Animal Control Unit
The Animal Control Officer conducts investigations concerning animal related violations of Cañon City Municipal Ordinances. Investigations primarily involve Animals at Large; Noise Disturbance; Bites; Vicious Animals; Cruelty; Abuse; and Abandonment.
|The duties of the Animal Control Unit include:
Evaluation of sick or injured animals - domestic and wild, and transportation if necessary;
Apprehend and impound loose dogs and/or livestock;
Assist Canon City Police Officers when requested;
Evaluate animals for signs of cruelty, neglect, and abuse;
Assist citizens with removal of nuisance wildlife (skunks, raccoons, and squirrels) by setting up and maintaining live traps;
Removal of any small animal carcass from roadways as well as private property in the event an animal carcass is found by a
Attempt to mediate any neighborhood disputes over animal issues through communication, education, and enforcement;
Cooperate with other agencies such as the Department of Wildlife and the Fremont County Sheriff's Office when necessary.
Cañon City requires that all dogs must be licensed. Check with your veterinarian, the Cañon City Police Department, or the Fremont County Sheriff's Office for information on licenses and fees.
Cañon City Impound and License Fees are as follows:
Dog Impounds: $12.50 1st Day, $5.00 each additional day
|IN AN EMERGENCY
Animal Control Officer
Canon City Police
161 Justice Center Road
Cañon City, CO 81212