Animal Control Contact Info

  • Thomas Morris

  • Animal Control Officer
  • home icon 40 Seneca St
  •       Dundee, NY 14837
  • phone icon (607) 522-5580
  • Yates County Sherriffs Office
  • phone icon (315) 536-4438
  • Notice

  • Dog License Applications and Renewals are processed through the Town Clerk's Office.
  • Valid Proof of Rabies is Required

The Animal Control Officer is responsible for enforcing local and state law including licensing, rabies, vaccination mandates, rescuing & caring for strays with the transporting of unclaimed animals to contracted animal shelter.

Dog Licenses

Dog Licenses are required by NY State Law on any dog, age 4 months or older, issued by the municipality of which you reside.

To obtain a dog license for the Town of Starkey, please contact the Town Clerk at 607-243-5410 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cost is $7.00 for spayed/neutered and $15.00 for unsprayed/unneutered. A valid rabies vaccination certificate will be required from an licensed veterinarian. We will not accept rabies vaccinations that are store bought and self administered. 

If you are found to have a unlicensed dog, a notice of compliance will be issued and then a ticket for court appearance, if matter still is not tended too.


  • Millstone Veterinary Clinic
    Address: 5923 NY-14A, Dundee, NY 14837
    Phone: (607) 243-5298

  • Lakeside Veterinary Services
    Address: 220 S. Catherine St., Montour Falls, NY, 14865
    Phone: (607) 535-2500

  • Eastview Veterinary Clinic
    Address: 1260 NY-14A, Penn Yan, NY 14527
    Phone: (315) 536-9871

Dog Licence Requirements

  •  Current rabies shot record
  • Application form
  • Cost ranges from $7.00 for spayed/neutered to $15.00
  • Deceased dog - provide notice and the tag to stop automatic license renewal

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