Animals and pets

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Animal Protection and Control is closed to in-person services in an abundance of caution due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 virus.

The closure decision was made in consideration of the health of customers, employees and the community. 

We encourage our customers to use online services for code enforcement concerns. 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.

Contact information

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 animal@clark.wa.gov. 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

Appeal Hearing

Contact us for upcoming hearing dates.


Pet Preparedness

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

Thanks to the Greater Clark County Kennel Club and AKC REUNITE, Clark County Animal Protection and Control is now better prepared with a Pet Disaster Relief trailer.


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
Location Hours Contact

500 W 8th Street, Suite 100
Vancouver WA 98660

 

 

Monday through Friday
8 am to 5 pm
by appointment only

Customers are encouraged to use our online services and can contact staff by email or phone during regular business hours.

 

Phone
564.397.2488 (Concerns)
564.397.2489 (Licensing)

Email
animal@clark.wa.gov