Animal Control

The City of Dublin contracts with the Alameda County Sheriff's Office for animal control services provided within the City's boundaries including:
  • Collection of stray domestic animals
  • Dog licensing
  • Barking Dogs
  • Enforcement of animal-related laws and ordinances
  • Investigation of dog bites and attacks
  • Patrol
  • Shelter services
Dublin Municipal Code
Please view the Dublin Municipal Code. Select Title 5: Public Welfare, Chapter 5.36: Animal Control.

Additional Services

Animal control officers are also available to assist with other animal or reptile services not provided by Alameda County Vector Control Services or the State of California Department of Fish and Game. If you have questions regarding any of these activities, please call the East County Animal Shelter at 925-803-7040.

Nuisances / Vicious Dogs
The City has direct responsibility for the abatement of any nuisance caused by vicious dogs. If you have reason to believe that an animal poses an immediate risk to persons or property, please contact animal control dispatch at 510-667-7763 or the animal shelter at 925-803-7040 after 11:30 a.m.