Our Enforcement branch has Animal Care Officers on staff to ensure the welfare of the Borough's domesticated animals.


The Officers enforce the regulations set forth under Title 24 of the MAT-SU Borough Code.

They investigate animal-related incidents such as bite cases, neglect cases, and cruelty cases. They perform a variety of other functions as well, including:

  • Retrieval of strays
  • Addressing reports of excessive barking or other public nuisance
  • Animal welfare investigations
  • Responding to animal-related public heath and safety issues
  • Removal of deceased animals
  • Kennel inspections
  • License / Registration enforcement
  • MSB Title 24 code enforcement
  • Community education

    Borough Code / Borough Law - requires all animals to be continuously under restraint. It's for your safety and for the safety of your family.

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