Volunteer Services

We Are Seeking Volunteers!

Interested in becoming a Volunteer at the Care Center? Helping the homeless animals helps them, us and your community!

If interested please contact the center at (530) 527-3439 

Employee List

Animal Services Staff

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Animal Services - Ordinances

Below is a list of ordinances that help answer common questions.  If you do not see an answer to your question please contact our office during office hours.

  • 7.08.010 Dog License Required

    No person shall own or keep any dog over four months of age within the unincorporated area of the county unless such dog is licensed pursuant to this chapter.

  • 7.08.030 Vaccination Requirement For License

    The director shall not issue any dog license under this chapter without presentation of a certificate of vaccination signed by a veterinarian.

  • 7.25.050 Dogs Running At Large

    No person shall permit a dog to run at large from private property owned by the owner of such dog, or from private property to which said owner has a right of possession. See exceptions.

  • 7.25.060 Livestock At Large

    No person shall willfully or knowingly permit or through failure to exercise due care or control allow any livestock to stray from private property. The owner of any livestock found in violation of this section will be responsible for costs involved in securing livestock. See exceptions.

  • 7.25.080

    Dogs entering property without consent of property owner or person in control, whereon sheep or other livestock are kept is prohibited.

  • 7.20.040 Expiration And Renewal Of License

    Kennel licenses are annual and will expire on the last day of December next following its date of issue.

  • 7.08.130 Dog Ownership

    No person shall own or keep more than five dogs over the age of four months on any lot or premises as a private dog owner. This shall require either a commercial or hobby kennel or working dog license.

License/Adoption

Adoption Fees And Policies

Please be aware that state law requires every dog owner, after his /her dog attains the age of four months, must obtain a license from the county and procure its vaccination by a licensed veterinarian with an approved canine rabies vaccine. If you chose not to spay or neuter your dog prior to four months of age, you still must license your dog to comply with state law requirements. 

Adopting a shelter animal:

Dogs

  • $125

Cats

  • $60 males
  • $85 female

License Fees For Dogs

Spayed or neutered animals: $10.00/yr or $25/3yr

Above with senior discount: $8.00/yr or $20/3yr

Unaltered dogs: $25.00/yr or $60/3yr

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HOLDS: Animals can be placed on a 24 hour hold by calling our office.

Since the majority of pets that come into our shelter are strays, all information we know about that pet is listed on Petfinder.

Stray/Impound Fee

If an owner loses a pet they can check with our office during office hours, impound and boarding fees will apply for all animals impounded with the Animal Care Center. Additional fees for licensing could apply before the animal is released.  In addition, any animals impounded that are not spayed or neutered will be subject to a civil penalty in accordance with state law.

Animal Surrender

Animal surrenders are handled on a case by case basis and only with prior manager approval.  Please call the Care Center for more information at (530) 527-3439.

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