Animal Services

Responsibilities
Animal services is responsible for:
  • Providing a safe humane shelter for unwanted, stray, abused, and impounded animals in accordance with state and city regulations in a cost-efficient and effective manner
  • Balancing the health, public safety, and welfare needs of people and animals
  • Enforcing animal related laws responsibly
  • Educating the public about responsible companion animal ownership
  • Investigating cases where animal care is questionable
  • Finding new loving homes for homeless animals at our shelter