Animal Shelter / Control

Animal Control

The City of Valdez Animal Control Division provides service to the residents living in the Valdez area. We also provide animal adoptions to all Alaskan residents.


Animal Control responds to calls regarding:

  • Animal bites
  • Animal welfare
  • Animals surrendered and adopted
  • Lost or found animals
  • Majority of all fish and game calls
  • Nuisance animals
  • Stray animals

Animal Control also responds immediately to injured and aggressive animals.

Additional Information

Please call the Animal Control number for animal calls such as animals at large or nuisance animals.

For more information on volunteering, or animals at the shelter and about the nonprofit group, Friends of the Valdez Animal Shelter, please call (907) 835-2286.

  1. Rich Long

    Animal Control Officer

  2. Animal Control / Shelter

    Physical Address
    276 E. Egan
    Valdez, AK 99686

    Phone: (907) 835-4560
    Fax: (907) 835-3412

    Animal Shelter Calls Phone: 907-835-2286

    Monday - Friday
    11:00 am - 6:00 pm

    Saturday - Sunday
    12:00 am - 5:00 pm