Napa County Animal Welfare FAQs

Napa County Animal Welfare Resource Guide

Do you know who to call if you’ve lost a pet – or found one? What if you see a dog running in traffic – or find injured wildlife? To whom do you report a dog bite?

Napa Humane fields dozens of calls like this each day and we have honed our referral and helpline resources to be able to answer most any companion animal and wildlife questions that come our way.  See below for common animal related concerns, and local solutions.

If you have additional questions that are not addressed below, please call us at 707-255-8118 – we’d be happy to help!

Napa Humane
Post Office Box 695
Napa, CA  94559
A non-profit organization serving all of Napa County

Napa Humane’s programs and services focus on creating and sustaining humane homes for companion animals, while preventing pet homelessness.  We operate a high-quality, low-cost spay/neuter, vaccination and microchip clinic; offer targeted free wellness clinics for Napa’s most vulnerable pets; deliver Humane Education programming in our schools and communities; and offer “Companion Connection,” a non-emergency behavior helpline.

Napa Humane Spay/Neuter Clinic 
3265 California Boulevard
Napa, CA  94558

Offers high volume, low cost spay/neuter, vaccination, and microchipping services for pets of all residents of Napa County, a spay/neuter program for feral cats in Napa County, and holds a drop-in vaccination and microchipping clinic each Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Napa County Animal Shelter
942 Hartle Court
Napa, CA  94559
By phone:  Monday – Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
To visit:  Monday – Saturday 12 noon to 4:45 p.m.
A division of Napa County Department of Public Works

Provides for the care of stray and quarantined animals and accepts owner-surrendered animals. Offers pets for adoption. Provides animal licensing and kennel permits. Offers low-cost microchipping on a walk-in basis. Handles lost and found pet reports for all of Napa County. Rents humane traps. Offers euthanasia services for privately owned pets.

Napa County Animal Services
707.253.4517 (24-hour dispatch)
A division of the Napa County Sheriff’s Department

Responds to complaints of stray, sick, or injured animals in the unincorporated areas of Napa County, the City of Napa, and the City of American Canyon.  Responsible for rabies control and investigations of animal cruelty complaints and animal bite cases.

Please note: The cities of St. Helena and Calistoga do not have a contract with Napa County Animal Services to respond to stray, sick, or injured animals or investigations of abuse or neglect. In these situations, call the city’s police department. However, all rabies concerns and animal bite cases are to be reported to Napa County Animal Services.

Napa Wildlife Rescue
Post Office Box 2571
Napa, CA 94558

A nonprofit, all volunteer organization serving Napa County and designated by the California Department of Fish and Game as a wildlife rehabilitation facility.

Responds to non-emergency calls regarding injured or orphaned wildlife and birds. Partners with Silverado Veterinary Hospital which acts as an intake for sick, injured, or orphaned wildlife before transfer to Wildlife Rescue’s non-public facility.

Common Animal – Related Concerns

Lost or Found Pet:

To report a dog running at-large, an injured dog or cat, or an animal in distress:

To report a dog or cat bite or report rabies concerns:

To report a deceased animal on a roadway:

To request assistance with deterring or removing wild animals from your property – such as a skunk, raccoon, fox, coyote, or opossum:

In the event you have found deceased wildlife or a deceased companion animal on your property:

If you have found orphaned or injured birds or wildlife:

There are several stray, wild, or feral cats in my neighborhood and around my home and they just keep multiplying. How can I get this situation under control?

My neighbor has a dog that barks constantly. What should I do?


Most animal shelters and rescue groups list their adoptable animals online. Be sure to check the virtual pet adoptions for pets available in Napa County and surrounding areas.

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