El Paso County CO Animal Shelter

Find El Paso County, Colorado animal shelters, puppy dog and cat shelters, pet adoption centers, dog pounds, and humane societies. Animal shelters provide information on adopting dogs, cats, and pets, animal care and rescue, and animal control.


9 Lives Rescue PO Box 75183 Colorado Springs CO 80970 719-591-4640


All Breed Rescue & Training 20 Mount View Lane Colorado Springs CO 80907 719-264-6460

Chihuahua & Small Dog Rescue, Llc 53 Monk Street Colorado Springs CO 80911 719-291-3536

Colorado Animal Refuge 402 South 10th Street Colorado Springs CO 80905 719-632-1194

Colorado Springs Animal Control 3578 Hartsel Drive Colorado Springs CO 80920 719-632-6226

Dreampower Animal Rescue Foundation PO Box 62923 Colorado Springs CO 80962 719-390-7838

El Paso County Animal Control 301 South Union Boulevard Colorado Springs CO 80910 719-575-8636

Falcon Doberman Rescue 8684 Royal Melbourne Circle Peyton CO 80831 719-302-3103

Greyhounds As Pets 3009 West Colorado Avenue Colorado Springs CO 80904 800-748-3738

Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region 610 Abbot Lane Colorado Springs CO 80905 719-473-1741

Look What the Cat Brought In 2129 East Boulder Street Colorado Springs CO 80909 719-331-6852

Lucky Dog Rescue 4401 Mark Dabling Boulevard Colorado Springs CO 80907 719-433-0131

Luva Tuxedo PO Box 282 Peyton CO 80831 719-597-6842

Mill Dog Rescue Network 13030 Herring Road Colorado Springs CO 80908

Peanut's Place Bully Rescue 33815 Torrence Road Yoder CO 80864 719-478-3370

Pikes Peak Siberian Husky Rescue 9975 Mountain Road Cascade-Chipita Park CO 80809 719-684-2264

Ruby Ranch Horse Rescue 36785 Ramah Road East Ramah CO 80832 719-541-3642

St Animal Rescue 35355 Funk Road Calhan CO 80808 719-541-3099

About El Paso County Animal Shelters

Animal Shelters in El Paso County, CO are responsible for providing temporary care, housing and adoption services for unwanted, owner-relinquished, and lost pets including cats and dogs. Shelters provide a variety of services that promote the humane treatment of animals in El Paso County.

Interested parties may contact Animal Shelters for questions about:
  • Lost dogs and cats in El Paso County, Colorado
  • Fostering dogs and cats
  • El Paso County pet adoption fees
  • Spaying and neutering pets
  • Colorado animal control and welfare
Finding Lost Cats & Dogs

If you have lost your pet cat or dog in or near El Paso County, Colorado then you should contact the El Paso County Animal Shelter. Your missing pet may have been located and taken to the shelter. Even if your dog or cat has not been recovered by the shelter, you may be able to file a report so that if the shelter finds your pet they will be able to contact you for recovery. Pets available for adoption through the El Paso County Animal Shelter may be held for a set period of time in order to give owners an opportunity to claim and retrieve their lost pets so it is best to contact the El Paso County shelter directly regarding policies.

El Paso County Cat & Dog Adoptions

Promoting the adoption of pet cats and dogs is a key component of the El Paso County Shelter operations, however, the shelter may only take in either dogs or cats, so it is best to contact the shelter prior to visiting. The local animal shelter may offer educational programs on pet ownership, spay and neuter services, and preventive health services such as vaccinations in order to support its efforts to find permanent homes for lost pets. El Paso County Animal Shelters may charge fees for adoption and other services so it is best to contact them directly regarding policies.

El Paso County Animal Control

El Paso County Animal Shelters may also be operated as part of the county or local government animal control agency. El Paso County Animal Control Departments also undertake a range of activities related to animal control enforcement, including impounding stray animals, investigating animal cruelty, enforcing licensing laws, ensuring animal welfare, and rescuing trapped animals. Animals housed by animal control agencies are usually made available for adoption unless they are determined to be too aggressive, injured, or sick.