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How Do I?
To report an animal problem, please call our dispatch center, 303-441-4444.
Browse the FAQs below for answers to most common animal related questions.
Dogs that are taken for a walk or are off their own property must be on a leash.
As a Lafayette resident you are allowed to have up to 3 dogs and 3 cats per residence.
Dogs in the City of Lafayette are required to be licensed with the City. This can be done at the
Mountain Ridge Animal Hospital
Jasper Animal Hospital
Lafayette Companion Animal Hospital
If you are bitten by a dog, or if your dog bites someone, you need to contact the police department.
If your animal is lost, please contact both the police department and the
Humane Society of Boulder Valley
The City does not have a breed-specific ban; however, the vicious animal laws are strictly enforced.
The City does not remove nuisance wildlife from private property; this is the responsibility of the property owner.
The City does not collect stray cats unless they are sick or injured. If one is found, please contact the Boulder County Humane Society.
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