Adoptable Pets

Sally

Sally is a bit of a shy girl when you first meet her, but once she warms up she’s one of the sweetest pups!

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Adoptable Pets

Sushi

Sushi is a six year old Siamese who loves to play hide and seek, although sometimes she forgets the hide part.

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Kenai

Kenai is one of our younger dogs. He is only about two-months-old and full of potential.

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Olive

Olive is a one year old Turkish Van mix. She loves everyone in the family, so if you have other pets this is your girl!

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Makeda

Makeda is one of the more active dogs at the Shelter. She is looking for a home that enjoys active lifestyles, where she can go run and hike with her family.

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Dash

Dash is one of our more experienced gentlemen. He’s eight-years-old and has seen a lot in life.

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Colonel

Colonel is a sweet and well-behaved doggo. He’s about six-years-old and knows some basic tricks already like sit, down and shake.

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Boise

Boise is a six month old white, domestic short-hair cat. He’s very cute and cuddly and has been at the Shelter for a couple of months.

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The Cheyenne Animal Shelter offers several programs and assistance for the community – from finding a missing pet, animal control services, help for low cost spay and neuter, microchipping, pet loss support, and of course the facilities the Cheyenne Animal Shelter houses.


Comea Shelter Boarding

When a person enrolls in COMEA, the shelter provides very low-cost boarding to their pets in an effort to try to keep pets with their people. We offer 30 days of boarding for $30 per pet, or 4 hours of volunteerism at the shelter in lieu of boarding fees. Pets enrolled in this program may be visited by their people during their stay, and are provided with daily food, water, walks and socialization, and enrichment. This program offers spaying and neutering and rabies vaccination of pets at no additional expense to the owner, and low-cost microchips to the owner in addition to the boarding fee. (COMEA boarding contract is required for enrollment.)


Find a Missing Pet

WHAT TO DO IF YOU’VE LOST A PET:

The loss of a beloved companion is often a scary and frightening event; many owners do not even know where to start their search. Often, owners never even think of looking at their local animal shelter. In fact, according to the ASPCA, nationally less than two percent of stray cats and only 15-20% of stray dogs at animal shelters are reclaimed by their owners. Of those animals that were reclaimed by their owners, many were microchipped or were wearing an ID tag, enabling the shelter to contact the owner.

If your animal ever goes missing, the following simple steps will help you find your best friend.

  • Start the search for the lost pet as soon as you notice it is missing. The longer you wait, the less likely it is that you will find your animal.
  • Check at the Cheyenne Animal Shelter. If it is after hours, give our After Hours Lost & Found Hotline a call at (307) 214-5779. The following day, make sure to come out and look as soon as the shelter opens. If your animal is not at the shelter, we will have you fill out a lost card, please bring a photo of your lost pet with you so that we may attach it to the lost card. We recommend that you check our shelter at least every other day. We often receive between 20-40 animals a day and typically have 200 animals in the lost files. We try our best to help owners find their lost pets, but owners are the best at identifying their own animals. If you find your pet, please call us at 307-632-6655!
  • Contact the classified section of the newspaper. Both the Tribune Eagle (307-633-9985) and Traders (307-634-8895) will run lost and found ads for free for a limited period of time. Make sure that you look in the paper for found ads, too. Perhaps someone has already found your pet.
  • Displaying posters around the area where you lost your pet is a great way to find your missing friend. Make sure to use bold letters that can be by drivers, also include the type and breed of animal, whether it is a male or female, an adult or baby, and a name and number where you can always be reached. Often, offering a small reward, like $10 is a great way to get every neighborhood child on the lookout. Also, have a picture of the lost pet on your poster. Bring your lost pet poster to local veterinary offices and to the shelter.
  • Local radio stations can also help you find your lost animal.
  • You can also use social media, Click here to use Cheyenne Animal Shelters After Hours Lost & Found Facebook Group
  • Injured animals are often found and taken immediately to the nearest vet clinic. A complete list of vet clinics in Cheyenne can be found in the yellow pages of the phone book under the section titled, “Veterinarians”.

Find more information here.


Safehouse Shelter Boarding

When a person enrolls in Safehouse, the shelter provides very low-cost boarding to their pets in an effort to try to keep pets with their people. We offer boarding for $30 per pet. Pets enrolled in this program may be visited by their people during their stay, and are provided with daily food, water, walks and socialization, and enrichment. This program offers spaying and neutering and rabies vaccination of pets at no additional expense to the owner, and low-cost microchips to the owner in addition to the boarding fee.


Spay & Neuter Help (The Big Fix)

The Big Fix, a proactive program of CAS offers low-cost neutering to income-eligible families in our community. Each month 15-30 animals are altered through the Big Fix, slowly reducing the number of unwanted animals that are turned in to the shelter each year.  The program targets low-income families and individuals that do not utilize veterinary services because of economic barriers and offers financial assistance for neutering of cats and dogs. The Cheyenne Animal Shelter would like to thank the following Veterinary Clinics for helping with the Big Fix program:  Avenues Pet Clinic, LaZoetry Veterinary Clinic, Cheyenne Pet Clinic, Broadmoor East Veterinary Clinic, Frontier Veterinary Clinic and Tri State Veterinary Clinic.

For more information about the Big Fix program, call 307-286-0177, or download an application here.


Cheyenne Animal Shelter Statistics

The formula used to calculate the below statistics (designed by Best Friends) is:  

(Total Intakes – Total Other Outcomes) / (Total Intakes – Owner Requested Euthanasia) 

Cheyenne Animal Shelter FY 16-17 Statistics

Address

800 Southwest Dr.
Cheyenne, WY 82007

Hours

Adoption hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursdays until 7 p.m.

Reclaim/drop off: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursdays until 7 p.m.

Seven days a week
(except New Years, 4th of July, Thanksgiving and Christmas)

Contact Us

Main Office: (307) 632-6655 Animal Control: (307) 635-1453 After Hours Lost & Found:
(307) 214-5779

Sponsors

Critter Camp & Medical Fund Sponsors: