The City of Windsor Heights Police Department provides animal control for residents living within the city limits.
Animal Concerns / Complaints
Contact the Windsor Heights Dispatcher 24/7 at 515-286-3632 for Police Department response regarding:
Stray / nuisance animals
Concerns for animal welfare
Lost / found animals
Reported injured animals
Wild and / or aggressive animals
The city also has a cooperative agreement for services with Polk County Animal Control for those instances in which circumstances extend beyond the capabilities or resources of our patrol officers. Additionally, the city works with a no-kill shelter for abandoned animals.
All domesticated animals are required to be licensed in the City of Windsor Heights on an annual basis.
Registration is due January 1 - March 31 each year. After March 31, the penalty will be double the registration amount.
Obtaining a License
To obtain a license, please bring the following information to Public Safety Building, 1133 66th St, Windsor Heights IA 50324
Current rabies vaccination certificate
Proof of altering from your veterinarian
Pet License - spayed/neutered animal: $20 per calendar year
Pet License – not spayed / neutered: $30 per calendar year
Pet Unlicensed Delinquency Fee - Double original license fee (after March 31)