Animal Control

Our Policy

It is the policy of the City of Kerman to regulate and control animals in a manner consistent with current laws and City ordinances. Animal Control responds to complaints and incidents in a timely and appropriate manner. The Kerman Animal Shelter is a temporary holding facility and does not conduct adoptions.

Kerman’s animal control works to keep the public safe, protect animals, and to help pet owners be responsible neighbors. Animal control provides the following services:

  • Pick-up, impoundment, and disposal of stray animals
  • Enforcement of Animal Laws
  • Bite reports and rabies control
  • Transportation of stray dead and injured animals
  • Dog Licenses may be obtained at 850 S. Madera Avenue (M-F 8:00-5:00)

Stray or Abandoned Animals

Stray or abandoned animals are held for three (3) days at the Kerman Animal Shelter.


Operating Hours

Operating hours for the Animal Shelter are Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm. The shelter is closed on the weekend.


Physical Address

Kerman Animal Shelter
15485 W. Church Avenue
Kerman, CA 93630


Animal Control
Dispatch 559-846-8800