Department Head
Mary Remer

Department Address
Upper Ross Park
3100 Ave. of the Chiefs
Pocatello, ID 83205
208-234-6157

Animal Shelter Hours
Mon-Fri 10 am - 5 pm
Saturday 10 am - 3 pm

Closed Sunday

 
 
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ANIMAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT MISSION

The Animal Services Department coordinates all animal control activities within the boundaries of Pocatello and manages the animal shelter located in Upper Ross Park. The animal shelter is open to the public Monday through Saturday and provides educational tours and volunteer programs for all age groups. Public presentations by employees can be scheduled and written information on animal issues is available by contacting the shelter office.

 
VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION—JANUARY 2015

The first orientation of the year for animal shelter volunteers will be held on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 12:00 noon. The Pocatello Animal Shelter is located near Upper Ross Park at 3100 Avenue of the Chiefs.

 
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

The holidays are upon us and so is the time for giving! We have many little guys and gals that would love to give you their hearts and have hopes to live in your forever home this season.

 

Through December, Friends of The Pocatello Animal Shelter will assist in part of the adoption fees for these wonderful animals.

 


Dogs – $71.90
(was $121.90)

Cats – $40.10
(was $85.00)

 

This is a great savings to help make yours and theirs a Winter Wonderland. Come up and choose your newest addition to your family today!

 
TAKE YOUR WALK FOR A DOG

Support your local animal organization simply by walking your dog! Use the app each time you grab for the leash. It’s healthy for you, your dog, and your favorite shelter or rescue.

 

Go to www.wooftrax.com.

 

Click "Get the App" at the top of the page, install the free Android or iPhone app, and start taking your Walk for a Dog every day. You can change the shelter or rescue you are walking for in the setup tab of the app for iPhone users, or in the settings menu for Android users. The more people walking for a shelter or rescue, the more we can donate.

 
A BOND'S BEST FRIEND
 

 


Dogs like Beans (above) need great homes. If you are considering a pet, consider adopting from the Pocatello Animal Shelter. For a list of pets up for adoption click here.
Do you want to give a helping hand to the animals? But you are under 18 years old or don't have time to volunteer in person at the shelter? Click here for a list of projects that can be done from home, by families, as service projects and by those not old enough to volunteer at the shelter.
The Pocatello Cell Dog Program is a collaborative effort to allow inmates a chance to give back to the community by helping with the training of companion animals. Click here to learn more.
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