Animal Control 

Animal control offices are employed by the city and county governments to ensure the health and safety of both humans and animals while enforcing animal-related laws. They investigate mistreated animals and control those that are deemed dangerous, abandoned or lost.

It is the Policy of the City of Montague Animal Control Department to provide the citizens of Montague with courteous, professional, and effective animal control services by enforcing all applicable City ordinances and State statues. The Animal Control Officer assigned to the Animal Control function is primarily responsible for enforcing all ordinances and statutes that pertain to animal issues, however when no Animal Control is available, Sheriff deputies shall be dispatched as needed to handle these calls for service.

Animal Control Officer: Deborah Scott 

Hours of operation: Monday - Thursday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM 

Office: (530) 459-5136


Need to make a animal complaint?

Fill out the form below and return to City Hall

located at 230 S. 13th Street Montague, CA. 96064

Or mail it to City of Montague @ P.O. Box 428 Montague, CA. 96064

Dog Licensing

Every person owning a dog four months or older, which is harbored within the city shall obtain a dog license.


  • Dog License fees are due by July 31, 2020
  • License fees double after July 31, 2020