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Hours of Operation

Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sundays, Mondays, HolidaysClosed

Chrismas Eve10:00 am - 2:00 pm

New Year's Eve10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Office Location

115 E. Wetmore Street,
Manteca, CA 95336

Main Office Phone Number

(209) 456-8270

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POLICE DEPARTMENT
Jodie Estarziau, Chief of Police

Impound Policy and Process

Impound Policy and ProcessPlease be aware there may be a fee associated with picking up your pet from Animal Services as the shelter provides vaccinations, food, water and shelter to all animals brought in. Any owner reclaiming an impounded animal shall, before the animal will be released, pay impoundment and boarding fees. Click here for our impoundment and boarding fees

Additional Information
No dog shall be released from the animal control facility without the owner presenting proof that the dog has had a rabies vaccination within the past twelve (12) months. An owner of any dog who cannot provide proof of said rabies vaccination shall be required to have the dog vaccinated prior to release.

Have you found a lost pet?

Found PetsIf you have found an animal and are trying to find the owner on your own, you are welcome to use the resources at our shelter. We encourage you to come in and view the lost pet reports that owners fill out when they visit our shelter and are looking for their lost pets.

You may bring your found animal to the shelter so that we can scan the animal for a possible microchip. There is no charge for this service.

We highly recommend that you fill out a Found Animal Report so that people who are searching for their lost pets at our shelter will be able to reference the description of the animal that you have found and are temporarily holding onto. You may do this in person at the shelter or by downloading this form.

Have you lost a pet?

The shelter will hold onto a stray animal for a minimum of 72 hours (i.e. not counting the days that we are closed) for a possible owner to claim his/her lost pet. However, an animal may be euthanized immediately if the animal is suffering from an illness or injury. After the holding period has ended, an animal may be evaluated and placed for adoption.

Lost petsLosing your pet is stressful—both for you and your pet. Please include Animal Services in your search for your pet. It is always recommended that you walk through the kennels in the facility to assure your pet is not here. If your dog is licensed or micro chipped; we will attempt to contact you so you can be reunited with your pet. It is vitally important any phone numbers connected to your pet’s license or microchip are on file and up to date.

Other things you can do to find your pet.

  • Go to http://petharbor.com/ and search by zip code and Lost my Pet. Animals at the shelter who have been entered into our database will be available for viewing.
  • Ask your neighbors, mail carrier, or any other person in the neighborhood if they’ve seen your pet
  • With the school’s permission – post your flyers on campus
  • Place an ad in the local newspaper and offer a reward if found
  • Check your local newspaper in the “found” section
  • Check Craigslist or other websites where your pet may be listed as “found”

Please be aware there may be a fee associated with picking up your pet from Animal Services as the shelter provides vaccinations, food, water and shelter to all animals brought in. Any owner reclaiming an impounded animal shall, before the animal will be released, pay impoundment and boarding fees. Click here for our impoundment and boarding fees.

Additional Information
No dog shall be released from the animal control facility without the owner presenting proof that the dog or cat has had a rabies vaccination within the past twelve (12) months. An owner of any dog who cannot provide proof of said rabies vaccination shall be required to have the dog vaccinated prior to release.

1001 W. Center St. Manteca California 95337 TELEPHONE: (209) 456-8100 © 2017 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED TUESDAY, JUNE 27, 2017