Animal Control

Services include rescuing stray, trapped, injured, abandoned, deceased or wild animals; and investigating animal cruelty, animal bites and noise complaints. For non-emergency services and local and regional shelter information, see Shelters.

Coastal Animal Services Shelter  
(949) 492-1617
Serves Dana Point, Monarch Beach, San Clemente and Talega.


Costa Mesa City Animal Control        
(714) 754-5311
Costa Mesa only.


Garden Grove Animal Care Services      
(714) 741-5565
Serves Garden Grove only.


Irvine Animal Services
(949) 724-7092
Irvine only.


LA County Downey Animal Shelter
(562) 940-6898
The Downey Animal Care Center does not provide service to the City of Downey. SEACCA (Southeast Area Animal Control Authority) provides service to this areaThis Serves Alhambra, Artesia, Bell, Cerritos (unincorporated), City Terrace (unincorporated), Cudahy, Compton (City and unincorporated area), Commerce (limited services), East Los Angeles 90022, 90023, and 90063 (unincorporated area), Florence/Firestone (unincorporated), Hawaiian Gardens, Huntington Park, La Habra Heights (City and unincorporated area), La Mirada, Los Angeles 90001, 90002, & 90032 (unincorporated), Maywood, Monterey Park, Walnut Park (unincorporated), Whittier (City and unincorporated area).


Laguna Beach Animal Shelter      
(949) 497-0701
Serves Laguna Beach and Laguna Woods only.


La Habra Animal Control        
(562) 383-4352
La Habra only.


Long Beach Animal Care Services        
(562) 570-7387
Also serves Cerritos, Los Alamitos, Seal Beach and Signal Hill.


Mission Viejo Animal Services  
(949) 470-3045
Serves Aliso Viejo, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Mission Viejo, and Rancho Santa Margarita.


Newport Beach City Animal Control        
(949) 644-3717
Newport Beach only.


OC Animal Care    
(714) 935-6848
Serves Anaheim, Brea, Cypress, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Huntington Beach, Lake Forest, Orange, Placentia, San Juan Capistrano, Tustin, Villa Park and Yorba Linda. They also serve many unincorporated areas. Visit their website for a full list.


Santa Ana Animal Control        
(714) 245-8792
Santa Ana only.


Southeast Area Animal Control    
(562) 803-3301
SEAACA serves Bell Gardens, Bellflower, Buena Park, Downey, La Palma, Lakewood, Montebello, Norwalk, Paramount, Pico Rivera, South El Monte, South Gate, Santa Fe Springs and Vernon.


Westminster Animal Control         
(714) 548-3201
Westminster only. Emergency line, (714) 548-3212.