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Animal Services

Cute Little Chihuahua Wearing A Blue JumperAnimal Services Division protects, promotes and enhances the health, safety and quality of life for companion animals and other abandoned animals, as well as for the people of Monterey County.  Animal Services staff provides animal control services (field services) and animal shelter services in the unincorporated areas of the County and contracting jurisdictions. 

Animal Services houses about 4,500 animals annually.  These animals, mostly dogs and cats, have been brought in from the unincorporated areas of Monterey County or the cities of Carmel, and Sand City.

Follow the links below for details about Animal Services programs and services.  

Animal Services Brochure

Address

160 Hitchcock Road
Salinas, CA 93908

HOURS OF OPERATION: 

DOORS ARE CLOSED ON MONDAYS, SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS)

Animal Shelter 

831-769-8850

(Adoptions, Reclamation & Visiting Hours):

Tuesday – Saturday 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Licensing Office:

831-769-8845

Tuesday – Saturday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Field Services:

831-769-8856

Tuesday – Saturday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

On-Call for after-hours emergency services

Member of:  

       Coalition for Companion Animals