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For information on any animals available, please call Animal Control Officer Jim Wang at 440.871.3311.



DIVISIONS - Animal Control


Westlake Animal Control Officer (ACO)


The Westlake animal control officer manages all issues related to animals, from public education regarding ordinances and laws, to citizen complaints about invasive animals. The animal control officer patrols the city, enforces such laws, and provides solutions to animal-related issues to make Westlake a safe place for residents and animals, too.


Animal control services include:


For Westlake city ordinances that pertain to animals, click here.


For coyote sighting infomation, click here.


For assistance in finding a lost dog or adopting an animal, visit the Cuyahoga County Kennel at