We are the City’s Animal Control Officers. Our mission is to enforce and communicate laws and ordinances pertaining to the treatment and control of animals and to educate the public on animal care. We are committed to providing responsive and efficient animal control services and animal law enforcement with compassion, integrity, and professionalism. We are located at the city's maintenance yard.
Did You Know...
The City of Perris services residents within the City limits only. Riverside County provides services for the unincorporated area, even if your address is Perris. If your house address has four (4) or less digits, it is the City. Five (5) digits is the County. You may reach Riverside County Animal Control call (951) 358-7387 or visit www.rcdas.org.
City of Perris Animal Control contracts with the Riverside County shelter. Found stray animals will be taken to their shelter in San Jacinto:
Riverside County Dept of Animal Services
581 Grand Ave.
San Jacinto, CA 92583
What Animal Control Officers Do
Protect your Health
Rabies is a virus that
can infect all warmblooded animals, including man. It is
a spread by saliva from infected animals, usually by a
bite or scratch. Rabies is 100% fatal once the symptoms
appear. The most effective means to assure the control
of rabies is to have every dog and cat vaccinated and licensed.
Protect Your Property
Animals allowed to
roam atlarge may create a public nuisance by destroying
property, and causing injuries to themselves and others.
All of which may result in a civil action or lawsuit against
Help Unwanted Pets
Responsible pet ownership
requires the licensing, vaccination and restraint of your
pet. Having your pet spayed or neutered guarantees you
have done your part in helping to solve the pet population
explosion and show you really care about your animal’s
welfare. Unwanted pets are a serious problem. You can make
Wild or exotic animals
generally do not make good pets. These animals can pose
danger if they are not properly housed. You also run the
risk of being in violation of many federal, state, and
local regulations that prohibit the keeping of these animals.
Contact our office for a list of current local regulations.