Animal control and regulation is provided by the County of San Bernardino, under the Animal Care & Control Program. The program services the unincorporated areas of San Bernardino County and under contract, the cities of Big Bear Lake, Highland, Rialto, and Yucaipa. County personnel provides animal control services within City limits in exchange for use and maintenance of the City’s animal shelter building.
The mission of the San Bernardino County Animal Care & Control Program is to prevent rabies in humans and pets; to educate the public about responsible pet ownership, including the importance of spaying and neutering; to protect and serve the public and pets by enforcing all laws and ordinances pertaining to Animal Care & Control; to care for all animals domestic and wild; to reunite lost pets with their owners; to place unwanted pets into new homes and to maintain a high quality of service.
Big Bear Animal Shelter
42080 Northshore Rd. / Stanfield Cutoff
Big Bear City, CA 92314
For more information on the Animal Care & Control Program and services,