Ketchikan Gateway Borough

Animal Protection

Animal Protection Mission Statement
The Department of Animal Protection strives to enhance public safety and the humane treatment of animals through responsible enforcement of animal ordinances and laws, public education programs, and the conscientious monitoring, treatment, and control of animals.

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The Animal Protection Shelter


Donations/Needed Items

Adult dog and cat food, dry or canned New or gently used fleece blankets & towels
Kitten and puppy food, dry or canned

New or gently used cat and dog toys


Contact Information
Physical location: 1111 Stedman Street (use the same road to Bayview Cemetery, we are on the right)
Mailing address: 1900 First Avenue, Ketchikan, AK  99901-6494
Telephone number: (907) 228-6660, Fax number: (907) 228-6679

The shelter is open 7 days a week from 10 am to 5 pm, excluding holidays.

The shelter is closed from noon to 1 pm for lunch on weekends.

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