cityhall report

Animal Services

The City of Covington works in unison with St. Tammany Parish in protecting our citizens from the nuisances of irresponsible pet ownership and possible dangers of uncontrolled animals.  The information below will assist in keeping our neighborhoods safe from such animal issues.
 
  • FOR UNWANTED PETS OR STRAYS
Contact the St. Tammany Parish Animal Shelter at 985-809-0183.
(Covington citizens may request an Animal Control Officer to provide service at their residence or they may bring unwanted pets or stray animals to the St. Tammany Parish Animal Shelter located at 31078 Hwy 36 in Lacombe Monday –Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (except holidays).)
 
  • FOR DANGEROUS OR VICIOUS ANIMALS
Contact the Covington Police Department at 985-892-8500 or covpd@covla.com. 
(Once declared dangerous or vicious by the Covington Police Department, St. Tammany Parish Animal Control Officers will provide assistance to the Covington Police Department during regular businesses hours and on nights, weekends and holidays for emergency situations.)
 
  • FOR DEAD ANIMALS OR CARCASSES
Contact the Covington Public Works Department at 985-898-4700 or ahare@covla.com.