Animal Services

The City of Bothell provides a variety of animal services to residents.  These include:

  • Pet licensing;  Animal Control Officer Kristi Boucher with large black dogA pet license is a great way to help keep your pet safe in Bothell.  A license tag is the easiest way to ensure we can quickly reunite lost Bothell pets with their owners.
  • Investigating animal cruelty and neglect;
  • Responding to barking dog complaints;
  • Impounding aggressive, dangerous, or stray dogs and cats
  • Some removal of deceased animals.

Reporting Animal Issues:  

To report an animal-related issue requiring emergency response, please call 911

For other animal-related issues, please call the City of Bothell Police Department non-emergency line at 425-486-1254.

Reporting Lost or Found Pets

  • If you have lost/found a cat or dog, please contact Everett Animal Shelter at 425-257-6000
  • Local Social Media Groups have also been very effective in reuniting lost pets with their owners. 
  • You can also leave a message for the Bothell Animal Control Officer at 425-487-5145 with a full description and location of the lost/found pet.