Animal Control & Shelter
Animals at the Shelter
Animals brought into the shelter are kept on a state-required stray hold for 72 hours allowing time for the owner to claim them before they are available for adoption. If you are interested in one of the available animals, please visit the shelter to meet them at 222 E. Locust St. or call 316-322-8844 for more information. See adoption fees below.
ID Number 1808
ID Number 1794
Domestic Short Hair, Adult, Male
Came in Jan. 19
Available for adoption: Jan. 25
Available until noon: Jan. 31
ID Number 1798
Domestic Long Hair, Adult, Female
Came in Jan. 23
Available for adoption: Jan. 27
Available until noon: Feb. 3
Inside El Dorado City Limits:
Male Cat - $75
Female Cat - $115
Male Dog - $110
Female Dog - $130
(These fees cover spay or neuter, rabies vaccine and City animal license.)
Outside El Dorado City Limits:
Male Cat - $50
Female Cat - $90
Male Dog - $85
Female Dog - $105
(These fees cover the spay or neuter.)
All dogs and cats are required to be licensed and immunized with a rabies vaccination, which provides protection throughout the licensing period, upon reaching 4 months of age. The licensing period begins January 1 and lasts for 1 year.
Application for a license may be made 30 days before and not more than 60 days after the beginning of the licensing period. A penalty of $2 per month is charged for each month after March 1 for late licensing.
The licensing fees are as follows:
- Each Sterile Animal: $5
- Each Non-Sterile Animal: $40
- Replacement Tag: $5
Verification of sterilization by a licensed veterinarian is required. Cost for licensing unsterilized animals brought into the city or upon reaching the minimum age on or after July 1 of the licensing year will be 50% of the set fee.
For information on owning a Staffordshire Terrier in El Dorado, please see the current city ordinance here.
For your convenience, licenses may be purchased at the following locations:
The following graphic shows the hold schedule for a dog brought in each day of the week.