If you are unable to care for your pets due to foreclosure difficulties, you have the option to surrender them to Animal Services. Call us at 925-608-8400 for more information. You might also visit the Resources page of the
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Call (925) 608-8400 or (510) 374-3966 with questions or concerns regarding stray animals or wildlife. For noisy animals, see our web page.
We have two locations: Martinez Shelter 4800 Imhoff Place Martinez, CA 94553-4393 (925) 608-8400 Pinole Shelter 910 San Pablo Avenue Pinole, CA 94564-2632 (510) 942-4530
We are closed Sunday, Monday, major holidays
Spay/Neuter Clinic (Martinez Shelter only)Phone hours: Tuesday - Friday9 am to 12 noon and 1 pm to 4 pm925-335-8320NOTE: Spay/neuter surgeries are by appointment only; pets scheduled for surgery must be at the Spay/Neuter Clinic between 7:30 am and 8 am on the morning of surgery.
SaturdayVaccination Drop-In Clinic (no appointment needed)8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
If you are 65 years of age or older, you are eligible for a reduced dog license fee, one per household. Proof of age is required. Call Licensing at 925-608-8410 for more information.
You are welcome to call us for information at (925) 608-8400. The Contra Costa County Code will also provide the information on animal laws in this county. Here is a link to the animal section of the
Call our general information line at 925-608-8400 to report suspected abuse or neglect of an animal.
Call Animal Services at (925) 608-8400 for advice about wildlife that you think might be injured. Also, Lindsay Wildlife Museum is a local organization which operates an on-site wildlife hospital in Walnut Creek, CA. Call (925) 935-1978 for more information or visit their
If you find a dead or injured skunk, or believe a skunk has had contact with people or pets, DON'T HANDLE IT or try to trap it. Call Animal Services at 925-608-8400 for assistance. For helpful information on living safely with skunks or to request a skunk inspection, call the Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District at 925-685-9301, ext. 190, or visit their