Cortez Animal Shelter
The City of Cortez Animal Shelter/Kennel is a division of the Cortez Police Department. Police Department is a department of the City of Cortez, Colorado. The Shelter/Kennel is open to the public Monday through Friday 10:00am to 4:00pm. Open Saturdays from 10 am to 2pm beginning June 4th and ending August 27th. The animal shelter teams up with United Blood Services every year and holds a blood drive and adopt-a-thon at the Wal-Mart parking lot. There are two (2) full time shelter employees that work 40 hours a week, and five (5) part time employees that work 25 hours per week. The shelter/kennel supervisor is Jennifer Crouse who is one of the full time employees; all other employees are subordinate to her.
The City of Cortez Animal Shelter/Kennel is a division of the Cortez Police Department. Police Department is a department.
When the adopter finds an animal that they would like to adopt, they can visit with the dog and they can also bring their dog or dogs to visit to see if they will be compatible. Then the adopter will fill out an adoption application, if approved, shelter staff will make an appointment for the animal to be altered at one of the four local vets in Cortez. The animal stays at the shelter until their appointment at which time a shelter employee will take the animal to their appointment and the adopter can pick them up from the vet when they are done. Dog adoption fees are $85 which includes spay or neuter, first shots excluding rabies, and a free health exam at local Cortez Vets. There is also a $15 microchip fee on all animals. Cat adoption fees are $45 which also includes spay or neuter, first shots excluding rabies and feline leukemia, and a free health exam at local Cortez Vets.
Begin the Adoption Process
Please note: After submitting an adoption application, we recommend that you follow-up with the shelter to ensure they have received your adoption application from Petango. The shelter’s contact information can be found in the left hand column. Thank you.
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