• Contact Information

    Animal Control Office

    Monday - Friday
    7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

    Contact Us

    700 Jefferson County Pkwy.
    Ste. 160
    Golden, CO 80401

    After-hours and animal emergencies

    24 hours a day/ seven days a week

  • Leash Law and Off-Leash Areas


    Dogs allowed to roam the streets are a nuisance and dangerous to the public, and they are in constant danger from cars, irate people and other dogs. For these reasons, all dogs must be on a leash or confined on the owner's premises at all times.

    Dogs found in violation of the leash law may be detained by a citizen, turned over to animal control and impounded at the Foothills Animal Shelter. In addition to impound fees, owners can be issued a summons for a violation of county regulations.

    For further see the Leash Law Adobe PDF Icon brochure.  Please check signage posted at any park before allowing your dog to roam freely.