Flooding is one issue from all of the rain we’ve had, but there’s another one that can seriously harm your pet - Leptospirosis. Because of the heavy rains, there’s been an increase in the number of cases. If the disease is not caught in time, it can be fatal. Read more.
Contra Costa County Animal Services Department is committed to protecting the health, safety and well-being of all people and animals in our community through enforcement of state and local laws, providing compassionate care for every animal regardless of its temperament or condition, and reducing the number of animals that enter our County shelters.
We will prioritize lifesaving as our guiding principal. We will shelter homeless, abandoned and lost animals, work to keep and place animals in safe, caring homes, and provide education and services to enhance the lives of people, their animal companions, and to strengthen the human-animal bond.
How We Accomplish Our Mission
Contra Costa County Animal Services Department will accomplish our mission by: