What is a loose dog?
A loose dog, is any dog running at large within the city limits without an owner nearby. There is no cost to report a loose dog.
Who can report a loose dog?
Anyone can report a dog running at large just call 311 for assistance.
When can I report a loose dog?
SBACC will dispatch an Animal Control Officer for any animal running at large Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 am and 5pm. SBACC will not dispatch and Animal Control Officer outside of these times unless the animal is posing a threat to public safety, i.e. attacking other animals or humans or is injured. If the animal is running at large between 5pm and 8:30 am and the animal is aggressive they need to call police dispatch at 235-9201.
How can I report a loose dog running in my neighborhood?
Reports of animals running loose can be made by contacting 311.