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Animal Control

Animal control services in the City of Arcadia are provided by the Pasadena Humane Society. Animal control services include assisting stray and injured animals, barking dogs, dog bites, pet lost and found, cruelty investigations, feral cat trap-neuter-return, assistance during natural disasters, assisting homeowners with wildlife removal and picking up dead animals on public streets.

Additional services available to animals of Arcadia residents include: affordable spay/neuter services, vaccination clinics, microchipping, pet adoption, dog daycare, dog boarding, dog behavior and training classes; and humane education classes. Please contact their offices by calling 792-7151.

Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA
361 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CA 91105 
Tel. (626) 792-7151 
Fax (626) 792-3810

Leash Law:
When on public property, all dogs must be kept on a leash not exceeding six feet in length.  In addition, when walking a dog on a public street or in a public park, you are responsible for the prompt and sanitary disposal of any feces left by the dog.

Dog Licenses: 
Licenses are required for all dogs over the age of four months with proof of rabies vaccination. If the dog is spayed or neutered, proof of sterilization is also required when obtaining the first license.   

$30 for non-spayed animals
$15 for spayed animals
$15 for senior citizens with non-spayed animals
$7.50 for senior citizens with spayed animals

Licenses may be purchased on a yearly basis at the Cashier's Office at Arcadia City Hall located at 240 W. Huntington Drive or at the Pasadena Humane Society. Forms can be downloaded by clicking here.

Mosquitos, Insects, and Rodent problems:

San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District
1145 N. Azusa Canyon Road
West Covina, CA 91790
Tel. (626) 814-9466

The San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District is a public health agency that provides ongoing mosquito and vector control for its residents.  The District follows a comprehensive integrated vector management strategy that includes Disease Surveillance, Prevention and Control, Source Reduction, Environmental Control, Biological and Chemical Control, and Public Education and Outreach.

Published: July 27, 2021