The Animal Services Department is responsible for the control of dangerous dogs, rabies, operation of the animal shelter and protection of animals from illegal treatment. Animal Services collects lost and straying animals, provides a central location for owners find their lost pet, adopt a new pet and a place where a pet can find a new home. The Animal Shelter is also a place for volunteers, field trips for schools and works alongside many vocational services and animal rescues.
The animal shelter receives dogs, cats and other animals daily who are in need of a home. You can visit the animal shelter and visit the animals. Adoption fees for cats are $90, for dogs $110 and includes vaccinations, spaying and neutering, and testing for common diseases. Prices for other animals are variable.