Reporting Vicious Dogs
If you are aware of an address that is harboring a vicious dog contact (716) 286-4393 or email the Niagara Falls City Clerk’s Office(Lisa.Vitello@niagarafallsny.gov) or visit the office between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. There is a form available on this website to report vicious dogs which may be impacting the quality of life in your neighborhood.
Residents may submit complaints anonymously
A vicious Dog is defined as one that:
Approached any person unprovoked in a menacing fashion or apparent attitude of attack on public streets, sidewalks, parks or any public right of way.
Aggressively bitten, attacked, endangered or otherwise inflicted injury or death on a domestic animal off its owners property while unprovoked.
A dog that was involved in more than one (1) instance of a menacing nature.
Aggressively bitten, attacked, endangered or otherwise inflicted severe personal injury on a human either on public or private property.
If residents have any questions or concerns please contact the Office of the City Clerk.
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745 Main Street Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 4:00PM
Niagara Falls, New York 14301 Closed Holidays
Telephone: (716) 286-4300
Fax: (716) 286-4398
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City Clerk Staff
|Lisa A. Vitello
|City Clerk/Registrar of Vital Statistics||(716) 286-4393|
|Leonard Lapp Jr.
|Principal Account Clerk/
Deputy Registrar of Vital Statistics
|Senior Clerk||(716) 286-4390|
|Account Clerk||(716) 286-4391|
|Cynthia McClellan Smith
|Junior Account Clerk||(716) 286-4392|
|Senior Building Attendant||(716) 286-4394|
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