To provide a high level of service to the citizens of Starkville, MS by humanely enforcing the City of Starkville, MS Ordinances as they pertain to domestic animals and the public’s health, safety and welfare.
To strive toward the reduction and prevention of animal related problems in the community through public education, a warning/citation system, and the impoundment of domestic animals.
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• Animal Control is a professional career. It is our duty to represent both the department and the city by maintaining professional appearance and conduct at all times.
• Humane treatment of animals is demanded at all times. Intentional animal abuse will not be tolerated.
• Sick, injured and distressed animals are the responsibility of the Animal Control ACO.
• The Animal Control ACO is to provide courteous, efficient and friendly service to all parties.