Animal Control

The Erie Police Department can respond to reports involving animal abuse or neglect, barking dog complaints, dog bites, stray or unrestrained dogs or cats, or trapped dogs or cats. Officers are dispatched to animal concerns by calling 303-441-4444.

Officers are not equipped to handle nuisance animals such as squirrels, bats, skunks, and raccoons, or other wildlife. For these, please contact:

Nuisance Animals 
Contact a relocation or removal service.

During business hours, contact Colorado Parks and Wildlife at 303-291-7227. After business hours, contact the Colorado State Patrol at 303-239-4501.