Animal Care & Control

The City of Clearlake contracts with North Bay Animal Services (NBAS) to provide animal care and control services. NBAS can be reached 7 days per week, excluding holidays, from 9am-6pm at 707-762-6227.

Animal Shelter


The animal shelter is located at 6820 Old Highway 53 in Clearlake and is open to the public Tuesday-Saturday from 1pm-6pm.

To inquire regarding lost, found or impounded animals, redeeming or surrendering an animal and adoptions, contact NBAS.

Found Animals

Adoptable Dogs

​Animal Control


NBAS animal control officers are responsible for the enforcement of animal related laws and issues within the city limits. The officers provide a variety of services to the community including picking up vicious, deceased or at-large animals, reporting animal bites, conducting welfare checks and investigating reports of animal cruelty or neglect.

To report all animal complaints, welfare checks, reports of abuse, animals at large, animal bites, injured animals and other animal nuisance reports, contact NBAS. An animal control officer is generally available 7 days per week, from 9am-6pm, excluding holidays.

​After-Hours/Emergencies


For after hours or emergency assistance, contact the Clearlake Police Department dispatch at 707-994-8251, Option 1. 

Dog Licensing
To inquire about City of Clearlake dog licensing, please visit PetData's online licensing portal or call them at 1-866-364-8610.