Reporting Lost and Found Animals

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If you have lost or found a pet, contact Animal Control at (760) 777-7050. The hotline is staffed during regular business hours Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., and Fridays, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Any message left after our office closes will be responded to the following business day. Please provide a description of the animal: breed, color, approximate size, sex, collar color, etc.

The City of La Quinta contracts with the Riverside County Coachella Valley Animal Campus in Thousand Palms for our shelter services. They feature shelter, lost/found and pet adoptions among their services.  They also maintain a website for lost and found animals.  You can reach them at (760) 343-3644.

Animal Control  




Lost pets that are licensed and wearing tags are united more quickly with their owners.