Effective December 20, 2016, Antioch Animal Services will only be accepting surrenders of owned pets by appointment. read more
Animal Services is dedicated to promoting animal welfare and public awareness which results in humans and animals living together in harmony.
The Antioch Animal Services Center is responsible for the enforcement of Local and State Laws relating to the care, control, and protection of animals and of our citizens. Officers' responsibilities include picking up and confining stray, sick, injured, vicious and dead animals; issuance of dog licenses; patrolling the City streets; control of animal nuisance problems and animal euthanasia. The Animal Shelter also provides adoption, volunteer, and education programs.
HOLIDAY CLOSURE REMINDER:
Antioch Animal Services will be closed to the public
Closed Friday the 23rd
Closed Saturday the 24th
Closed Sunday the 25th
Closed Monday the 26th
Open regular business hours Tuesday the 27th, in observation of the Christmas Holiday.
In the event of an animal emergency, please call the Antioch Police Department at (925) 778-2441.
Although we are closed to the public, rest assured that the animals at the Shelter are still being well taken care of as Animal Care Attendants, and Volunteers are working through the holiday to clean, feed and water the animals. As well, an Animal Control Officer is on stand-by 24 hours a day to handle any emergency animal calls in the field.
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All the animals are housed indoors in a heated/air conditioned facility.
Special features include:
- A room in which prospective pet owners can meet and interact with the animals
- A fenced exercise yard
Antioch Animal Services is located at:
300 "L" Street, Antioch - Tel (925) 779-6989