Yuma, Arizona - Yuma County is ready to provide new animal control services to residents of the unincorporated areas of the County beginning Sunday. The Yuma County Animal Control Division will operate out of their new headquarters behind the Yuma County Health Department at 2681 S. 23rd. Avenue. Yuma, Arizona 85364.
They can be reached by calling (928) 341-8800 or visit their Web page at: www.yumacountyaz.gov/animalcontrol
This new division will respond to calls related to animal disturbances, animal injuries, animal cruelty and other domesticated animal issues outside of city limits. The Yuma County Animal Control Division will continue the County’s partnership with the Humane Society of Yuma (HSOY), which will receive and detain animals and conduct licensing for the County. The division’s office hours of operation are 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. A 24-hour, on-call officer, will also be available for after hours for emergencies.
Composed of two full-time and two part-time officers, the division will assist in animal apprehension, safety, handling and transporting throughout the unincorporated areas of Yuma County. County handlers will coordinate closely with the cities and towns within the County to ensure the highest quality animal control services for properties close to the jurisdictional boundaries.
The Animal Control Supervisor, Phil Beatty, will be leading this new division with his expertise in animal control from over 20 years in the field. Beatty is a certified member of the National Animal Control Association (NACA) and has high aspirations for the quality of this program.