I want a pet

The Los Angeles Department of Animal Services offers a wide range of services that fulfill its mission to “Promote and Protect the Health, Safety and Welfare of Animals and People in the City of Los Angeles.”

Here is where you will find information about adopting a pet, finding a lost pet, how to license your dog or horse, animal vaccinations, spay/neuter information, microchipping, how to file a barking dog, definitions of animal cruelty and how to report it, or dangerous animal complaint, what to do if you find a stray animal, how to arrange for a dead animal to be picked up, and permit information. As the needs of the community grow, so do our services.

Please check back often to see what new services and information that the Department is offering!

Looking to adopt a pet?

Cats | Dogs | Rabbits | Other
Adoptable Pet Search
Adoptable Pets in Foster Care
Search by Shelter
Animal ID Search

Looking for a lost pet?

Lost Pet Database

Breed Email Alert
Provided by PetHarbor
Dog | Cat

See our adoption policy and fees.

See our hours and directions.

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