Animal Services

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  • Phone: 970-328-3647
    Fax: 970-328-2442

    Animal Services
    P.O. Box 57
    1400 Fairgrounds Road
    Eagle, Colorado 81631

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County animal shelter open by appointment

Contact: Aric Otzelberger, Deputy County Manager, 970-328-8858 or

April 15, 2016 - The Eagle County Animal Shelter is now open for services, including adoptions, by appointment. Call 970-328-3647 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; all messages will be returned. The shelter is operating in an interim capacity as the county evaluates its model for delivering animal services.

While there are no animals currently available at the shelter, those looking to adopt can monitor or for updates. Community members may also contact the Eagle Valley Humane Society at 970-328-7387 in Eagle; Colorado Animal Rescue at 970-947-9173 in Glenwood; Summit County Animal Shelter at 970-668-3230 in Frisco; or other animal rescue facilities for pet availability.

Animal control continues to operate 7 days a week. To report a stray or a dangerous animal, or to reclaim a lost pet, call 970-328-3647. Within the Town of Basalt, call the Basalt Police Department at 970-927-4316.