To provide our community with the finest animal services possible, to promote the humane treatment of all animals through education, and to eliminate the need for euthanasia of healthy animals.
The City of Rancho Cordova Animal Services (RCAS) is dedicated to promoting responsible pet ownership within our community, and increasing our community's standard of animal care through example, education and application of local and state laws.
Services Provided by RCAS(Some services are provided at the Sacramento SPCA)
- Dog & Cat licensing
- Reuniting lost animals with their families
- Investigation of cruelty & neglect cases
- Caring for sick, injured, abandoned & unwanted animals
- Pet adoptions
- Spay & Neuter assistance
Rancho Cordova Whisker Warriors FREE spay/neuter voucher program for Cats & Dogs
Sacramento County "Spay it Forward" Free spay/neuter program for Cats (includes incorporated & unincorporated areas of the County)
Located at the Rancho Cordova Neighborhood Services Center (RCNC)
2880 Gold Tailings Ct., Rancho Cordova, Ca 95670 (Nearest cross street is Sunrise Blvd.)
Business Hours are Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm
For 24 hour service, complaints, or injured animals, call (916) 851-8852.
For pet licensing, call 1-844-420-1543 (toll-free).
Did you know all cats & dogs must be licensed by four months of age & that each property is allowed to have a maximum of five pets not to exceed four of anyone kind?
There are multiple ways in which you can license your pet:
- Click here to download the form and mail it in.
- Apply online through PetData.
- Call 1-844-420-1543 (toll-free).
Rancho Cordova Municipal Codes (RCMC), in Regards to Animal Services
- Not having a license for your pet is a violation of RCMC 8.06.010
- Not having the current rabies vaccination for your pet is a violation of RCMC 8.05.010
- If your pet acts as a public nuisance it is a violation of RCMC 8.03.010 (A)(3)
Violation of these codes could result in enforcement action.
Failure to renew a license on time could result in a late fee.
Shelter ServicesShelter services for the City are provided by the Sacramento SPCA. The SPCA conducts pet adoptions, spay and neuter assistance and education programs as part of the City’s full-service approach to caring for pets.
Sacramento SPCA6201 Florin-Perkins Road Sacramento, CA 95828
Wildlife ServicesServices for wildlife such as skunks, opossums, & raccoons, are handled by the Sacramento County Agricultural Commissioner's Office. A Federal Wildlife Specialist can be reached at 916-875-6603, Monday through Friday 7:30am-8:30am.