Animal Services

The Animal Services Department coordinates all animal control activities within the boundaries of Pocatello and manages the animal shelter located in Upper Ross Park where dog and cat adoptions are available.
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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.

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Hours & Enforcement Information


Animal Shelter Facility Hours


  • Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Closed on Sundays and Holidays
For emergencies during hours of non-operation please call the Pocatello Police Department at 208-234-6100.

Enforcement Services


  • Monday – Friday:  7 a.m. – 8 p.m. 
  • Saturday:  8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Sunday:  9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
For additional information please call 208-234-6156 or email the Animal Services Department.

Sponsors

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