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Our Mission

The mission of the San Bernardino County Animal Care is to prevent rabies in humans and pets, to educate the public about responsible pet ownership, including the importance of spaying and neutering, to protect and serve the public and pets by enforcing all laws and ordinances pertaining to animal care, to care for all animals domestic and wild, to reunite lost pets with their owners, to place unwanted pets into new homes, and to maintain a high quality of service.

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We are a Department of Public Health Program

San Bernardino County Animal Care is a program managed by the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health (DPH). Besides animal care, Public Health’s dedicated staff work to prevent epidemics and the spread of diseaseprotect against environmental hazardsprevent injuriespromote healthy behaviorsrespond to disasters and deliver equitable, quality health services.

Our Vision

Healthy people in vibrant communities.

Our Mission

Working in partnership to promote and improve health, wellness, safety and quality of life in San Bernardino County.

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