Providing Public Health & Safety
The mission of Rogers Animal Services is to provide for public health and safety by removing stray animals from the streets, monitoring bite incidents, ensuring city laws and ordinances are enforced, protecting animal welfare, and saving lives through pet adoptions at the Rogers Animal Shelter.
This is accomplished by using a progressive method of animal control which is focused on education, enforcement, and reuniting lost pets with their owners. Rogers Animal Services is committed to serving both animals and citizens of Rogers.
*Every citizen gets the same considerations. We run animal control based upon the following prioritization matrix:
Highest Level / Chameleon (1) – Police Request for Assistance/ Bites (Animal to Human)/ Animal Locked in Car/ Traffic emergency when an owner has been taken to a hospital.
Urgent Level/ Chameleon(3)-- Stray Confined/ Transports/ Animal to Animal Bites/ Injured “Domestic” Animal/ Animal Impeding traffic
Lowest Level/ Chameleon(5)-- Stray Roam/ Dead (DOA)/ Follow Ups/ Common Complaints (barking dog, welfare checks, etc…)
. ***IF A SITUATION OCCURS WHEN THE CALLER NEEDS IMMEDIATE EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE OR THE ANIMAL HAS PUT A HUMAN’S SAFETY IN JEOPARDY THEN CONTACT THE POLICE RIGHT AWAY. THEY CAN RESPOND FASTER THAN WE CAN.***Track Record for Saving Animals
Since 2010, Rogers Animal Services has saved over 7000 animals by finding them new homes, returning them back home, or getting them into rescue. In 2013 our re-homing rate stands at 83% of the animals that came into the Rogers Animal Shelter. We are working hard to make 2014 an even better year for our four legged friends.
Since established in 1996, the Animal Shelter has been through a lot of changes. If you have not been by in a while you should come by and visit the new staff, our new facilities, and see all of the changes that we have made.
Most important, come see our animals that are available for adoption. Our adoption rate is about 52%. We would like that number to be larger and with your help we can make that goal. The shelter is always in need of donations, such as money, food, or your time as a volunteer.