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
SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 2015 AT 12:00 NOON

Many people tell me "I couldn’t do your job," and I think – How could you not want to work in a place where you get to make both people and animals happy? When you volunteer, you’re able to care for these animals who may not have been treated well and need that TLC or may have lost their owner and need to find a new one. You can help to socialize and get them into a new home, what a great feeling! For those that wish not to work with the animals but would love to help, we have other things that could be done around the shelter. If you are interested in volunteering and would like to make a difference in another's life, please attend our Orientation on Saturday, April 18, at 12:00 noon to learn more. We’re located at the new Pocatello Animal Shelter, 3100 Avenue of the Chiefs, or you can call 208-234-6156.

 
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.

 
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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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