Field Services

County of Santa Clara Animal Services Field Services Division provides animal control services to the unincorporated areas of Santa Clara County including the Stanford Campus. Officers handle roughly 3,000 calls for service a year and cover close to 1,300 square miles of the county! Officers are available 7 days a week and are dispatched from our field office in San Martin from 8 am to 4:30 pm.  For emergency services after hours when the office is closed and on holidays, please call 911.


County of Santa Clara County Animal Services Officers can assist in the following:

  • Pick up lost or displaced domestic animals
  • Patrol for stray, roaming or aggressive domestic animals
  • Investigate animal bites
  • Investigate dangerous dog complaints
  • Investigate animal abuse and neglect, including livestock and exotic animals
  • Pick up injured or sick domestic animals
  • Assist with injured wildlife
  • Investigate domestic animal nuisance complaints
  • Pick up deceased animals within County jurisdiction and all expressways within Santa Clara County
Four animal control officewrs standing in front of truck with their dogs

Please contact the field services office to report any of the above concerns.

County of Santa Clara Animal Services 
Field Services Office

12425 Monterey Road
San Martin, CA 95046

Phone (408) 201-0660
Fax (408) 683-2776 

For nuisance wildlife concerns please visit the County of Santa Clara Vector Control website here

For injured or endangered wildlife please call:

  • California Department of Fish & Wildlife at (707) 944-5500 or visit their website here
  • Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley at (408) 929-9453 or visit their website here.
  • Wildlife Education and Rehabilitation Center at  (408) 779-9372 or visit their website here.

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