City of Kingston, New York Official Seal

Kingston 2025

Dog Control Officer

Shaun MacCreery
(845) 331-1671
1 Garraghan Drive 
Kingston, NY 12401

Call to inquire about adopting dogs, to report stray, barking, running at large dogs or to report dog bites in the City of Kingston only.

Procedure to Adopt a Dog from the City of Kingston:
Individuals wishing to adopt a dog that is currently being sheltered by the City of Kingston need to contact the City Dog Warden at (845) 331-1671. All animals will be appropriately vaccinated for the rabies virus and distemper prior to being released to a new owner. All animals are spayed or neutered.  There is a $160 fee for the adoption of an animal, however, the new owner will be responsible for licensing the dog with their local clerk. These fees are for the City of Kingston only and are presently $7.50/year for a spayed or neutered dog and $14.50 for an un-spayed or un-neutered dog. Other communities may have different fee schedules. Adoption of animals is not restricted to City of Kingston residents only, it is open to any individual who is interested. Spay/Neuter certificates available while supply lasts.

Dogs Available At Present Time
for Adoption from City


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