The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office Animal Control Division is operates under the Patrol Division and consists of one Field Investigator and two Animal Control Officers. They are responsible for the enforcement of Idaho Code Title 25 Chapter 35, Kootenai County Animal Control Ordinances and Incorporated City Animal Control Ordinances. Animal Control works closely with other agences to ensure the welfare of the public and its domesticated animals. We deal mainly with cats, dogs and livestock, but can answer many questions relating to other animals.
If you have questions or concerns about the proper care and treatment of any animal, or if you would like to report a problem with any animal, please contact our Animal Control Officers at 446-1300.
If you have questions regarding the general
ownership of cattle, horses, mules and asses,
utilize the following site for information regarding
Idaho State Brand Laws and the Brand Inspection
Please spay or neuter your pets. The law requires all dogs over 6 months of age to be licensed and to be current on rabies vaccinations.