Livermore, Ca

Animal Control


How do I get a dog license?
Dog Licenses can be purchased through the Finance Department 925-960-4315.

How many pets can I have?
You can have 6 pets total, only three can be dogs

Can my neighbor have chickens?
They must apply for and be approved for an Animal Fanciers Permit

Do you pick up trapped wildlife?
No. Nuisance wildlife issues are handled by Alameda County Vector Control 510-567-6800.

Where is the Animal Shelter?
The Animal Shelter is located at:

4595 Gleason Dr. Dublin

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Alameda County Animal Shelter

Is there a leash law?
Dogs are required to be on a 6 ft leash in parks at all times except in designated areas. Dogs must be in control at all times.

Do you trap cats?
We do not provide traps. We pick up contained cats, ie: cat carrier, humane trap, etc.

What is the law regarding barking dogs?
Any dog that continually barks in a fashion that disturbs any one person at any time of day or night is in violation of the city ordinance.