A Division of the Boulder Police Department

Responding to vicious or stray animals, nuisance complaints, injured or ill animals, reports of cruelty or neglect, and other animal-related issues.

Boulder Animal Protection

The Animal Protection Section is comprised of one supervisor, and five full-time animal protection officers who investigate and respond to vicious or stray animals, nuisance complaints, injured or ill animals, reports of cruelty or neglect, as well as other animal-related issues. Officers promote responsible pet guardianship through education, mediation, and enforcement.

Report an Animal Protection Problem or Complaint

Contact Animal Protection

  • Please contact Animal Protection at 303-441-3333 to report a problem or file a complaint.
  • For non-emergent information or inquiries please call the Animal Protection office at 303-441-1874.

More Information

For more information, or to file a report for the following issues, please follow the links to Inquire Boulder.