During the City’s Animal Control Services transitional period from the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control, all Animal Control issues within the City of El Monte will be available Monday – Thursday from 7:30am until 4:30pm. LA County Department of Animal Care and Control will be assisting the City with after-hours and holiday emergency calls, only. The following constitutes emergency situations, which will be handled by LA County.
1) Injured/Sick animal(s) (including wildlife/livestock) at large.
2) Loose vicious/aggressive animal(s). *If an attack or bite occurred on the owners property and the dog is contained/secured on the property, that will not be considered an emergency for animal control.
3) An animal(s) owner being taking into custody by law enforcement and the animal(s) need to be impounded.
4) Animal(s) shot by Law enforcement.
Any other animal requests such as: dead pickups, loose dogs (non vicious/aggressive), confined, trapped, humane investigations (where animals do not require medical attention) will be addressed by Animal Control the next business day.