waterloo Animal Control Services Officer:
Phone: 291-4440 – Option #4
E-mail: animal.control@waterloo-ia.org
E-mail: sandie.greco@waterloo-ia.org

The Following Services are Provided by the City:

  • Barking Dog Complaints
  • Unsanitary Conditions Complaints
  • Too Many Animals (per household) Calls
  • Dog at Large Calls
  • Pick up of Confined Domestic Animals
  • Pick up of all Dead Animals (except owner’s animals)
  • Neglected, Abused or Abandoned Animals
  • Potentially Dangerous Dog Calls
  • Aggressive Domestic Animal Calls
  • Sick or Injured Domestic Animals
  • Pick Up of “ONLY” Injured/Sick Wildlife
  • Investigate All Bite Cases Within the City Limits

The following services are provided to Cedar Falls :

  • Dogs at Large Calls
  • Pick up of Confined Domestic Animals
  • Pick up of All Dead Animals (except owner’s animals)
  • Neglected, Abused or Abandoned Animals
  • Unsanitary Condition Complaints
  • Potentially Dangerous Dog Calls
  • Investigate All Bite Cases within the City Limits
  • Pick up of ONLY injured/sick wildlife


  • Regular hours – 8:00 am to 4:00 pm – Monday thru Sunday
    On Call After Hours


  • All owners of lost/missing pets within Waterloo and Cedar Falls should check the “Angels for Animals” website and Facebook.

Animals may be redeemed at the City’s site during working hours or by calling Animal Control and setting up an appointment after hours.
Redemption Fees:

  • $25.00 PICK UP FEE
  • $10.00 PER DAY HOLDING FEE

REPORT ALL LOST DOGS AND CATS TO:
City of Waterloo Animal Control Services – 291-4440 – OPTION #4
And Black Hawk Animal Control – 235-5335