Animal Control

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12340 Airport Rd, Jackson

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"Our department is committed to ensuring that all animals receive effective and timely services and we intend to treat those we serve with dignity and respect." 

The Amador County Animal Control Department operates one shelter within the County. The shelter's function is to impound stray animals; pick up and provide medical care for sick and injured animals; issue citations for violations of applicable laws and ordinances; rescue endangered animals; conduct preliminary investigations of inhumane treatment of animals; investigate and correct animal nuisance complaints; receive and hold animals for evidence; provide the observation of biting animals for the County Health Officer; issue licensing; and provide routine patrol services.



Services and Special Programs


Amador County Animal Control is currently open for all animal control services by appointment only. Please call (209) 223-6378 to schedule an appointment. We are scheduling appointments for adoptions, Reclaims,  surrenders and licensing. Appointments are being scheduled Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 to 4:00 PM.