Animal Protection and Control is closed to in-person services.
We encourage our customers to use online services. Customers may also make appointments with staff.
Domestic animals enrich the lives of many county residents. However, if not cared for properly, these animals also can be disruptive to a neighborhood. Animal Protection and Control can help resolve animal control problems such as stray or vicious animals, animal-related emergencies and reports of animal cruelty.
Office staff are available by email or phone Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.
Concerns - report a concern
For urgent situations involving domestic or wild animals in the city of Vancouver, call 564.397.2488
For situations involving wild animals in the unincorporated county area, call 360.696.6211 (WA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife)
For urgent situations involving domestic animals in the unincorporated county area, call 564.397.2488
If you live in a small city, please contact your local police department for assistance.
Licensing - pet licensing information
If you need to update your pet license account, or no longer own your dog or cat, access your account HERE to make changes or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your name, address, phone number, pet name, description of needed change, and OID number or pet license number, if known.
If you live in a small city, please contact your local city offices for assistance.
Lost and found pets - helpful information
Hurricanes, floods, wildfires, hazardous material spills — disasters can strike anytime, anywhere. To ensure the safety of your family and pets, you should decide a plan and make preparations for a number of events. Learn more here.
Pet Disaster Relief
Our territory covers more than 600 square miles, from Woodland to Washougal. We serve the entire unincorporated county area as well as Vancouver. If you need services within these city limits, please call the appropriate jurisdiction.
- Battle Ground - 360.242.5048
- Camas/Washougal - 360.335.0432
- La Center - 360.263.2745
- Ridgefield - 360.887.3556
- Yacolt - 360.686.3922
500 W 8th Street, Suite 100
Monday through Friday
Customers are encouraged to use our online services and can contact staff by email or phone during regular business hours.