The City of Windsor Heights Police Department provides animal control for residents living within the city limits.
All dogs and cats are required to be licensed in the City of Windsor Heights on an annual basis from the first day of January each year. Applications made on or after April 1 are delinquent and the license fee is doubled.
Contact the Windsor Heights Dispatcher 24/7 at 515-286-3632 for Police Department response regarding:
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.
Lost & Found Animals
Should your pet become lost or you locate a lost pet, please contact the Police Department for assistance. You can also check our Police Department Facebook page for postings.
City Guidelines for Animals
Pets are not permitted to run at-large.
Law requires you to pick up pet waste.
Impounded animals incur a flat impound fee and boarding fee per day.