City of Marshfield
Animal Control Officer
You may contact the City at (417) 468-2310 or (417) 859-2352 to report an animal at large, or to claim an impounded animal. Photos and/or descriptions of impounded animals can be viewed in the front lobby of City Hall.
The City of Marshfield requires that all animals subject to contracting rabies be vaccinated against the disease. Animals shall have a City issued tag for each animal. There is no charge for registering an animal, however proof of rabies vaccination is required to obtain a tag.
The City of Marshfield requires that any owner or keeper of any animal shall keep animals restrained or confined on the premises of the owner unless the animal is held by a leash. Any animal running at large in violation of the leash law may be picked up and impounded. If an animal is impounded by the City, the owner must pay a fee of $10.00, plus any boarding fees, and provide proof of rabies vaccination. Any animal not redeemed by the owner after 5 days may be placed for adoption or disposed of in a humane manner.
For further information, please refer to the Animal Control Brochure.