The Bakersfield Animal Care Center Shelter and City of Bakersfield Animal Control Field Services unit have once again implemented new protocols as part of the ongoing COVID-19 response. These protocols are out of an abundance of caution to protect staff and the community at large.
These processes are meant as precautions to help prevent the possible spread of and exposure to COVID-19, also known as the novel coronavirus.
The City of Bakersfield continues working closely with the Kern County Department of Public Health, the Office of Governor Newsom and the Centers for Disease Control, with regards to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis; please see the City website at: www.bakersfieldcity.us/covid19
As a friendly reminder we must limit our resources to critical needs only.
These include the following:
Animal Control Field Services
Animal impounds will be limited to:
Animal Care Center
Appointments can be scheduled by calling 661-832-7387, ext. 201.
When you arrive for your appointment, please wait in your car and call 661-556-7687 and a staff member will assist you.
If you lost your pet, please check our website first!
We are in need of Foster Parents to help us bridge this gap. Please reach out to us via Facebook Messenger if you are interested!
Please see the ASPCA guidance on keeping your pets safe during the COVID-10 epidemic.