County curtails animal services

14th March, 2016 by

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE — If you want to surrender or adopt a pet, then you can no longer do it through Eagle County animal services.The county is narrowing its services to animal control and pet licensing, the county announced Friday afternoon.Along with pet adoptions, owner surrenders and animal shelter services, low-cost vaccinations are no longer provided by the county’s animal services department, said Aric Otzelberger, deputy county manager.They’ll still handle animals at large, aggressive animals or animal bites, excessive barking or other animal control issues, Otzelberger said.Local and state law enforcement will have to handle animal cruelty and livestock investigations, because no …

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