Animals

  1. Animal Safety

    The Animal Safety Department provides service and protection to all persons within unincorporated Pitkin County with regards to animal issues.

  2. Dog Licenses

    See where to purchase dog licenses in Pitkin County and how much the licenses cost.

  3. Endangered Species

    Learn about the endangered species in the Pitkin County area and what affects them.

  4. Living With Bears

    Part of the natural beauty of Pitkin County lies in the National Forests that surround us. Because our homes and our recreational activities are near these wilderness areas, there is a good possibility that we will encounter bears. This page will give you some basic information on bears' habits, how homeowners can discourage bears and how back country travelers can co-exist with bears.