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Veterinarian Requirement to Submit Rabies Vaccination Certificates to Local Animal Control




Many cities in Los Angeles County have laws requiring veterinarians to submit copies of rabies certificates to their local animal control authority.  Veterinarians that vaccinate animals against rabies in cities/areas where submission of certificates is required, must submit copies in a timely fashion to the appropriate local animal control agency.


Cities/Areas in Los Angeles County that require veterinarians to submit copies of the rabies certificates to their animal control agency:


Agoura Hills, Alhambra, Artesia, Azusa, Baldwin Park, Bell, Beverly Hills, Bradbury, Burbank, Calabasas, Carson, Cerritos, Claremont, Compton, Covina, Cudahy, Culver City, Diamond Bar, El Monte, El Segundo, Gardena, Glendale, Glendora, Hawaiian Gardens, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Hidden Hills, Industry, Inglewood, Irwindale, La Caņada Flintridge, La Habra Heights, La Mirada, La Puente, La Verne, Lancaster, Lawndale, Lomita, Long Beach, Los Angeles (City of), Lynwood, Malibu, Maywood, Monterey Park, Palmdale, Palos Verdes Estates, Pomona, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, San Fernando, Santa Clarita, Sierra Madre, Signal Hill, South El Monte, Temple City, Torrance, Walnut, West Covina, West Hollywood, Westlake Village, Whittier, Unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County


Cities/Areas in Los Angeles County that do NOT require veterinarians to submit copies of the rabies certificates to their animal control agency:


Arcadia, Avalon, Bell Gardens, Bellflower, Commerce, Downey, Duarte, Huntington Park, Lakewood, Manhattan Beach, Monrovia, Montebello, Norwalk, Paramount, Pasadena, Pico Rivera, Rosemead, San Dimas, San Gabriel, San Marino, Santa Fe Springs, Santa Monica, South Gate, South Pasadena, Vernon




Veterinarians/Veterinary Clinics:

Where do I send the rabies vaccination certificates to?


Pet Owners:

Contact information for licensing your pet in your city



Additional Information on animal licensing


Animal Control Agencies in LA County



Last updated: January 23, 2019


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