Animal Control Services

Animal Shelter


Shelter Location:

556B Freeman Lane
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 477-4630

Shelter mailing address is 125 Main Street, Grass Valley, California 95945

The Grass Valley/Nevada City Animal Shelter hours are:   

Tuesday – Saturday 12:00Pm – 4:00pm


About Animal Control

The Animal Control Division provides the cities of Grass Valley and Nevada City with the following services: pickup of stray dogs, injured or ill wildlife, bite cases investigations and reports, quarantines, animals at large, nuisance animals, and animal disturbance complaints. The Animal Control Division also operates the Grass Valley/Nevada City Animal Shelter.  We handle animal adoptions, animal relinquishments, Dog Licensing for Grass Valley City residents, and answering questions from callers and visitors.

Note:The animal shelter may be closed at any time for an animal emergency.

Emergency services for injured stray animals after hours are available by contacting the Grass Valley Police Department at (530) 265-7880.