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Field Services

Animal Care and Control Bite Unit

Commercial Dog Walker Vehicle Inspection

Coyote Sightings


Deputy Animal Control Officers

Uniformed trained Deputy Animal Control Officers conduct the following field services:

  • Patorl throughout the City on a daily basis.
  • Respond to animal-related emergencies.
  • Impound dogs at large and rescue animals in distress.
  • Enforce all animal control laws and investigate reports of animal abuse.
  • Provide 24 hour service for picking up seriously sick or injured strays and bringing them to veterinarians for emergency treatment.
  • Respond to other City, State and Federal agencies requests for animal care and control services.
  • Pick up dead strays and wildlife.

Dispatch (Emergency Services)

  • 415-554-9400


  • Enforce all animal control and anti-cruelty ordinances.

Reserve Training Program

  • Currently closed, June 2013
Last updated: 2/3/2014 11:04:40 AM