Holding Time for Shelter Animals:
- Stray dogs 6 months and older must be held 5 days (this is a state law).
- Stray pups must be held 3 days (this is a county policy).
- Stray cats and kittens are be held 3 days (this is a county policy).
Owner given up animals have no set time they must be held. They become property of the county as soon as they are signed over.