ANIMAL CONTROL - NCSO

NEVADA COUNTY SHERIFF OFFICE


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  • 950 Maidu Avenue
    Nevada City, Nevada
local_phone
  • Sammie's Friends
    530-471-5041
  • Fax
    530-470-0439
  • After-Hours
    Non-emergency dispatch & animal evac questions
    530-265-7880
  • Business Line
    530-265-1471

In the event of disasters and emergencies, the Animal Control department of the Nevada County Sheriff's Office oversees animal evacuation.

Animal Evacuation information is event specific. Details will come from the Nevada County Office of Emergency Services. Though animal evac may be at the Nevada County fairgrounds, it may somewhere else if, for example, there is an event underway at the fairgrounds.

Specific information will be available by calling 2-1-1 or 833-342-5211.
Or Nevada County Sheriff's Office non-emergency dispatch 530-265-7880.

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If activated...
ANIMAL EVACUATION CENTER
Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Rd, Grass Valley, CA 95949
Go to Gate 8, Brighton St. at McCourtney

For information in the event of an emergency, visit the Ready Nevada County dashboard at http://readynevadacounty.com/dashboard, call 211, or consult trusted information sources.

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Day to day, the Animal Control department oversees Animal Control Operations and the Sammie's Friends Animal Shelter. Services include: impounding stray animals or owned animals running at large, investigation of nuisance complaints (i.e. barking), investigating animal bites, and dog licensing throughout the unincorporated areas of Nevada County.

Shelter services, including lost or found pets and adoptions, are run by Sammie's Friends which can be contacted at 530-471-5041.