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Town of Truckee Animal Services is here to help. We operate 7 days a week from 8 am to 5 pm for the pets in need in our community.

PLEASE CALL 530-582-7830 FOR:

We will be reducing in person contact by requiring appointments for animal surrenders and redemptions. You can reach us at 530-582-7830. We also asks that the public renew pet licenses by mail or online by going to our website,

The Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe and Town of Truckee Animal Services want to keep as many pets in homes as possible during these uncertain times. If you are experiencing financial hardship, please drop by the Truckee Animal Shelter to pick up free pet food. Hours for Pet Pantry food pick up will be everyday from 9am until 5pm in the vestibule of the animal shelter at 10961 Stevens Lane in Truckee.

The shelter’s Pet Pantry program distributes donated pet food items. If you would like to contribute to the Pet Pantry program, items can be dropped off in the designated bin in front of the shelter seven days per week between the hours of 9am-5pm (please do not bring in donations outside of those hours, due to surrounding wildlife). We are only able to accept donations of unopened and unexpired pet food and cat litter. Please do not drop off any other type of physical donation. You can also donate to the pet pantry online at .

Click here for the Online Dog License Application. Please include a valid Rabies certificate in order to process the license.

Welcome! Thank you for visiting Animal Services. We hope you will find the information helpful. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please call our office at (530) 582-7830 or email us.  Click here to visit the, Animal Services Facebook Page.

Our shelter is located at 10961 Stevens Lane, Truckee. The shelter is open to the public  Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dog licenses are issued at the Truckee Animal Shelter Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  For more information on dog licensing, please call (530) 582-2930 during those times.

Animal Services is responsible for enforcing both State and Town ordinances relating to the keeping and treatment of domestic animals. The ordinance regarding Animal Services can be found in the Municipal Code, Title 8—Animal Control.

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Important Phone Numbers

TRUCKEE aNIMAL          sERVICES    TRUCKEE POLICE DISPATCH     Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe

Phone:  (530) 582-7830
Fax:        (530) 582-1103

(530) 550-2320

(530) 587-5948