Town of Greenport Dog Control Officer


Jennifer Pinkowski   (Dogs Only)


Contact Info:

Phone: 518-567-7668
Email: [email protected]
Facebook Page: DCO Facebook Page (updates on missing & found pets)

Animal Reporting:

  • For animal cruelty or animal abandonment reports of any kind please contact the Police Dept.
  • For cats you will need to contact the Columbia Greene Humane Society, Animal Kind or a similar agency.
    • Please note that there is no official department to handle stray or feral cats in Greenport, so contacting an agency will be at your own expense.
  • For wildlife you will need to contact DEC or the Police Dept.
    • Please note that they may only be able to assist you in the case of an aggressive, wild animal.
  • For nuisance wildlife, you will need to contact a pest control specialist at your own expense.
  • For Livestock and Farm Animals contact the Police Dept.

Greenport Dog Licenses:

In the Town of Greenport you are required to license all dogs at the time they reach 4 months of age. If you have not yet obtained a license for your dog(s) please do so immediately with the Town Clerk.

The cost of a Dog License is:

$11.00 for Spayed or Neutered
$18.00 for Unaltered

At the time of making an application you will need to have:

  • Payment
  • Proof of rabies vaccination (including the manufacturer name for the serum and serum lot number)
  • Proof that your dog is spayed or neutered (if applicable). You will need this proof to receive the reduced fee of $11.00.

For Your Dog(s) License to Remain Valid, It Must Be Renewed Annually

*The penalty for harboring an unlicensed dog may result in a fine up to $250 or imprisonment for a period of no more than 15 days. Each day that a violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.


Greenport Police Dept
500 Town Hall Drive, Hudson, NY 12534

New York State Police (Troop K – Livingston)
3353 Route 9, Hudson, NY 12534

Columbia County Sheriff’s Dept
85 Industrial Tract, Hudson, NY 12534

Columbia-Greene Humane Society (SPCA)
111 Humane Society Road, Hudson, NY 12534

721 Warren Street, Hudson, NY 12534

Helpful Links:

Columbia and Greene Counties DCO List
Dog Control Officer’s of Columbia & Greene Counties

State of New York, Department of Agriculture And Markets – Article 7
NYS AML Article 7

State of New York, Department of Agriculture And Markets – Article 26
Animal Cruelty Law

Town of Greenport, Chapter 46, Animals
Town of Greenport Animal Codes

Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA

ASPCA – American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals