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Colorado Animal At Large Attorney

Weber Law Criminal Defense Attorney


In Colorado, if your pet is found running at large and impounded, you might not be able to control what the city does with them.

If you are under investigation, if law enforcement wants to speak with you, or if you have been charged with a criminal offense, a competent, experienced criminal defense attorney can make all the difference in the outcome of your charges. Call Weber Law to discuss your circumstances.

Having guidance through and an understanding of the criminal process will alleviate stress and allow you to focus your attention on improving your life.

"Mr. Weber was a really great and professional lawyer! I Couldn’t find a better person to trust my legal issues with!”


Dog/Animal at Large Crimes Defense

In Colorado, if your pet is found running at large and impounded, you might not be able to control what the city does with them.

What is the Statute?

Under C.R.S. 25-4-610, it is unlawful for any owner of any dog, cat, other pet animal, or other mammal which has not been inoculated as required by the order of the county board of health or board of health of a health department to allow it to run at large. The health department or health officer may capture and impound any such dog, cat, other pet animal, or other mammal found running at large and dispose of such animal in accordance with local program policy. Such power to impound and dispose shall extend to any and all animals unclaimed and found or suspected to be affected by rabies, whether wild or domestic. The division of parks and wildlife shall cooperate with and aid the health department or health officer in the enforcement of this section as it affects animals found or suspected to be affected by rabies when such animals are in its care, jurisdiction, or control.

What is the Punishment?

According to C.R.S. 25-4-614, any person who refuses to comply with or who violates any of the provisions of this part 6 is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not more than one hundred dollars or by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than thirty days for each offense.

Not only could you face a fine and jail time, you could lose your family pet if the city cannot identify your pet, it has not been registered and they cannot verify it has been vaccinated.

How Can You Fight It?

If you have been cited for animal at large in Colorado, there are a few ways Weber Law can fight for you. Whether it is negotiating to lower the charge to a lesser crime, reducing your fine amount, making sure the charge does not go on your record to ensure you can keep your pet, ensuring you keep your right to own animals in the future or defending you at trial, Weber Law will work for you every step of the way. By looking at potential evidence such as your pets inoculation and veterinary care record, ways to potentially limit your animals exposure to being impounded in the future and ensuring that your pet has received adequate care while impounded, Weber Law will make sure to look at all the details of your case. At Weber Law we are experienced in defending these types of charges, winning these types of cases, and getting your pet back home to you. If you or anyone you know has been cited for animal at large in the state of Colorado, call Weber Law today for a consultation.

  • C.R.S. 25-4-610, Uninoculated animals not to run at large- impounding and disposition of animals
  • C.R.S. 25-4-614, Penalties

Contact Weber Law immediately if you’ve been charged with a dog/animal at large crime. We offer a free confidential case evaluation. Serving Denver and the surrounding areas.

Weber Law Criminal Defense Attorney

Our Dog/Animal at Large Defense Lawyers Are Here to Help

If you have been charged with a crime, do not hesitate to ask for legal help. At Weber Law Firm, we understand you’re scared and nervous about what is coming next. You may even be angry that you have been falsely accused of a crime you didn’t commit. We are here to fight for an acquittal.

To learn more about how we can help, contact Weber Law Firm online or call us at 8014414010 today.

Weber Law Criminal Defense Attorney

A Denver, Colorado Criminal Defense Attorney Can Help You

Weber Law will aggressively fight for your rights. Contact us today!

We believe that justice is an idea that can triumph only when living people make it so. We are dedicated to justice. We wish to run a business that is at once profitable while allowing us to promote the rights of our fellow community members. We will stand for the poor when they are in need and their cause is just. We will work for any responsible business. We will represent all races, creeds, religions, sexes, sexual orientations, and backgrounds.

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1777 S Harrison St. Ste 450 Denver, CO 80210 

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