Animal Services

The Animal Services Unit of the Napa County Sheriff’s Office strives to provide professional animal control services to the community.  The goal of the unit is to be responsive to the needs of the community regarding animal-related issues.  Animal Control services include:

  • Educating the public in the humane philosophies and responsibilities of animal ownership
  • Fostering a better understanding of coexistence with wildlife
  • Providing assistance with animal rescue and transportation of sick/injured animals
  • Enforcing State and County animal welfare and animal control laws, including but not limited to: animal neglect or abuse, animals at large, rabies control
  • Animal bite investigation
  • Vicious or Dangerous Animal investigation
  • Emergency field services 24-hours a day

The Animal Services Unit does not conduct feral cat trapping or removal, or conduct relocation services for wildlife.  

Animal Services with a wild pigAnimal Services with a horse

Animal Services with a rescued dog