Animal Control Service

The City of Healdsburg contracts animal care and control services through a partnership with Sonoma Humane Society and Petaluma Animal Services Foundation. Under the contract, Sonoma Humane Society operates a day use facility located at 14242 Bacchus Landing Way entitled Healdsburg Center.  Residents are able to view animals available for adoption, license their animal, reunite with lost animals, or surrender animals.

Shelter Business Hours & Services
Sonoma Humane operates and maintains a day-use facility on Bacchus Landing Way and provides for the following services from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, excluding city recognized holidays:
  • Acceptance of stray animals
  • Acceptance of owner surrenders for City of Healdsburg residents
  • Mobile adoption unit for companion animals available for adoption with priority given to animals from Healdsburg.
  • As needed, a low-cost spay/neuter drop off location.
  • Work with Healdsburg residents to reunite them with their lost pets.

Shelter & Animal Control Number
Healdsburg Center - 707-431-3386.  Visit the Healdsburg Center online for more information.

After Hours Emergency

For after hour emergency calls related to sick, vicious or injured animals, please contact the Healdsburg Police Department dispatch at 707-431-3377

Regular Animal Control Service Hours
The Animal Control officer is on-duty Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., excluding city recognized holidays. Animal related complaints received by the city or the police department outside of regular animal control service hours are forwarded to animal control for follow-up.

Response time During Regular Service Hours
Animal Control provides in-field response to animal medical emergencies and other emergencies involving danger to humans within 30 minutes or less during regular service hours. Animal Control Officer will respond to non-emergency animal control issues within 24 hours of being notified during regular service hours.