Request Removal of a Dead Animal

Are you looking for help with a dead animal? Learn when and how the City can help remove a dead animal.

What you need to do depends on the type of animal, and where it is located.

Online

Step 1.Required Information

You must provide:

  • Type of animal
  • Location of the animal
  • Your name
  • Your contact information

Step 2.If the animal is on a public spaces – the sidewalk, street

Submit your concern on our Report-a-Problem form.

Step 3.If the animal is on private property - a single-family residential property

You MUST be the residential property owner or tenant.

* The City does not pick up animals on multi-family residential or commercial properties.

These types of animals are eligible:

  • Medium-sized or larger animals

- Animals such as raccoons, foxes, coyotes, deer, and other wildlife of a similar size

- Stray dogs and cats

These types of animals are NOT eligible:

  • Pets

* If the owner of a stray pet is identified by the City, the City may bill the owner for the cost of removal.

  • Small animals, such as birds, squirrels, and rabbits

* Follow the Tri-County Health Department (TCHD) guidelines for safe removal of these types of animals.

Request Removal

Phone

Step 1.Required Information

You must provide:

  • Type of animal
  • Location of the animal
  • Your name
  • Your contact information

Step 2.If the animal is on a public spaces – the sidewalk, street

Call the 24/7 Citizen Response Center at 303-325-8000.

Step 3.If the animal is on private property - a single-family residential property

Call Animal Services at 303-325-8070.