Chico Animal Shelter
2579 Fair Street
Chico, California 95928
Local Phone: (530) 894-5630
E-mail: [email protected]
The Chico Animal Shelter is owned and operated by the City of Chico, under the Chico Animal Services Section of the Chico Police Department.
Animal Services encompasses animal control and animal sheltering, and is responsible for enforcing all City animal related ordinances and state laws, including picking up dogs running at large and quarantining animals for Rabies observation.
The Chico Animal Shelter houses and cares for all stray dogs found within Chico city limits. These animals may have been picked up by Chico Animal Control, or brought in by a concerned citizen. The Chico Animal Shelter also takes unwanted dogs from owners residing within Chico city limits. The shelter maintains a waiting list for dogs needing to be surrendered.