Animal Services

Pets and Animals During Evacuation

General Information 

Pet and Animal Shelters 

Placer County is currently only housing sheltered pets and animals at the Placer County Animal Services Center.

Placer County Animal Services Center 

  • Location: 11232 B Ave., Auburn, CA 95603 
  • Phone Number: 530-886-5541 
  • Animal Redemption Hours: Open for redemptions 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. through Sept. 23 (after Sept. 23, redemptions will continue during normal business hours, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday)

Missing/Lost Pet 

Placer County Animal Services: www.placer.ca.gov/LostPets 

Crowdsourced lost pet listings include:

Found Pet (If you have taken in a stray pet during the fire) 

  • Bring found pets to Placer County Animal Services at 11232 B Avenue or to a local veterinarian to scan for a microchip 
  • Contact Placer County Animal Services at 530-886‐5540 or ansinfo@placer.ca.gov with questions or if you are unable to locate the owner and cannot continue to keep the pet
  • Consider posting on the missing pets sites listed above 

Deceased Pet 

Contact Placer County Animal Control Field Services Dispatch at 530-886‐5500 

Wildlife Resources 

If you encounter injured wildlife, please contact: 

  • Gold Country Wildlife Rescue: 530-885-0862  
  • Wildlife Disaster Network: 1-800-942-6459 
  • California Department of Fish and Wildlife: 916-358-2900

Need Help/Ways to Help 

For assistance or to assist animals during evacuations: