Fremont County Sheriff's Office

100 Justice Center Road
Cañon City, CO 81212

(719) 276-5555
Fax: (719) 276-5593

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Closed Weekends and Holidays

Concealed Weapons & Fingerprints are Processed:
8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Dog License Fees:
Owner must reside in the unincorporated areas of Fremont County, show proof of rabies certificate, and proof the dog is spayed or neutered. Over the counter vaccinations and tags will not be accepted, only certificates from a licensed veterinarian will be recognized. Licenses are issued for a two calendar year period and expire December 31st of the second year.

Odd Year Fees:  
Spayed Female: $8.00
Neutered Male: $8.00
Not Spayed Female: $25.00
Not Neutered Male: $20.00

Even Year Fees:  
Spayed Female: $4.00
Neutered Male: $4.00
Not Spayed Female: $12.50
Not Neutered Male: $10.00

Dogs Impounded:
Dogs may be picked up within five days after being impounded as long as it is not considered vicious or destructive. Dogs not picked up within five days will be considered unclaimed and placed up for adoption.  All impound fees must be paid at the Sheriff’s Office prior to the dog being released from the Humane Society. You must provide the impound number and proof of rabies. For licensing purposes, you must also provide proof the dog has been spayed or neutered.

Impound Fees:  
Rabies vaccination (if no proof):
Redeem at Fremont Veterinary Hospital
Impound fee first 24 hours: $25.00
Daily Impound fees: $5.00 per day
County License fee: see above

*If you are not sure if your dog has been impounded please contact the Humane Society at  (719)275-0663.

It is required that all dogs be vaccinated after turning six months of age. Keep the rabies certificate for proof of current vaccination for licensing and ownership.

Dog Bites:
It is required by law to report if you have been bitten by a dog and it breaks the skin. You may contact law enforcement in the jurisdiction where the bite occurred.