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Help Inform Your Neighbors about Barking Dogs, Defecation and Off-Leash Animals
Animal Care Services Gives You the Tools to Make a Difference in Your Neighborhood

NEW ANIMAL-RELATED FLYERS & SIGNS AVAILABLE ONLINE:

ACS EMPOWERS RESIDENTS TO MAKE NEIGHBORHOODS SAFER FOR PEOPLE AND ANIMALS

Last year, Animal Care Services completed over 24,000 animal-related calls for service ranging from stray dogs to barking complaints.  Flyers and signs detailing the (15) most common animal-related issues are now available at: http://www.longbeach.gov/acs/flyers_and_signs.asp.

“Animal problems begin and end with people”, says Ronald R. Arias, Director of the Health & Human Services Department, “engaging the community is critical to making neighborhoods safer for people and animals.” Common neighborhood issues include:

Barking

Off-Leash

Defecation

Responsible Pet Ownership

Urban Wildlife

Resources highlight local laws and fines, often providing preventative strategies or a simple description of the complaint process. Residents are encouraged to print and distribute flyers to neighbors, or post signage on their own property. Web resources are available 24-hours a day.

Animal Care Services is open to the public Wednesday through Friday, from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The Village is closed on Monday, Tuesday and all holidays. A full listing of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers regarding this program is posted online. For further information regarding Animal Care Services or to receive tips on responsible pet ownership, please call 570-PETS (7387) or visit www.longbeach.gov/acs.