Animal Control Animal Control

Animal Control Division
(559) 675-4275

Protect and Serve the citizens and animals of the City of Madera, through enforcement of City, State and Federal animal laws and education.

City Ordinances:   

5-1.04   Leash Law

5-1.06   License Tags worn

5-1.19   Rabies Vaccine Required

5-1.25   Noisy Animals

5-1.31   Livestock

See the City of Madera Municipal Code and search for Animal Control.

H & S 122335, Ch 8.   Dog Tethering / Chaining Prohibition
CA Health and Safety Code
section 122335

PC 597            Cruelty to Animals

PC 597F          Provide Veterinary Care

PC 597s          Animal Abandonment

PC 597t           Mistreatment of Confined Animals

PC 597.7         Animals in Unattended Motor Vehicle


License Fees – Dogs

Unaltered:1 year$50.00            Altered: 1 year$8.00
    3 year$17.00


Delinquent License Penalty$15.00 
(More than 30 days after Rabies Vaccine)  
Lost License Replacement 
Seniors (55 years & older)1st dog free 
Animal Pick up Fees:  
Owned animals (live)$20.00 
Owned animals (deceased) 
Trap Rentals:  
Cat Trap Deposit  
Cat Trap Fee$2.00per day
Other fees:  
Exotic Pet Permit Fee$50.00
per year
Quarantine Fee (at residence)$65.00  

H.O.P.E Animal Foundation – Low cost Spay/Neuter

Local Veterinarians

Dr. Polci
2446 N Schnoor
Dr. Khehra
16772 Rd 26
Dr. Ambrose
150 Dwyer Ave

After Hours / EmergencyAnimalHospitals

Veterinary Emergency Service
1839 N Fresno St
Fresno, Ca
(559) 486-0520
Pet ER
7375 N Palm Bluffs Ave
Fresno, Ca
(559) 437-3766
103 S Hughes Ave
Fresno, Ca
(559) 237-1125