Reporting a Lost or Found Canine
Obtaining a Pet License
To obtain a city license for your pet the cost is $2.50 for spayed or neutered dogs, and $4.00 for intact pets. The City of Ozark does require citizens to have an updated rabies vaccination to obtain a city license and to bring in proof of current rabies vaccination. The City of Ozark requires citizens to register their dogs annually. Impounded dogs in order to be released to their owners must obtain a current rabies vaccination, city license, and pay a minimum of $20.00 holding fee. Licenses are obtained at Ozark City Hall. (417) 581-2407 ext. 1205.
Adoption of Animals
All currently impounded animals must be held by Animal Control for seven (7) days. All impounded dogs not claimed after such period can be adopted if the person adopting provides the following:
If you have lost or found a pet; want to report a dangerous animal, animal at large, animal nuisance, or animal neglect, please call Ozark Animal Control at (417) 581-6600.
Examples of Violations
This list is not a comprehensive list of all city codes regarding animals. It is a brief, summarized list of just a few of the most common violation.