Dial 911 for serious bites. Seek medical attention for all animal bites.
To report an animal bite, call the Surprise Police Department at 623 222-4000.
Please be prepared to identify the animal with details such as:
location last seen
If possible, contain the animal safely but don't try to contain a vicious animal.
Owners who cannot produce proof of a current rabies vaccination must quarantine their animal at their expense with Maricopa County Animal Care and Control Services, (MCACCS), or a quarantine-approved veterinary hospital.
Owners may confine their animal at their home with the consent of, and in a manner prescribed by, an Animal Control Officer, provided they can show proof of the following within 24 hours.
Dogs – license and rabies vaccination
Cats – rabies vaccination
Animal Bites (Source: Maricopa County Animal Care and Control)