Animal Licensing

                 

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A resident who owns a dog must secure a license for his or her pet from the South East Area Animal Control Authority (SEAACA) within 30 days after it is brought into the City or reaches four months of age. Application for a license may be obtained from SEAACA during normal business hours. Dog licenses must be renewed each year by July 31. The licensing period is from June 1 through July 31.

To obtain a dog license, dog owners must furnish the following information:

  • Owner’s name, address, and telephone number

  • Proof of rabies vaccination

  • Dog's breed, approximate age, color and sex

  • Information if the dog has been altered. This requires proof from a veterinarian

Animal licensing services are provided by SEAACA located at 9777 Seaaca Street, Downey, CA 90241. The dog license fee is $35.00 a year for dogs that have not been neutered or spayed and $17.50 a year for those that have been altered, plus $ 3.00 for a lifetime dog tag.

Residents who are at least 62 years old may obtain dog licenses at reduced cost. Licenses for dogs they own which have not been neutered or spayed is $21.00 a year and $9.00 a year for those that have been neutered/spayed. They must also secure a lifetime dog tag for $ 3.00.

Dog owners are encouraged to register their pets on time since a 50% penalty fee applies for registration violations.

For more information about animal licensing requirements, please contact SEAACA at 562-803-3301 or www.seaaca.org.

Animal Licensing or Vaccination Violations

If your pet requires licensing or vaccination and you have not satisfied necessary requirements, a ticket will be issued by the Downey Courthouse for failure to have a current animal license or proof of rabies vaccination.

If you received a ticket and would like more information, please contact:

Downey Courthouse
7500 East Imperial Hwy
Downey, CA 
562-803-7050

 Animal Care

The City of Pico Rivera encourages citizens who own pets to be familiar with proper care instructions for all of their pets. In general, owners or keepers of pets are required to provided their pets with the following amenities:

  • Adequate food and water

  • Adequate shelter

  • Adequate space in the primary enclosure for the particular type of animal depending upon its age, size, and weight

  • Veterinary care when needed to prevent suffering

  • Humane care and treatment

In addition, be sure to seek the advice and follow the instructions of your veterinarian and local pet center. For more information regarding animal care, please call Southeast Area Animal Control Authority (SEAACA).

SEAACA 
(562) 803-3301 
Tuesday - Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Downey Courthouse
7500 East Imperial Hwy
Downey, CA 90242
(562) 803-7050