Animal Control Information
Our objective is to work with residents to create safe and healthy communities for people and animals.
AN ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER (ACO) IS IN THE FIELD
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
THE COMMUNITIES SERVED BY OUR ACO ARE
Buhl, Fayal Township, Kinney, Leonidas, Mountain Iron, Gilbert/Biwabik, St. Louis County and Virginia
THE PHONE NUMBER IS
IF IT IS AFTER HOURS
If it is an emergency, please call 911.
IF YOU FIND AN ANIMAL AND CAN SAFELY TRANSPORT IT
On your own, you can always bring the animal to Mesabi Humane Society located at 2305 Southern Drive Virginia, MN.
Our customer service desk is open to the public:
Tuesday through Sunday, noon until 5 p.m.
We are closed Mondays and holidays.
IF YOUR ANIMAL IS FOUND
There is an owner claim fee of $35.00 for the first day and $10.00 for each additional day.
If this is your second offense the fee begins at $50.00.
If this is your third offense the fee begins at $100.00.