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Posted on: June 27, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Riverside County's Department of Animal Services Effective July 1, 2018

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The City of Banning will be utilizing Riverside County's Department of Animal Services, to replace Beaumont's Animal Control Services Department, effective July 1, 2018.


To contact Riverside County's Department of Animal Services, please call (951) 358-7387, or by e-mail at shelterinfo@rivco.org.


When contacting animal service, provide as many details as possible, such as city and location of the incident (for example, the cross streets of the emergency situation). Other useful information for animal services team includes a good description of the animal (breed, size, color, unique markings, if it had a collar or leash).


Please bear in mind that Riverside County's Department of Animal Services has a limited number of officers working during the evening hours and weekends and each one is assigned to a specific area. Response times may vary, depending on prior emergencies that have been received earlier in the day.


Calling during evening hours or during the weekend, you will be speaking with an operator/dispatcher from a private agency that assists Riverside County's Department of Animal Services with emergency calls during non-business hours and county holidays. The types of requests that are considered emergencies include the following:

  • Injured animals
  • Aggressive animals
  • An immediate cruelty matter (something you have just witnessed)
  • An animal that could impede public safety (such as loose livestock, a dog in the middle of a busy road, etc.)

For more information on services that the Riverside County's Department of Animal Services provides (adoption, lost pets, licensing, vaccinations, microchipping, etc.), please visit their official website at https://www.rcdas.org.



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