The City of El Dorado Springs has an Animal
Control Department to enforce ordinances pertaining to domestic
animals and livestock. It operates within the Police Department and has one
That employee divides their time between animal control duties
and other nuisance violations such as weeds, junk vehicles and
other types of nuisances.
The City has ordinances that regulate the
number of dogs and other livestock.
All dogs and cats are prohibited from running at large.
Dogs are required to be vaccinated against rabies and
have a city dog license annually.
The City maintains an animal shelter for
animals that are captured running at large.
Animals are kept for five days.
Owners may redeem their animals during this period.
At the end of the five days, if the animal is unclaimed
by the owner, any person may adopt the animal by paying the
apprehension fee of $2.00 and the daily boarding fee of $2.00
Anyone interested in adoption of these animals or making a donation for their care should contact the Animal Control Officer at 876-2313 before 3:00 p.m. weekdays.
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and/or voice messages regarding Pound Pets or Dog License