Animal Control

Animal Control deals with animal issues within the city limits of Gold Bar only.  If you live outside the city limits of Gold Bar, contact the Snohomish County Animal Control.

Dog Impounds

Dog(s) that are impounded in the city limits of Gold Bar are held at our city kennel and/or are sent to the Everett Animal Shelter 425.257.6000

If you have any questions about a recently impounded dog(s) or lost/found dog(s), please contact Gold Bar Animal Control at 360.793.1101 or email animal control.

Animal License

Dog Licenses are due no later than January 31 of each year. Cats are not required to be licensed in the City of Gold Bar, but tags are available for purchase.  Dog License Application

Please remember to be a responsible pet owner and spay/neuter your pets.

Kennel Requirements

Emergency Animal Control after hours/weekends please call 911.

The City of Gold Bar does not enforce or respond to loose or feral cat issues.

The links below has been provided as resource guides for cat issues.

The Cats In Your NeighborhoodClick here to view Dealing with Feral Cats, now referred to as Community Cats

Community Cat Coalition

Purrfect Pals

For more information on animal resources, please check out our Community Resources page which is listed under City Services!

If there are other services that are not listed no this site please contact Denise Beaston at 360.793.1101 and or by email at