Lost and Found Animals
If You've Lost a Pet
Discovering that your animal has gotten loose and gone missing can be a frightening and traumatic experience. However, it is important not to panic as there are several steps you can take to help increase your odds of being reunited with your lost pet. The likelihood of successfully finding your animal will be significantly improved if you act swiftly and if you remain persistent in your efforts.
One of the most important steps to take when your pet goes missing is to file a Lost Animal Report with Animal Services. You may file a report, along with a photo of your pet, online by follow the appropriate link below. (Please Note: These links will direct you to an outside website, Petharbor.com. Once your information has been submitted, Petharbor will forward your report to Animal Services. You may also choose to have your report sent to other animal shelters in the area.)
File a Lost Dog Report
File a Lost Cat Report
File a Lost Report for Another Animal Type
If you prefer not to file a report online, you may download a Lost Animal Report form here. Completed forms may be faxed to Animal Services at (805)781-1065.
Once you’ve submitted a lost report, find out what else you can do to find your pet.
If You’ve Found an Animal
It’s not only important that you report found pets to Animal Services as soon as possible, it’s actually required by law. Once you file a report with us, we’ll work to match it with reports from animal owners around the County who have lost a pet. The sooner we get that info, the better the odds of reuniting a pet with their owner.
Find out how to file a Found Animal Report and discover what else you can do to help reunite a lost pet with its owner.
Lost and Found Animal Listings
The following links provide information on animals that have been reported to Animal Services as lost.
The following links provide information on animals that have been reported to Animal Services as found.