The primary objective of Upper Darby Animal Control is to preserve and protect the public through investigation and abatement of animal related nuisances. This is accomplished through the enforcement of the provisions of the Animal Control ordinances and other laws, regulations and policies.
The Upper Darby Animal Wardens have a combined 50 years of experience and look forward to serving the community. If you have any questions, please contact:
Duties of the Animal Wardens include issues related to:
Yes. You must renew your dog license with the Delaware County Treasurer's Office every January.
No. Upper Darby has an ordinance that prohibits cats from roaming the community.
No. However, pet owners must take proper care of their pets. They must have adequate food and water supply and be kept clean, free of urine and feces. There must be no offending odors inside or outside the dwelling.
Pet owners must take measures to prevent their pets from excessive barking, crying or making annoying noise.
Animals are not allowed to run loose.
All animals must be secured by a leash.
Animal droppings must be picked up immediately.
Residents of Upper Darby may apply for access to the Kent Dog Park a fenced-in area for well-behaved dogs to get fresh air, exercise and playtime with other dogs.