Animal Control

The City of Rock Island employs one Animal Control Officer. The Animal Control Officer follows up on animal complaints such as:

  • Animals running at large
  • Animal bites
  • Other domestic animal complaints

Pet Owner Responsibilities

Some common dog and cat owner responsibilities in the City of Rock Island include the following:

  • Keep animals up to date on vaccinations
  • Have current Rock Island County tags which can be purchased at the Rock Island County Animal Care and Control or at your local veterinarian office
  • Animals are to be under owner control at all times
  • Animal waste is to be removed regularly

Impounded Animals

Animals that are impounded by the Animal Control Officer are taken to the Rock Island County Animal Care and Control, 4001 78th Ave, Moline IL, (309) 558-3647.