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Animal Services

Animal Services provides service and protection to the county's citizens and pet animals. Officers patrol for strays, investigate incidents, make welfare checks and enforce local regulations. The department also operates the county shelter, which provides safe haven for strays and animals in need of homes.

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The Eagle County Animal Shelter facilitates animal adoptions, holds animals that have been impounded and are waiting to be reclaimed, tracks lost and found animals, and maintains a list of animals needing homes. The shelter also houses the offices of the Animal Services Department.

Rules and Regulations
The Animal Services Department uses education to promote compliance with the laws of Eagle County and various towns within Eagle County, as they relate to pet animals.