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Reporting Animal Bites

Any person knowing that an animal or person has been bitten by any domestic animal shall immediately notify Animal Control.


If the biting animal continues to pose an immediate and imminent danger, please call 911. The 911 Center will dispatch a law enforcement officer to respond.

If the biting animal does NOT pose an immediate or imminent danger, please call the appropriate animal control agency as follows:

If you were bitten in the City Of Portage
If you were bitten by an animal in the City of Portage, call Portage Animal Control at (219) 763-1825

If you were bitten in Porter County EXCEPT for the City of Portage
If you were bitten by an animal in any other area of Porter County EXCEPT the City of Portage, call Porter County Animal Control at (219) 477-3110