The Animal Control Officer (ACO) serves the communities of East Lyme and Waterford. The animal shelter is currently located on Chester Street inside Bates Woods Park in New London, Connecticut.

The hours of operation for the shelter are as follows:

  • Monday thru Friday 9:00AM to 4:00PM
  • Closed Saturday and Sunday

Contacting the Animal Control Officer:

  • East Lyme residents: 860-739-3419.
  • Waterford residents: 860-442-9451 and press option 2.
  • Email address: