Humane

Responsibilities


The Humane Division of the Douglas Police Department is responsible for the enforcement of state law and city ordinance for the lawful and humane treatment of all animals within the city limits. They also manage the Douglas Animal Shelter and strive to reunite animals with their owners, facilitate adoptions for turn-ins and suitable strays, and network with area rescues and shelters to find placement for animals that might otherwise face euthanasia.