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Animal Control Information

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The City of Walnut is a registered contract city with the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC).  The DACC enforces animal control through TITLE 10 - ANIMALS, known as the animal control ordinance.  The City of Walnut agrees to the enforcement of Title 10.    

Local Shelter:  Baldwin Park Animal Care Center
Phone:  626-962-3577
Address:  4275 North Elton Street, Baldwin Park, CA 91706
Hours of Operation:  Monday - Thursday, 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday - Sunday:  10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The licensing fees for City residents are as follows:

Unaltered dog- $72
Altered dog- $27
Altered dog belonging to a senior citizen
(age 60+) - $9.50
Altered dog belonging to a disabled military veteran - $7.50
Unaltered cat- $10
Altered cat- $5
Penalty Fee- Equal to the license fee

California law requires that all dogs over the age of four (4) months be vaccinated against rabies and licensed. Securing a dog or cat license is essential to assisting animal control agencies if a pet becomes lost.  Residents not in compliance will be subject to license fees, delinquency charges, and a $40 field enforcement fee (to offset the cost of the field services).  In order to avoid penalties, be sure your pet is licensed.  You can secure a new license by printing the application online at and mailing it to Department of Animal Care 12440 E. Imperial Hwy Suite 603 Norwalk CA 90650 or by visiting your local County animal care center.  Residents may also renew online if their pet’s license is not delinquent at our website: Information on licensing fees can also be found on the website.

The Department of Animal Care and Control offers low-cost vaccination/microchips clinics (microchips are now $15, which includes an AVID registration) and low-cost assistance (for individuals who qualify) for spay and neuter surgeries. Please visit or stop by your local County of Los Angeles animal care center (Baldwin Park Animal Care Center) for more information about these services.

As a reminder, SPAY/NEUTER and MICRO-CHIPPING is MANDATORY for both Dogs and Cats. For more information regarding agencies that offer these services click here

For the most up-to-date information regarding animal licensing and spay/neuter and micro-chipping services, please visit the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control.

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