We strive to protect the health and welfare of people and animals in St Louis County. This is accomplished by controlling populations of stray and feral animals, enforcing County ordinances, and providing exemplary care for animals housed at the shelter.
We are a public resource, guiding and protecting people and animals to live in a safe, healthy, and humane community.
The St. Louis County Department of Health's vision is a collaborative public health system entrusted to coordinate and allocate resources for prevention and outreach to promote and create a healthy and safe environment.
We are committed to achieving the following values: