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Animal Control

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the San Bernardino City Animal Shelter will be closed to all casual visitors.   

  1. All private adoptions, Return to Owners, Owner Surrenders, and Rescue Adoptions will be conducted by appointment only.
  2. The licensing and the paying of fines will also be done by appointment or by mail.
  3. Guests can view animals online and make an appointment to visit with a particular animal of interest.
  4. During this period, networkers will not be able to network on site. Networkers should use Pet Harbor and network from a distance.
  5. The Volunteer Program is paused until further notice.
  6. Residents who have trapped stray and/or feral cats are advised to set them free where they were caught. 
  7. The shelter will temporarily cease accepting trapped stray and/or feral cats.

 Appointments will be available Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

 Please call SB Direct at (909) 384-7272 to make an appointment.