Adrienne Byrne-Lutz, MS
Toll Free: 800.527.0709
Wichita, KS 67213
HOURS: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon-Sun
Protecting the health and safety of the community from dangers
and nuisances caused by stray and/or threatening animals, and ensuring the
proper care and safety of animals.
The Animal Control Department is responsible for enforcing all
Sedgwick County codes concerning the housing and care of animals. Officers also
ensure that animals do not pose a health or safety hazard to county residents
and that each animal is appropriately vaccinated and licensed as required by law
per county statute. Other enforcement activities of the Department include
returning loose dogs to their owners, confining strays at the city of Wichita
Animal Shelter, returning loose livestock to fenced pastures, investigating
instances of animal cruelty and violations of dangerous animal laws.
Cities served by Animal Control within Sedgwick County include:
Wichita Animal Shelter, operated by the city of Wichita and located at 3303
N. Hillside, is Sedgwick County’s only full service public animal shelter and
therefore provides animal sheltering services to all of Sedgwick County. Once an
animal is taken to the Wichita Animal Shelter by Sedgwick County Animal Control,
that animal may remain in the shelter up to three days.
Mission: To assure quality public services that provide for the present and future well-being of the citizens of Sedgwick County.
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