Animal Bite Quarantine

If you have been bitten by an animal in Santa Barbara County it must be reported. A bite must be reported any time an animals teeth break through human skin. Santa Barbara County Animal Services enforces state and county ordinances with regards to animal bites and quarantine laws.  

Click here to view Municipal Code

Animal Bite Quarantine Report Form

If you need assistance filing a bite report or have questions regarding quarantine laws please contact your local Animal Services Office:

Santa Barbara Shelter
Hours: M-F: 9am to 4:45pm
Phone: (805) 681-5285 

Lompoc Shelter
Hours: M-F: 9am to 12:30pm/1:30pm to 4:45pm
Phone: (805) 737-7755 

Santa Maria Shelter
Hours: M-F: 9am to 4:45pm
Phone: (805) 934-6119