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Animal Services is a Division of the Stockton Police Department.  The Animal Shelter is jointly operated by the City of Stockton Police Department and San Joaquin County.


For Animal Control Services within the city limits of Stockton, please contact the City of Stockton Animal Services Division, during shelter hours.  For after hours urgent needs, please contact the Stockton Police Department General Business for dispatch.


We no longer accept dead animal drop offs after hours.  Dead animals can be dropped off during the hours the shelter is open to the public. 


San Joaquin County Reports First Confirmed Case of Animal Rabies in 2014

San Joaquin County Public Health Services (PHS) has received confirmation from the California Department of Public Health Laboratory that a feral kitten tested positive for the deadly rabies infection.  The public is advised to vaccinate pets and stay away from stray and wild animals.


External Links

Stockton Animal Shelter Facebook Page

This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 5/18/2015