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*Petfinder ran by the City of Wasco Animal Shelter staff

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Shelter will be closed to the public effective Wednesday, March 18 2020 until further notice. This precaution is being taken to observe recommended CDC guidelines.
- Will not accept animal surrenders until further notice
-Appointments made by via email is NOT available
-On the day of the animals availability, adoptions and rescues of animals are on a first call, first serve basis

Animal control officers will only respond after hours to calls related to health and safety

Owners and rescues will still be able to pick up animals from the shelter with an appointment only

Missing pet? feel free to email us a photo of the animal or give us a call. This will help us a lot.

Municipal Codes

6.04.130 Treatment and record of animal seized.
The animal control officer shall require that a true and faithful record be kept of the number and description of all animals taken into custody, the date of their impounding and the date and manner of their disposition. He shall require that the necessary subsistence be provided for animals while in custody, that no mark or brand thereon be altered and that no animal suffers from inhumane treatment. (Ord. 587 (part), 2009: Ord. 328 §3 (part), 1987).

6.04.140 Notice of impoundment.
Upon impounding any animal, the animal control officer may cause to be published in any newspaper circulated within the community where the animal was captured a notice describing the animal, the date of its impoundment and the address of the animal shelter or pound where it is being kept. The cost of the publication shall be charged against and collected from the owner of the animal before the animal may be released from impound. (Ord. 587 (part), 2009: Ord. 328 §3 (part), 1987).

6.04.150 Conditions for animal release.
The animal control officer shall not release to its owner, or sell, any animal that has been impounded in accordance with the provisions of this chapter unless the person to whom the animal is to be released or sold provides satisfactory proof to the animal control officer that the animal will be maintained in accordance with the provisions of this chapter and any other applicable law. (Ord. 587 (part), 2009: Ord. 328 §3 (part), 1987).

Have any questions? Feel free to give us a call (661) 758-7240
Wasco Animal Shelter
5409 7th St. Wasco Ca 93280

  • day hours
    Tuesday 8am-4pm *AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY ONLY*
    Wednesday 8am-4pm *AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY ONLY*
    Thursday CLOSED
    Friday CLOSED
    Saturday CLOSED
    Sunday CLOSED
    By appointment only
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