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Posted on: October 5, 2022

Pocatello Animal Shelter at Capacity; 189 Animals

Cats and Kittens, Pocatello Animal Shelter

The Pocatello Animal Shelter and other shelters and rescues across the nation have had a large number of dogs and cats enter their facilities. The Pocatello Animal Shelter has been at capacity for the last two months. Currently, the shelter has 189 animals - 59 dogs, 11 puppies, 42 cats, 76 kittens, and one rabbit. 

October 5, 2021
October 5, 2022

27 DOG

4 PUPPY

58 CAT

33 KITTEN


59 DOG

11 PUPPY

42 CAT

76 KITTEN

1 RABBIT

122 TOTAL
189 TOTAL

The City of Pocatello is asking for the community’s help finding these animals a forever home. Pocatello Animal Services provides low-cost and sponsored adoptions for all animals looking for a home. All adoptions include vaccinations, a collar, spay or neuter surgery, and a microchip for permanent identification. 

For more information, please contact the animal shelter at 208-234-6156. To view adoptable pets, visit pocatello.us/animal, like the department’s Facebook page at facebook.com/PocatelloAnimalServices

The Pocatello Animal Shelter is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and closed on Sundays and holidays. 

Pocatello Animal Shelter is accessible to persons with disabilities. Program access accommodations may be provided with three (3) days advance notice by contacting Skyler Beebe at sbeebe@pocatello.us, 208.234.6248, or 5815 South 5th Avenue, Pocatello, ID.


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