Animal Control

Taking Precautions during re-opening for COVID-19Effective June 1, 2020, Animal Control Lobby will be open to public access with specific limitations.

All people entering the building are encouraged to wear a face-covering.

  • Lobby - open 0700 and locks at 1730, M-F
  • An appointment is not required
  • All people entering the building must social distance and follow Public Health instructions on handwashing/sanitizer use

Jefferson County Animal Control has jurisdiction on animal control issues in unincorporated Jefferson County. If you live in a city, please contact your city’s animal control agency. 


 Animal control officers investigate animal abuse and provide services, including Leash Law (PDF) enforcement, regulating barking dogs, regulating vicious/dangerous dogs, rabies control, bite quarantines and courtesy dead-animal removal.   

County Ordinances

Take a look at the Jefferson County Animal Control Regulations to see the policy and ordinances.


 Copies of reports are available for a fee of $5 for up to five pages. Additional pages cost $0.50 cents a piece.

Contact Animal Control

 Call us at 303-271-5070.