C.A.R.E.S. is the Animal Care & Control Authority for the city of Burien, WA. 
Our Animal Control Officers (ACOs) are on-call 24/7 for animal-related emergencies, and respond to and investigate citizen complaints/concerns regarding animal welfare, animal control law violations, and animal-related public safety issues. 
Use the form below to make a complaint and/or request Animal Control services, or contact us at 206-812-2737.   

Concerns/complaints that our ACOs can assist with include:

  • Loose/stray dogs

  • Animal welfare concerns

  • Neglect/cruelty investigations

  • Aggressive dogs

  • Dog bites/attacks

  • Dead animal removal

  • Leash law violations

  • Licensing enforcement

Click here for the Request for Animal Control Services form.

Click here to visit the City of Burien's Animal Control webpage.