Animal Control

Animal ControlEffective January 31, 2019, the San Gabriel Valley Humane Society will no longer provide Animal Care Services to Rosemead’s residents. 

If you need animal care services, please call the City of Rosemead Public Safety Department at (626) 569-2292 Monday through Saturday between the hours of 7:00 am - 8:00 pm. After business hours, Sundays, and Holidays to call Temple Sheriff’s Station at (626) 285-7171.  If you have any animal related questions, regarding animal care services, please call the Public Safety Department or visit the City's Website and scroll down to "Report a Problem" or email us at

The City's Public Safety Division has taken on an additional role by providing animal control services and duties in Rosemead.

This includes responding to calls for service such as barking dog complaints or picking up stray or dead animals, and canvassing neighborhoods to conduct pet license enforcement.

Dog License
Licensing Laws
All dogs over the age of four (4) months in the City of Rosemead are required to have and wear a current license tag. (Cat licenses are recommended but not required by law.) Your pet's license is proof of its valid rabies vaccination, as well as its best chance to get safely home if it is lost.

Purchase a License
To purchase a license, you must provide proof of your pet's current rabies vaccination. If your pet has been spayed or neutered, you may license it at a reduced rate by providing proof of alteration. Pet owners over the age of 60 may license their pets at a reduced rate by providing proof of their age. All license renewals must be accompanied by renewal notice.

$25.00 Male or Female
$15.00 Spayed or neutered with certificate
$7.00 Spayed or neutered dog owned by senior citizen (60 years old or older)
$20.00 Late fee after 30 days of expired license.

License your pet by stopping at the Public Safety Center, 8301 Garvey Avenue, Rosemead.

Contacts for Animal Control Services
Monday - Saturday (7am to 8pm)
The Rosemead Public Safety Center
(626) 569-2292

Emergency and Afterhours
Monday - Saturday (After 8pm) & Sunday

Temple Sheriff's Station
(626) 285-7171

Adoption Program
If you are interested in adopting an animal; visit
Rosemead Public Safety Center
8301 E. Garvey Ave
Rosemead, CA 91770
Phone: (626) 569-2292
Hours: Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and CLOSED on Sunday.