Animal Control

Police Officers Holding DogsFor live animal concerns in the city, please call 425-407-3999. Dispatch will advise a Stanwood Deputy who will determine what steps need to be taken to address the issue. The City of Stanwood does contract with Snohomish County Animal Control but only for very limited circumstances. All animals that are picked up are taken to the Everett Animal Shelter 425-257-6000. 

City of Stanwood Public Works can be called for deceased animals on city roadways at 360-629-9781.

Lost Pets

If your pet is lost:

  • Call 425-407-3999 or Stanwood Police Department  425-388-5290 to see if your dog was picked up.
  • Contact the Everett Animal Shelter at 425-257-6000.
  • Contact Local Veterinary Clinics.

Pet Licensing

Dogs residing in the Stanwood city limits are required to be licensed. Learn more about Dog Licensing in Stanwood.