Butte County has an estimated 50,000 dogs! That's a lot of dogs to keep track of. Butte County Animal Control has guidelines established to keep you and your dogs safe and healthy.
Third Grade Dog Bite Prevention 2015-16
Animal Control will be visiting a school near you! We're excited to launch our "Paws' Laws" Dog Bite Prevention campaign. To request an education packet for your school or third grade classroom, contact the Public Health Communications Manager. You may also download the Paws' Laws Poster.
Licenses are vital in helping us reunite you with your lost pet, and they make it easy to keep track of rabies vaccinations. Learn more about the importance of pet ID tags, microchips, licensing and collars.
To file a barking complaint you must first determine whether you live in or outside a sphere of influence of unincorporated Butte County. Learn how to file a complaint and get tips on how to resolve the issue.
All animal bites from a dog (or cat) are required to be reported as part of Butte County’s Public Health and Rabies Prevention Programs. Learn the steps to take if you or someone you know has been bitten.
Pet ownership comes with responsibilities and requirements, including proper containment of your dog. If your dog gets loose, you may be issued citations depending on the nature of damage done by your dog.