Animal Control Officers are responsible for enforcing various city ordinances regarding animals including the leash law, vaccination and licensing requirements, and checking on neglected or abused animals. Animal Control Officers can issue citations for violations in these cases. They also pick up loose animals and injured animals with no identifiable owner. Leavenworth Animal Control also facilitates the adoption of unclaimed animals from the Animal Control Shelter. Leavenworth Animal Control strongly urges pet owners to spay or neuter their pets. Animal Control also promotes responsible pet ownership through education efforts and advocacy.
If you see a Pet you are interested in please come in as soon as you can. We work on a first come, first serve basis. We encourage you to bring along your family, including the 4 legged, to meet the newest family member and make sure everyone is going to be happy with the decision. If everything goes well we will have you sign a contract and allow you to take your new friend home the same day.