ANIMAL CONTROL and RABIES RESPONDER
The Dog Warden is responsible for answering all dog and dog bite complaints.
Licensing and Vaccinations
Please contact the Town of Palmyra Clerk's office for more information.
It is unlawful for a dog to be unleashed off the owner's premises in the Village of Palmyra. This includes all parks and recreation areas.
It shall be the responsibility of every dog owner or person having possession, custody or control of a dog to remove any feces left by said dog and deposit it in a container lawfully used for disposal of refuse.
If you have lost your dog, contact the Village of Palmyra Dog Warden Office at . If there is no answer, leave a message with your name, address, and phone number. Also give the breed, color, sex and age and any other identifying collars or tags that are on the dog. If your dog returns home before we call you back, please leave a message to let us know you are all set.
If your dog has been impounded, contact the Dog Warden at and leave a message. Your call will be returned.
You will need to provide up-to-date license and rabies information, as well as pay the accrued impound and boarding fees for your dog. Call the Animal Control Officer to make arrangements for the return of your dog.
There are redemption fees for a dog impounded by the Dog Warden.
Rabies and Wild Animals
Rabies is found in warm-blooded animals, frequently in raccoons, foxes, skunks, and bats. All warm-blooded animal bites are considered for possible exposure to the rabies virus. For this reason, it has been mandated by the New York State Public Health Law that every animal bite be reported to the Wayne County Public Health Department. Call the Wayne County Health Department at (315)-946-5749 (weekdays 8:00am - 4:00pm) or call 911 (after hours and weekends).
If you need wildlife rescue services, contact the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for a list of nuisance wild life agents.