Dog Control


Stray Dogs Are Taken to Broome County Humane Society

Any stray dogs that are picked up will be taken to:

Broome County Humane Society 
167 Conklin Avenue,
Binghamton, NY 13903

Phone:  (607) 724-3709

Always leave a message if no one answers because they are often in the facility but away from the phone.

Shelter hours are:

  • Saturdays:  11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Closed Mondays
  • Tuesday through Friday:  Noon until 5 p.m.

Department Overview

The Town of Binghamton Dog Control Officer is in charge of enforcing dog regulations. Our Dog Control Officer responds to various dog-related incidents within the Town of Binghamton, including stray dogs, dog bites, barking complaints and the enforcement of licensing requirements.

Rabies Clinic Information

Click here for 2021 FREE RABIES CLINIC locations offered through BC Humane Society.

Click here for 2021 FREE RABIES CLINIC locations offered through AARF & BC Dept. of Health.
An additional FREE Rabies Clinic is being offered on 8/11/2021,  6 p.m. – 7 p.m. – TOB Community Center,
1905 Coleman Rd., Binghamton, NY.


Dog Complaints or Concerns

If you have a complaint or concern regarding a dog-related incident, please contact our Dog Control Officer. If you are directed to the Dog Control Officer’s voicemail, please leave a detailed message, including your contact information. Voicemails are regularly monitored.



Please print off the form below and return to the Dog Control Officer:    

Complaint Form (pdf) 

Staff Contacts

Rick Murray

Dog Control Officer


(607) 772-0357 ext. 022


(607) 217-8857


Contact Information


(607) 772-0357 x 022


(607) 217-8857


(607) 772-6911


279 Park Avenue
Binghamton, NY 13903
United States
See map: Google Maps

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