Animal Care provides field services for all the unincorporated areas of San Bernardino County, except for the West End unincorporated communities (West of I-15, south of Mt. Baldy). Additionally, we provide service for the cities of Big Bear Lake, Highland, and Yucaipa.

If you live outside of our service areas, please check our list of other animal control agencies that provide service in the County.

Our Services



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Spay & Neuter

Spaying or neutering is the surgery done to prevent animals from reproducing.

Upcoming Events

National Mutt Day Celebration

Date: July 29 – July 31

National Mutt Day:  Find your next furry friend during our celebration for National Mutt Day. Big Bear & Devore Animal Shelters are reducing dog adoption fees from July 29- August 5. Dogs will be $25, this price includes spay/neuter, most vaccines, and a microchip. Limit 2 per family at reduced...

Clear the Shelter Event

Date: August 1 – August 31

The Big Bear and Devore Animal Shelter are participating in the Clear the Shelter Event. From August 1-31 pet adoptions will be $20. All pets come spayed/neutered, microchipped, and receive most vaccines.  Limit 2 per family at reduced prices.

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Become a Rescue Partner

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We appreciate our Rescue Group Partners as they are an integral part of reducing the homeless pet population and finding loving homes for animals of San Bernardino County.

To partner with us, please complete the application packet by clicking the links below: