Animal Services

About Us

Penticton Animal Control Officers (ACOs) respond to all types of animal emergencies, including calls about stray, injured and deceased animals. We investigate reports of animal welfare concerns including neglect. We also encounter a variety of situations involving domestic and wild animals, from rescuing dogs to helping injured wildlife when possible.

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Field Services Provided

  • Respond to animal-related emergencies throughout the City every day.
  • Enforce animal welfare, and investigate reports of sick, injured and neglected animals.
  • Impound dogs at large, stray cats and rescue animals in distress.
  • Pick up sick or injured stray animals and transport them for treatment.
  • Pick up dead animals.

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