The City of Bakersfield’s Animal Control unit is a department within the Bakersfield Police Department, Operations Division.
201 S. Mount Vernon Ave.
Business Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This unit handles animal-related services and complaints
Field officers are available 7 days per week, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Officers are available for emergency situations after 5 p.m., 7 days a week.
This unit is responsible for ensuring public safety, reuniting pets with their owners, handling dangerous situations involving animals, cruelty cases and rescuing stray and injured animals.
City Animal Control is responsible for enforcing ordinances within the city as well as the state of California mandates.