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Bingham County Sheriff's Office Animal Control Officer provides service five days a week.  Monday thru Friday from the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The Bingham County Animal Control has a staff of one officer.  The Animal Control Officer's responsibilities are as follows: patrol county roads to capture and impound loose and stray animals, respond to complaints from the public regarding stray, vicious, diseased or dead animals; investigation of animal bites and quarantine the animals if necessary; explain county ordinances relating to animals to the public; issue dog licenses; issue notices and citation to ordinance violators; maintain the shelter and provide euthanasia.  The Bingham County Animal Control also provides live traps for residents to use in catching nuisance cats or other animals.  The Animal Control Officer does not take skunk or other non-domesticated animal complaints.  For information concerning the animal shelter call (208)785-6897.  You may also contact the Bingham County Sheriff's Dispatch Center at (208)785-1234.

The Animal Shelter can be located at:                                   
199 Frontage Road                       
Blackfoot, Idaho 83221 
Phone: (208) 785-6897
Hrs: 8:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.
Animal drop off accepted
12:00 p.m. -1:00 p.m.
or by appointment


The Humane Society of Bingham County is an animal protection organization focused on animal welfare issues, and the protection of all animals from the natural or human harm.  Some animals that are taken to the Animal Shelter are taken in by the Bingham County Humane Society Foster Program in an attempt to locate a quality home for the animal.  Animals can be adopted through the Bingham County Humane Society Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from the hours of 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.