Animal Control

The Animal Control Officer responds to all animal complaints and enforce all City-County animal ordinances and regulations.


For after hours emergencies, such as a person or animal in immediate danger, bite cases, injured animals that are still alive, or an animal on a highway causing a traffic problem dial 9-1-1.

Animals in Custody

Find animals in custody through the Animals in Custody blog module.

Animals Available for Adoption

Animals in custody are sent to Pintler Pets for adoption.


Anaconda-Deer Lodge County is experience major problems with Feral Cats.  Please read the concerning factors by clicking the following link:  Feral Cat Information (docx).

Kennel License

Animal Control requires a kennel license for residents that have more than 3 animals in one household.  Please click the following link for the Kennel License application.  

Kennel License Application [pdf]