Animal Welfare Laws & Concern


The following resources are available for animal welfare concerns in Trinidad, CO and all of Las Animas County.

Animal Control Officer

Need to get in touch with the City of Trinidad Animal Control Officer to report an animal welfare concern? 

Trinidad, CO Police

Need to get in contact with a police officer or the administrative office?  There are many ways. Follow the link below.

Municipal Code

Brush up on the City of Trinidad, CO municipal code concerning animals within city limits. 

After Hours Help

Find a stray pet in Las Animas County and our shelter is closed?  The Trinidad Police Dept can access our shelter & help.

CO Humane Investigator

Contact a regional officer with the Colorado Humane Society about animal concerns anywhere in CO.

CO Animal Statutes

Colorado Statute Tittle 18, Article 9, Part 2 defines cruelty to animals. Follow the link below to access.


Learn about the importance of rabies vaccinations and state requirements.

Las Animas County

Have an animal welfare concern outside of Trinidad city limits but in Las Animas County?  Contact the Sheriff Dept.

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Noah's Ark Animal Welfare Association is a 501c3 organization.

Our tax-ID number is 84-1476613 and donations are tax-deductible to the extent of the law.

Shelter Phone:  719-680-2385.

Shelter Address:  224 N. Chestnut St. Trinidad, CO USA 81082.

Shelter Hours:  Monday - Friday 11 am to 5 pm. Closed Saturday & Sunday

Thrift Store Phone:  719-846-8578.

Thrift Store Address:  147 E. Main St. Trinidad, CO USA 81082.

Thrift Store Hours:  Monday - Friday 10 am to 5 pm & Saturday 10 am to 4 pm.

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