Pets and Animals

  • General Pet Care
    • Lost PetFalse

      If you have a lost pet, please view the Lost Pets page for a list of animals at the shelter and recommendations for things you can do to find your pet.


      Service Provided By:
      Animal Care & Regulation
      3839 Bradshaw Rd (Map)
      Sacramento, CA 95827
      311 or Outside of Unincorporated Sacramento County Areas: 916-875-4311 or e-mail

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    • Pet AdoptionFalse

      Get information on how to adopt one of the thousands of pets that come through our doors each year. View Adoptions page for more information.


      Service Provided By:
      Animal Care & Regulation
      3839 Bradshaw Rd (Map)
      Sacramento, CA 95827
      311 or Outside of Unincorporated Sacramento County Areas: 916-875-4311 or e-mail

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    • Pet LicensingTrue

      For information on obtaining a pet license, view the Licensing page.

      If you are renewing a current license, please submit online.


      Service Provided By:
      Animal Care & Regulation
      3839 Bradshaw Rd (Map)
      Sacramento, CA 95827
      311 or Outside of Unincorporated Sacramento County Areas: 916-875-4311 or e-mail

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    • Rabies ClinicsFalse

      All dogs and cats are in danger of contracting rabies through contact with animals including bats and skunks. It is a Sacramento County regulation that all dogs and cats over four months of age be vaccinated for rabies and licensed. View the Rabies Clinics page for more information.


      Service Provided By:
      Animal Care & Regulation
      3839 Bradshaw Rd (Map)
      Sacramento, CA 95827
      311 or Outside of Unincorporated Sacramento County Areas: 916-875-4311 or e-mail

    • Spay and NeuterFalse

      Also known as altering, sterilizing or fixing, spaying and neutering are terms for a minor procedure that makes animals unable to reproduce. Females are spayed - males are neutered. The surgeries are performed by veterinarians while the animals are under anesthesia. View the Spay/Neuter page for more information and find out about low cost spay/neuter program S.N.I.P. View the Spay/Neuter page for more information.


      Service Provided By:
      Animal Care & Regulation
      3839 Bradshaw Rd. (Map)
      Sacramento, CA 95827
      311 or Outside of Unincorporated Sacramento County Areas: 916-875-4311 or e-mail

    • Stray Animal/PetFalse

      If you find a stray animal, please try to find its owner through flyers in your neighborhood. Please view our Service Area information for which communities can bring strays to our shelter. Strays are held for 5 days before being evaluated for adoptability. For more information, visit the Rescue Program page.

      Report Lost or Found Animals

      Service Provided By:
      Animal Care & Regulation
      3839 Bradshaw Road (Map)
      Sacramento, CA 95827
      311 or Outside of Unincorporated Sacramento County Areas: 916-875-4311

  • Insects
  • Pests
  • Wildlife
    • Wildlife ServicesFalse

      Wildlife Services helps safeguard public health and safety from non-domestic animals, such as skunks, opossums, raccoons, beavers, coyotes, and damaging birds that pose a threat to human or animal health and safety, or cause damage to property or livestock. View the Wildlife Services web page for more information.

      Service Provided By:
      Agricultural Commission / Weights and Measures
      4137 Branch Center Road (Map)
      Sacramento, CA 95827
      311 or Outside of Unincorporated Sacramento County Areas: 916-875-4311 or e-mail

      New Office Hours:
      8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (closed from noon - 1 p.m.)