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Animal Control
Contact: David Drozinski, Animal Control Officer
Phone: (518) 832-3505

If the Animal Control Officer is unavailable, please contact the Saratoga County Sheriff's Department for assistance at (518) 885-6761.  For emergencies, please dial 911.

After hours veterinary emergencies:
          Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital (518) 785-1094 located at 222 Troy-Schenectady Road, Latham 

For injured wildlife please contact North Country Wildlife (518) 964-6740

For bats please contact Saratoga County Department of Public Health (518) 584-7460

Due to State Rules & Regulations the Animal Control Officer does not handle cats or wild life.

Dog licenses will continue to be issued by the Town Clerk at 518-885-9220 ext. 110.

You are now able to renew your dog license online.  Just CLICK HERE and follow the instructions.  You will need to know the license number and last name to access the information.  If the rabies certificate needs to be updated, you will not be able to renew online until the information has been updated in the office.  Call the office at 518-885-9220 x110 for instructions on updating or email a copy of the certificate to  
The Town of Milton’s Animal Control is responsible for a number of duties including:
  • Ensuring that pets are appropriately licensed and that shots are current
  • Guarding the public against animals running at large
  • Working proactively to reunite lost pets with their owners
  • Educating the public about the spaying and neutering of pets
  • Enforcing all relevant sections of the New York State Agriculture and Markets Law
Please be aware that all dogs must be licensed at four months of age and need to wear their license tags at all times. Dogs can be licensed at the Town Clerk’s office. 

Registering your dog:
1st time – You will need to bring in proof of rabies and proof if your dog has been spayed or neutered.  Both of these can be the receipt from the Vet with date of vaccination.
Yearly Renewal - If rabies has expired or will expire within 30 days of renewal, we will need a new rabies certificate.
The cost of registration yearly is:
  • $20.50 if your dog has not been spayed or neutered
  • $13.50 if they have been spayed or neutered
You may mail a check for renewal to:
Town of Milton
503 Geyser Road
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
If it is the first time registering, you will need to come to the office so we can enter all your information into the computer and to provide you with a registration tag.  If you would like to pay by credit card you will also need to come into the office.
At all times of the year, animals kept outdoors should be provided with adequate shelter to protect them from weather extremes, along with sufficient food and fresh water daily.