Animal Control


The most common reasons for Animal Control intervention are, but certainly not limited to, dogs at large, dog bites, animal abuse or neglect, and persistent barking.

The rule of thumb: If you are not sure you need animal control, you probably do.

Please call and we will be happy to assist you in any way we can.


Livestock Log

If you own livestock in Teller County, please complete the livestock log form (PDF) and return it via mail or email.

Teller County Dog License Information

All dogs 6 months of age or older are required to be licensed in Teller County annually. This does not include the cities of Victor and Cripple Creek. Residents of those cities should contact their local municipalities for information on dog licensing. The current county dog license fee is $10 for altered (spayed/neutered) dogs and $30 for unaltered dogs. Each dog license is good for one year from the date of issue. Proof of rabies vaccination must be shown when purchasing a license.

Licenses can be purchased at: