County Animal Shelters
The County Department of Animal Services provides dog licensing and animal control services for the unincorporated areas of San Diego County.
For an animal-related emergency occurring right now, do not email, call:
- Injured or sick animal
- Animal cruelty
- Aggressive animal
- Animal bite to a person
For any life-threatening situation, call 911 immediately
Airport Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Road, Bonita, CA 91902
County shelters hours:
Tuesday - Friday 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday - Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Adoptions close at 4:00 p.m.
Closed Mondays and County holidays
Please Note: We no longer service the cities of Carlsbad, Del Mar, Encinitas, Santee, San Diego or Solana Beach. For animal related matters in one of the above cities please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For fastest service, please contact us via email. Although not mandatory, it's best to include one or more of the following so your inquiry can be properly routed:
- Your home address and zip code
- Address and zip code of residence in question
- If applicable, Activity number(s), Animal I.D. number(s), and dog License number(s)