Animal Control

Animal Complaints


The City of Phillipsburg does not have an animal control officer however the city does work with residents to assist with dogs. If a dog is has been contained you can call the City Office (785) 543-5234 and employees will take the dog to the animal pound.

If the dog is vicious please call the Sheriff's Office at (785) 543-6885 for immediate assistance.

If you know who the animal’s owner is and you wish to file a complaint with the municipal court, please contact the Phillips County Sheriff’s Office.

Dog Pound


If your dog is missing please check with the City of Phillipsburg City Office at (785) 543-5234 to see if your pet has been taken to the dog pound. The daily fee for keeping the dog is $8. This must be paid for in advance prior to taking the dog home.

Adoption of Dogs


Dogs in the pound are available for adoption if they have not been claimed by their owner. A receipt from a licensed veterinarian for spaying / neutering the animal must be provided to the City Office.

Receive notice when Dogs are in the pound


To receive alerts by text or e-mail when the City has a dog in the pound please subscribe to the Alert Center City Office & Public Works. Notices are also available at the City's Facebook page The City Government of Phillipsburg KS.

Other Animals


The City of Phillipsburg is not licensed to shelter cats or other animals.