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Shelters for Pets & Livestock Announced

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As mandatory evacuations are underway, the County of Los Angeles this morning announced various shelters where pets and livestock can be sheltered. From Baldwin Park to the desert valleys to the West Valley, all the info is below.

Attention: All Pet Owners in Need of Housing for Evacuated Animals

If you are evacuated from your home and have pets, the Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) encourages you to first consider leaving your pets with relatives or friends. However, DACC is available for emergency housing, if needed.

If you are evacuated from unincorporated La Crescenta, the closest location accepting animals:

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Baldwin Park Animal Shelter-4275 N. Elton St., Baldwin Park, 91706,
(626) 430-2378

There will be temporary housing available at La Canada High School, located at 4463 Oak Grove Dr., La Canada, 91011. DACC will be offering transportation assistance, if needed, to the Baldwin Park Animal Shelter.

If you are evacuated from unincorporated Acton, the closest locations are:

Castaic Animal Shelter, 31044 N. Charlie Canyon Rd., Castaic , 91384,
(661) 702-7098
Lancaster Animal Shelter, 5210 W. Avenue I, Lancaster, 93536, (661) 974-8358

If you own equine or large livestock, you may take them to :

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· Pierce College- 6201 Winnetka Ave. Woodland Hills, 91371
· Antelope Valley Fairgrounds- 2551 West Ave. H, Lancaster, 93534