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  • Las Palmas area bat tests positive for rabies virus

    On October 15th, 2018, a bat found in the Las Palmas area of unincorporated Monterey County tested positive for the rabies virus. While there was exposure to an owned pet, Monterey County Animal Services investigated and determined that there was no human exposure in this case and is issuing this positive test information as a reminder to pet and livestock owners.

    10/18/2018 1:30:00 PM

  • Kitten Season Special

    Monterey County Animal Services is bursting at the seams with kittens and cats. To help find them forever homes adoption fees have been reduced to $50 which includes spay/neuter surgery, vaccinations and microchip) If you want two the deal is even better! Two cats for $80.

    9/28/2018

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Livestock Owners, Winter is Coming are You Prepared?

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Monterey County Animal Services reminds livestock owners:

It’s time to prepare now for the winter months! Check fencing on a regular basis to improve the safety of your housed animals. Keep trees and bushes trimmed around fence lines, unfavorable winter storms can wreak havoc on poorly made and maintained fences. Loose livestock is not only a hazard for them but to neighbors and bystanders as well.

Remember, you are responsible for the health and safety of your livestock and can be issued a citation by law enforcement for the violation of loose livestock on a road way.

Report sheep or any domestic livestock wandering public roads by calling:


Non-Emergency Monterey County Sherriff Dispatch: 831-769-8888
Non-Emergency CHP Dispatch: 831-796-2160
Monterey County Animal Services: 831-769-8850*

Emergency calls: 911

*Calls to Monterey County Animal Services will be referred to the proper law enforcement agency.