Animal Control

Pet Owner's Responsibilities

It is the duty of any owner or keeper of a dog or cat to keep such dog or cat under control, as herein defined, so as to prevent the dog or cat from: running at large, becoming a danger to persons or property, trespassing on the property of another, being a public nuisance as defined in Section 6.04.230.The Town of Avon Ordinances state that all dogs and cats must be on a leash when off the owner’s property.Dogs and cats must also be leashed while on open space land and when in the common areas of multi-family housing projects.

The Avon Police Department turns over found animals to the Eagle County Animal Shelter.They can be reached at (970) 328-DOGS.