Antioch Police

Animal Services

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Tammany Brooks
Chief of Police
George W. Harding, IV
Animal Services Manager


Antioch Animal Services
300 L Street
Antioch, CA 94509
Tel: (925) 779-6989

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Animal Services

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The volunteer program is currently suspended due to the COVID-19 shelter in place order and the next volunteer orientation is to be determined.

Effective December 20, 2016, Antioch Animal Services will only be accepting surrenders of owned pets by appointment. read more


During the shelter in place order for COVID-19, the Antioch Animal Shelter is closed to the public. All services will be by appointment only.

Animal Services personnel will be available from 8AM – 5PM daily via phone at 925-779-6989, or by  email at, to assist you with animal related questions or concerns.


Animal Control Officers will continue to respond to emergency and high priority calls. High priority calls for service include law enforcement assistance, injured or sick stray animals, cruelty and neglect complaints, bite complaints, and dangerous/aggressive dog complaints.

We have suspended low priority/non-emergency activity. This includes non-aggressive stray animal pick-up, leash law and licensing complaints, barking and nuisance complaints, and the intake of healthy stray and community cats.


Check online at to see if your pet is in the shelter. We will also be posting strays coming into the shelter on our Facebook page:

If you believe your pet is in the shelter, please call 925-779-6989 and talk with an Animal Control Officer to set-up an appointment to complete the redemption process.


Although the shelter is closed, we still have a lot of great pets available for adoption. You can visit or to view pets that are currently available for adoption. Adoptions are by appointment only too. If you find a pet you would like to adopt, please call 925-779-6989 and make an appointment to complete the adoption process.


Dog licenses can be renewed online or by mail. Click on the dog license information tab below for more information.

Animal Services is dedicated to promoting animal welfare and public awareness which results in humans and animals living together in harmony.

The Antioch Animal Services Center is responsible for the enforcement of Local and State Laws relating to the care, control, and protection of animals and of our citizens.  Officers’ responsibilities include picking up and confining stray, sick, injured, vicious and dead animals; issuance of dog licenses; patrolling the City streets; control of animal nuisance problems and animal euthanasia.  The Animal Shelter also provides adoption, volunteer, and education programs.

All the animals are housed indoors in a heated/air conditioned facility.

Special features include:

  • A room in which prospective pet owners can meet and interact with the animals
  • A fenced exercise yard


Antioch Animal Services is located at:

300 L Street, Antioch – Tel (925) 779-6989

Hours of Operation

By Appointment Only

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday 10:00 am- 5:00 pm

Friday, Sunday & Monday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Call 925-779-6989 to schedule an appointment. The last appointment daily is 30 minutes before the close of business listed above.

No appointments available on City observed Holidays, or the following regular day of business.

Phone Numbers

AAS General Info/Complaint Line


925-778-2441 Police after hours emergency line… If you have an animal emergency such as an aggressive, injured or sick animal, please use this number. If this is regarding your own pet that is injured or sick please call East Bay Emergency Vet 925-754-5001.

911 If a person or animal is getting attacked by a dog.


• ARF –

• Contra Costa County Animal Services –

• Contra Costa Humane Society –

• Feral Cat Foundation –

• Fix our Ferals –


• Friends Of Animal Services is a charitable, non-profit animal welfare organization dedicated to enhancing a humane Animal Services Program for the City of Antioch, California.

• See animals available for adoption with

• Living in Antioch means living with Wildlife

Maddie’s Fund ®

• Pet ID

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• The Backyard Dog Cats Inside vs. Outside

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Dog License Information
License Fees:
Altered License 1 Year $20.00
Altered License 2 Year $35.00
Altered License 3 year $50.00
Unaltered License 1 Year $41.00
Unaltered License 2 Year $71.00
Unaltered License 3 Year $109.00
Senior Citizen License Fees
Senior Altered License 1 Year $11.00
Senior Altered License 2 Year $19.00
Senior Altered License 3 Year $26.00
Senior Unaltered License 1 Year $22.00
Senior Unaltered License 2 Year $37.00
Senior Unaltered License 3 Year $55.00

Microchips for dogs and cats – $25.00, includes microchip implant, registration on the Animal Shelter database, and unlimited updates for the first year through PetLink.

Pet owners may also receive lifetime updates directly with PetLink by paying a one-time $9.99 registration fee to PetLink. Information about PetLink will be emailed directly to you after your microchip is implanted and registered.

A Late Fee of $34.00 will be added when applicable.

For additional information or to purchase a pet license call Antioch’s Pet Licensing service at 1-877-238-2698 or visit