ANIMAL CONTROL Page Content Pet of the Week Howard Moon and Vince Noir were surrendered to the shelter because their owner lived in an area where the roosters’ incessant crowing was not appreciated. These two boys have been together their whole lives and get along nicely. While both roosters are generally friendly and have been kept as pets, Howard Moon is the more docile of the two, with Vincent Noir being bolder and braver, even going so far as to face down enemies (the boots of the animal tenders) to protect his friend. Whether you are looking for a creative companion, or some boys for your flock, these two could be a great new addition to your family! Animal Control News 3/27/2020COVID-19ADOPT TO FOSTER PROGRAM Thanks for your interest in fostering an animal during the COVID-19 emergency. During this time, we are offering a special Adopt to Foster program. We are offering adoptions at ½ price with a full refund of the amount paid within two months of adoption. With the uncertainty of staffing levels, and ever-changing factors regarding the pandemic, we may or may not be able to support the needs of the animals in a regular foster program. Because of this, we are asking for a "deposit"/adoption fee which is completely refundable for a period of two months after the ani... 3/27/2020 5:12 PM03/27/20We're in this together! What can we do to help the animals during the COVID-19 emergency? Animal Control:We reduced adoption fees by 50% Suspended impound fees for RTO's (rabies fees, microchips, and boarding fees still apply)Offer a full refund for two months after date of adoption if things don't work outWe return strays in the field if owners can be foundTake lost and found reports over the phone and by email Community:Keep your animals restrained and safe in your homesUse social media to report lost and found animals, rehome pets, and advertise the need for resourcesReport lost and found ... 3/27/2020 3:10 PMUPDATE! The Peger Road office including: Transportation, Emergency Operations, Animal Control, and Air Quality will be closed to the public beginning Thursday March19, 2020 for an indefinite period of time. To contact our enforcement team, please call 907-459-1493. Our officers are still on duty but will be conducting most business over the phone or in the field. This will not effect the Animal Shelter at 2408 Davis Road.3/18/2020 2:52 PM Success Stories Chewy2TriscutDukeGuiness-DeshkaNinjaelisabethPeteyFenrirJaneKinleyMerleAxelBellCasper-Rocky Mission Statement: To ensure the safety and well-being of all borough residents through proactive education and enforcement and to set the standard for outstanding animal care practices The Division of Animal Control protects the health and safety of the borough through promoting responsible pet ownership. At the shelter, the staff provides a safe and clean environment for animals anticipating an adoption, waiting to be reunited with their owners, under observation for rabies, or in protective custody. The staff also offers euthanasia services, live traps for rent, microchipping, and an annual rabies clinic. On the road, the animal control officers respond to and investigate complaints of loose, aggressive, noisy, sick or injured animals. The staff can also be seen throughout the community at fairs and other events. For wildlife concerns, contact Alaska Department of Fish and Game at 907-459-7200.