Animal Shelter

Online Dog License Application

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Flathead County residents residing outside of Kalispell and/or Whitefish city limits must purchase a County license for all dogs over the age of four months. New residents must purchase this dog license within 30 days of moving into the County.

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Please don't breed or buy when you can opt to adopt and save a life!

All Shelter animals are spayed or neutered prior to adoption and receive the following vaccinations:

  • Dogs receive vaccinations against bordetella (kennel cough), canine distemper (CD) virus, adenovirus (CAV-1 ) induced hepatitis (ICH), canine adenovirus type 2 (CAV-2) induced respiratory disease, canine parainfluenza (CPI), canine coronavirus (CCV) induced enteritis, canine parvovirus (CPV), and leptospirosis* They also receive a one-year rabies vaccine at 4 months of age or older.
  • Cats receive feline herpesvirus-1 induced feline viral rhinotracheitis (FVR), feline calicivirus (FCV) induced respiratory disease, by feline parvovirus (FPV) induced feline panleukopenia (FPL) , and Chlamydia psittaci  induced feline chlamydiosis  and receive a 1 years rabies vaccination at 4 months of age or older.
  • Adult cats and dogs are micro-chipped to help reunite lost pets with their owners.

For animal control concerns, such as stray animals, dogs running at large, or general complaints, please contact the Sheriff Dispatcher at 758-5610, and press option 5.

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Department Details:

Shelter Location:
225 Cemetery Road
(1/4 mi. W of Hwy 93)
Kalispell, MT 59901

Mailing Address:
Flathead County Animal Shelter
1035 1st Ave W
Kalispell, MT 59901

P (406) 752-1310
F (406) 752-1546

HOURS:
Tues - Fri Noon to 6:00 p.m.
Sat 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m
Sun & Mon - Closed

Emergency/After Hours/Stray Dog Reports (406) 758-5610