Animal Control

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The City of Grand Terrace provides animal control field services and licensing, including: animal nuisance complaints, loose dog calls, and dead animal removal and all other animal control field services.

To report dead animals, file animal nuisance complaints, or any other animal control related issues, please contact the City’s Animal Control and Code Enforcement Division at (909) 824-6621, Ext. 217.

After hour emergency calls should be made for injured, aggressive, sick and suffering, or animals obstructing traffic. For after-hour emergency calls, including holidays please contact San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Dispatch at 909-387-8313.

Sheltering Services
Animal sheltering services are contracted to the County of Riverside, at their Western Riverside County Animal Shelter located at 6851 Van Buren Blvd. Jurupa Valley, CA 92509, Phone: (951) 358-7387 (PETS).

Missing pets or adoptable animals can be found on the following website:

Please visit the Western Riverside County Animal Shelter website to find information on Lost Pets and to find helpful Pet Education tips.

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Licence your pet online! Click HERE for pet renewals. Click HERE for pet license applications.

Please take note of the following licensing procedures/information:
• ‚ÄčA maximum of two dogs per residence are allowed per City Code.
• A maximum of two cats per residence are permitted per City Code. Licensing of cats is optional.
• Pet owner must bring proof of current rabies vaccination and proof of spay or neuter (if applicable) to obtain a license.

Wild Animals
Wild animals are protected by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Fish & Game Wildlife-Inland Empire Division
Coyote sightings call, 562-342-7100, Public safety issues with aggressive coyotes, attacks or hurt coyotes call the 24 hour line 951-443-2944 or Cal Tip 888-334-2258.

Wildlife Brochure
City of Grand Terrace Animal and Code Enforcement Van


Contact Information

Animal & Code Enforcement

Shanita Tillman
Office Specialist
(909) 824-6621 Ext. 217

After-hours Emergency Line
Dial: (909) 387-8313

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.