About Us




Please contact us to re-new your commitment to foster kittens and puppies! We haven't seen any little ones yet, but it's just a matter of time. If you haven't fostered before and would like to, we would LOVE to have you! We need foster homes for all types and ages of kittens and puppies. Tell us what you would like to do and we will get you all set up to foster!  There is an application and home inspection process.

Bottle feeder homes and homes that are willing to work with scared kittens and puppies can be hard to come by. Please considering taking on those litters. THANK YOU

Contact tvonseggern@ci.montrose.co.us

Adopting A Friend

Adult Cats $ 30

Kittens (8 weeks - 1 year) $ 50 

Adult Dogs $ 60


Puppies (8 weeks - 1 year) $ 75


All animals adopted from the shelter will be spayed or neutered, dewormed, microchipped and vaccinated upon adoption. IN ORDER TO DO WHAT IS BEST FOR EACH ANIMAL, ALL ADOPTIONS ARE ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS. WE CANNOT HOLD ANY ANIMAL. If you have questions or need additional information please call the shelter.



Who We Are

Our mission statement:

*To enforce the Animal Control Ordinances to protect the health and welfare of the citizens of the City of Montrose.

*To advocate professionalism by providing quality education for animal care and control officers.

*To protect and manage the animal population.

*To provide community education that encourages responsible pet ownership including spaying and neutering.

*To place as many adoptable animals as possible in suitable homes.

The services that we provide:

The City of Montrose Animal Services welcomes any stray animal from the City or County of Montrose.The Animal Shelter takes adoptable owner relinquished animals if we have space available. The Animal Shelter also holds animals for rabies quarantine (normally 10 days) or dangerous and nuisance animals pending a disposition by the Court. We also hold animals whose owners are involved in accidents, are incarcerated by law enforcement or have an emergency situation that is referred to us by governmental or non-profit agencies. There are 4 full-time Animal Control Officers who provide animal contol services for City of Montrose and Montrose County. We have a manager and 5 shelter technicians who provide animal care and customer service.  



Come Visit Us

Saturday -  Thursday 9am-6pm

Friday - Closed


3383 North Townsend Ave
Montrose, CO 81401    
Telephone: (970)-240-1487     Fax: (970)-240-1418 


Contact City of Montrose Animal Services


Available Animals

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