Education, Licensing & Response

Services provided by Animal Control include:

  • Assisting in educating the public regarding animal control issues
  • Coordinating with local colleges and universities to help find homes for adoptable dogs
  • Enforcing local animal control laws that protect people, animals, and property
  • Facilitating redemption of impounded dogs and cats
  • Investigating animal bite reports and rabies control cases in cooperation with the Health Department
  • Investigating complaints of abuse, neglect, tethering, barking, loose dogs, etc.
  • Issuing and maintaining dog licenses for all county dogs
  • Maintaining the lost and found board
  • Operating and maintaining the Colusa County Animal Shelter
  • Patrolling busy streets for stray, injured, and abandoned animals
  • Providing adoptions of friendly cats and dogs
  • Providing cat trap rentals to county residents
  • Providing shelter for stray, lost, abused, and abandoned animals
  • Responding to emergencies involving sick or seriously injured domestic animals, including potential human exposure to the rabies virus
  • Working with local rescue groups to place adoptable animals

For More Information

For more information about services provided by Animal Control, please contact us at (530) 458-0229.