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Animal Control

Animal care and control is handled by the Police Department's Community Service Officers from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. If you have an emergency related to an animal please call 911.

  • Picking up loose domestic animals
  • Investigating neglect/abuse of animals
  • Barking dogs and dog bites

Animal Control does not handle wildlife, but they may be able to provide limited advice. Wildlife is best handled by professional pest control companies or the Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

Living with Wildlife Jan. 28
Tues., Jan. 28, 6-7 p.m., Northglenn Senior Center, 11801 Community Center Drive.
Even though Northglenn is in the middle of the metro area, wild animals are never far away. Learn what steps you can take to keep from attracting wildlife and what you should do when you encounter them. Topics covered include the presence and prevalence of wildlife in urban areas, common conflicts between humans and urban wildlife and how to avoid them, as well as urban wildlife laws. Presented by Northglenn Animal Control Officer Brian Kidwell and Jordan Likes of the Colorado Department of Parks and Wildlife. Cost is free to attend. For more information, contact Belia Straushein at 303.280.7821 or

All dogs and cats must be inoculated against rabies by a licensed veterinarian as frequently as recommended by the Compendium of Animal Rabies Control as made known by the National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians. Dogs and cats must be inoculated within 30 days of being brought into the city.

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Emergency/Crime: 911
Non-Emergency Dispatch: 303.288.1535
Leave a Message: 303.450.8886

Animal Control Officers      
Ofc. Kidwell

Ofc. Soustek