Animal Control

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The City of Whittier contracts with Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control for animal related services and licensing.

The shelter serving the City of Whittier is located at:

11258 S. Garfield Avenue
Downey, CA
(562) 940-6898
Between Imperial and Gardendale

Their website is Once on the site, you can use the list on the left side to navigate to the information you need.

The City of Whittier sponsors a low cost vaccination clinic every May at Joe Miller Field. LA County Animal Control has these clinics throughout the area every June and July. For a list of clinic dates visit the    
LA County Animal Control Website.

Some of the most popular topics on the above link are:

  • Pet Adoption
  • Shelter Locations
  • Lost and Found
  • Pet Licensing Information
  • Laws and Policies

Click here for some Frequently Asked Questions regarding Animal Control.