Animal Control and Code Enforcement
We are here to serve and provide a safe place for Pinedale citizens and pets. We assist with public safety by ensuring that animals have appropriate vaccinations through licensing and minimizing public contact with nuisance animals.
We enforce Town animal ordinances pertaining to our leash laws, cruelty to animals, impounding of dangerous/vicious animals, and investigation of animal bites.
You might also see us driving around town in our Dog Truck. We pick-up and contain stray, sick/injured, feral, and/or unwanted and captured domestic animals and transport them to the appropriate destination. We perform emergency animal rescue service, emergency night call service, and animal first aid when required. We also set traps to capture evasive domestic and feral animals.
If your dog or cat has run away, please contact the Town of Pinedale Animal Control to see if your pet was brought in to our facility. A lot of animals are brought in over holiday weekends and after thunder storms. Please also be aware that we will hold them for you for five days. If the dog or cat has not been claimed within five days, then it is eligible for adoption. You may reach our animal control officer at 307-749-7775.
We also enforce established municipal code. If there is a nuisance on your block, we are here to help
Pinedale has a Leash Law Ordinance! Please keep your dog on a leash for everyone’s safety and enjoyment.
Dogs at Large Fines
$50 for first offense if animal is spayed or neutered. Fines increase for subsequent offenses.
$150 for first offense if animal is not spayed or neutered. Fines increase for subsequent offenses.
Dogs MUST be leashed within the Town of Pinedale or they are considered to be at large.
Happy Endings Animal Rescue is funded by private contributions, grants, local city and county funding. HEAR works closely with the Town and County Animal Controls to make sure that all pets – whether owner relinquished or picked up as strays – find loving, forever homes. HEAR works to help all animals – behaviorally challenged, medically challenged, not yet weened, and/or senior pets – by working with other shelters, local veterinarians, volunteers and foster families to help pets in need. HEAR is a small, non-profit, all-volunteer organization without its own facility and each animal is evaluated on a case-by-case basis.