Animal Control Division

A dog at the animal shelter

Sheriff's Animal Shelter


Adoption Applications
Interested in adopting an animal from the shelter? All interested adopters must complete an adoption application. Download the adoption application below and return it to the Humboldt County Animal Shelter in person or via email to hsoanimalshelter@co.humboldt.ca.us.

Farm Animals

Telephone numbers for farm animal contacts
Organization Phone Number
Livestock Officer (Horses and Cattle)
707-445-7251
Planning and Zoning (Chickens, Geese, Goats, etc.)
707-445-7451

Wild Animals

Telephone numbers for wild animal contacts
Organization Phone Number
Humboldt Wildlife Care Center (Marine Animals, Injured Birds, etc.) Humboldt State University
707-822-8839
Fish and Game (Deer, Bobcats, Foxes, Bears, and Birds)
707-445-6493
Humboldt County Environmental Health (Mosquitoes, Spiders, Bats, Ticks, and Rabid Animals)
707-445-6215

Dead Animals

Telephone numbers for dead animal contacts
Area Phone Number
On county roads
707-445-7421
On state highways
707-441-5747
Within city of Eureka
707-441-4327
Within other incorporated cities
Call individual city