Animal Control

The purpose of the Animal Control program is to assist the Rancheria community with animal-related issues, as well as acting as a resource and education tool regarding pet ownership and care.

If you have any incidents to report, please call (707) 599-6828 if the matter is urgent. Otherwise, please fill out a Member Services Request Form and turn it in at Member Services at the Rancheria or email to

If you wish to speak to Officer Eugene Steele in person, his office hours are:

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 2:00pm

For assistance when the Animal Control office is closed, please call:  707-599-6828

If you have an emergency that requires law enforcement assistance, please call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department: 707-445-7251.

The Humboldt County Animal Control Shelter’s contact number is: 707-840-9132.

If you have questions regarding pet care, are having trouble procuring services for your pet, or have questions about Animal Control, feel free to contact the Animal Control office at (707) 825-2709.

Program Updates:

The Neuter Scooter clinic will be here on April 28, 2017. Reservations must be made on their website: or by email: or by phone: 707-599-1553.

The annual deadline for registering all pets on the Rancheria is June 30, 2017. The form is available at Member Services or here.


Several new programs are in the works for Animal Control, so keep checking this webpage for new updates.