Animal Control is a division of the Sheriff’s Office. Animal Control provides services to rural Union County and the cities of Imbler, Cove, North Powder, Summerville, Union and Island City. La Grande contracts 50% of the time of the Animal Control Officer and pays into the budget for Animal Control. The city of Elgin has their own Animal Control ordinance and does their own enforcement.
Services include, but are not limited to, investigation of possible animal abuse or neglect, capture of loose dogs or livestock, removal of dead domestic animals from the roadways, issuing citations for violations of the county ordinance or state law.
To contact Animal Control, call the Sheriff’s Office at 963-1017 or come to the office at 1109 K Ave., La Grande.
The Animal Shelter-serves Union, Baker, Wallowa, Grant and Umatilla Counties by providing a safe haven for unwanted pets.
- Animal Control Ordinance
- Animal Bites
- Restraint and the Law
- Scoop the Poop
- Barking Dogs
- Lost Pets
- Spaying and Neutering
- Do you know how you will care for your pets during a disaster?
Download Adobe PDF Document, Animal Control Guidelines which covers all of the above topics.