Contact Us


Below is our contact information.  Shelters listed below are run by Kern County Animal Services.  Affiliated locations offer certain services to certain areas.  

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Dispatch Phone:
(661) 868-7100
Dispatch Hours:
Monday through Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, excluding County holidays (PDF)
After-Hours/Weekend Emergency Phone
(661) 861-3110

General Contact Information

Kern County Animal Services
3951 Fruitvale Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93308
(661) 868-7100
(661) 868-7101
Monday through Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, excluding County holidays (PDF)
Email Address:


Affiliated Locations

During the COVID-19 outbreak affiliated locations may be closed, so please call before visiting.


The following locations offer certain KCAS services to residents in unincorporated and affiliated areas; see each individual entry for details.

Buttonwillow Community
Resource Center
42600 Highway 58
Buttonwillow, CA 93206
Phone: (661) 764-9405

Hours/Services Offered

Mountain Communities Family Resource Center
3015 Mt. Pinos Way, Ste. 201
Frazier Park, CA 93225
Phone: (661) 245-4303

Hours/Services Offered

Critters Without Litters
4300 Stine Road, Ste 720
Bakersfield, CA 93313
Phone: (661) 831-6000

Hours/Services Offered

Ridgecrest Animal Shelter
411 San Bernardino Blvd.
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
Phone: (760) 499-5190

Hours/Services Offered

Taft City Hall
209 E. Kern Street
Taft, CA 93268
Phone: (661) 763-1222

Hours/Services Offered