These fees will only affect pet owners who violate county animal ordinances.
Failure to Permit Kennel Inspection
Failure to Vaccinate (Rabies)
Failure to Wear Rabies Tag
Public Nuisance Violations
$50, $100, $200, $300, $400
Fees for Animal Intake and Animal Recovery
Orange County Residents
Out of County Surrender*
Surrender for Euthanasia
*Orange County Animal Services is not currently accepting out-of-county animal surrenders
Sterilized Animal Cost
Unsterilized Animal Cost
Reclaim 4 or more
*If proof of sterilization is provided to Animal Services within 90 days of recovery of pet (3 or more reclaims) $100 of the recovery fee will be refunded. Ask about details.
Kennel Permit fee = $100
These fees are designed to encourage responsible pet ownership and improve the health and safety of not only the animals, but also the community as a whole. The fees collected help to offset the costs of shelter operations, Animal Control and Protection services, lost and found pet services, and pet overpopulation management in Orange County.