orange catArchuleta County Animal Control   970-731-2160

What Does the Animal Control Division Do?

  • Investigates, prevents and stops animal neglect and cruelty
  • Enforces animal-related laws by educating pet owners, issuing citations and, if needed, impounding animals
  • Protects the public from dangerous animals
  • Rescues animals that are in danger, sick or injured

Responds To Calls

  • Dogs at large
  • Barking dogs
  • Found dogs
  • Aggressive animals
  • Stray animals that are injured, sick or in danger
  • Animal attacks upon other animals or people
  • Animal cruelty and neglect
  • Animals in traffic or loose livestock on highway

Animal Poison Control   888-426-4435


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