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Department of Health Services

Sonoma County Animal Services


Looking for a form? Please check the list below. If you can't find what you're looking for, please contact us. 

Adoption Application
Our shelter cares for homeless animals until they can be matched with perfect forever homes. If you're seeking to adopt an animal, please visit our shelter or view our adoptable animals. Adoption applications are available when you come to the shelter.

Bite Report
If you are a clinician treating someone for an animal bite, please use this form to report the bite to Sonoma County Animal Services.

Complaint Statement
To file an animal-related complaint please complete this statement.

Dog License Application
All dogs four months and older must be licensed in Sonoma County. You can apply online using our web portal or download a printable form.

Donation Form, Cash
If you'd like to make a tax-deductible cash contribution to enrich the lives of animals in our shelter, or to support spay/neuter services, please complete this form and mail it with your check payable to Sonoma County Animal Services to the address provided. You may also donate online. Thank you!

Donation Form, In-kind
If you have viewed our Amazon Wish List and would like to donate items to support some of the 3,000 animals we care for each year, please complete this form and call (707) 565-7100 or contact us to make arrangements to deliver your donation to the shelter. Thank you!

Donation Form, In-memory or In-honor
Making a tax-deductible contribution is a wonderful gift to an animal-loving person in your life and a beautiful way to honor a deceased pet, relative, or friend.

Foster Program Application
If helping the neediest pulls at your heartstrings, you might consider becoming an animal foster parent. Visit our Foster Program webpage for more information.

Lost Pet Report
Please visit our Lost and Found webpage to learn about the steps you can take to find your lost pet, and how you can report your lost pet by email, by phone, or in-person at our shelter.

Love Me, Fix Me Access Program Application in English or Spanish
The Love Me, Fix Me Access program offers low-cost spay/neuter services to qualifying applicants. Apply using the web form or downloadable form.

Public Records Request
The California Public Records Act provides public access to certain records maintained by the County of Sonoma.

Volunteer Application
If you would like to volunteer, please email our volunteer coordinator to sign up for a volunteer information session. If you would like to bring your completed volunteer application with you to orientation, download it here. Please note that we do not currently accept volunteer applications by email or fax.