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The mission of the Animal Control Unit is to provide safety and public service to the citizens of Cañon City while also protecting the welfare of animals through enforcement and education.
The Community Services Officer conducts investigations concerning animal-related violations of Cañon City Municipal Ordinances. Investigations primarily involve:
The duties of the Animal Control Unit include:
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:
Although cats are not currently required to be licensed, they can be impounded if they are determined to be a nuisance. The owners will be charged impound fees.
The Cañon City Police Department welcomes you to the Cañon City area and would like to remind you that for the safety of you and your dog, keep all dogs leashed in public places.