Contacting Santa Maria Animal Control Easily

Animal Control Contacting Santa Maria Animal Control Easily

Contact Santa Maria Animal Control Easier With DoNotPay

Animal control offers various services to help with problem pets and wild creatures. When it comes to , you may get ahold of them if your neighbor's dog bites you, a stray cat is prowling the area, a wild animal is in your yard, or an animal in your area is being neglected or abused. Always contact them promptly to get the situation addressed.

Santa Maria is located within Santa Barbara County. While two separate entities once provided services in these areas, there is now one bigger division – but still two buildings. Contact DoNotPay so we can help you reach out to the correct location and get a fast response.

About Santa Barbara Humane

The Santa Barbara Humane Society and Santa Maria Valley Humane Society combined into one in 2020. Now, Santa Barbara Humane is the name to remember when you need animal control services in this California area. The company has increased resources exponentially to meet everyone's needs better.

Although both locations have the same name, there are still two separate buildings you may visit when you're in need. You'll notice two addresses, but the same basic contact information.

Santa Barbara Humane Location, Hours, and Contact Details

Santa Barbara Humane operates by appointment only. Their shelter hours typically range from 9 am to 6 pm. Walk-ins are welcome on Saturdays between 10 am and 3 pm.

  • 5399 Overpass Road

Santa Barbara, CA 93111

  • 1687 West Stowell Road

Santa Maria, CA 93458

Phone Number805-964-4777

About Santa Barbara County Animal Services

You also can reach out to Santa Barbara County Animal Services. They also offer services in the city related to animal complaints, rehoming pets, pet adoptions, licensing, and vaccine clinics. There are three locations nearby, but the Santa Maria office is the one you should contact if you're in that particular city at the time of the incident.

Santa Barbara County Animal Services Location and Contact Details

Address548 W. Foster Road, Santa Maria, CA 93455
Phone Number(805) 934-6119

Santa Maria Dog Bite Laws

California has dog bite laws to follow that apply to most cities. Whether you're in , Los Angeles, or another part of the state, these laws need to be considered at all times:

Civil Code Section 3342 indicates a dog owner's liability for any bites they inflict. They are not held liable if the person bitten was trespassing, the dog was purposely provoked, or the incident occurred during a military operation or while the dog was working with the police.

It is recommended to check with your homeowner's insurance to see if dog bites are covered. If you're held liable, your insurance may be able to cover the charges.

Who to Call About Animal Disturbances

If you're bit by a dog or experience any other animal disturbances, Santa Barbara Humane recommends calling animal control in your particular area. You'll call:

The city animal control number, if you're within Santa Barbara city, limits805-963-1513
Santa Barbara County if you're outside of Santa Barbara city, in South County805-681-5285
SBCAS Santa Maria if you're in North County805-934-6119
SBCAC Lompic if you're in Lompoc805-737-7755

Contact Santa Maria Animal Control With the Help of DoNotPay

Sometimes, you're just not in the mood to sit on the phone and wait until someone can assist you. Instead, utilize DoNotPay's Animal Control product to get your complaint submitted promptly. Answer a few questions and DoNotPay submits the report on your behalf.

  1. Search "animal" on DoNotPay, find the Animal Control product, and select whether you've sustained a physical injury.


  2. Select whether you would like to report this incident to your local government agency, or demand compensation from the pet owner.


  3. Tell us more about the incident, including when and where you were injured, a description of the animal that caused the injury, and the contact information for the pet owner (if known).


Can You Sue Someone for a Dog Bite in Santa Maria?

You're able to sue someone in Santa Maria if their dog bites you. At the very least, people who are bitten typically get their medical expenses covered. Contact a dog bite lawyer to take your case. Or, you can work with DoNotPay to get your court documents filed.

Sue for Damages With DoNotPay

Utilize DoNotPay's Sue Now product to get the job done. It just takes a few simple steps:

  1. Select the "Sue Now" product after you log into DoNotPay.
  2. Enter the dollar amount you believe you are owed – typically the amount charged for any hospital bills.
  3. Select between the demand letter or court filing forms.
  4. Describe your reasons for filing the claim and submit any details about your case.

DoNotPay generates letters on your behalf and mails them. We also find you the correct court forms to file your claim.

Work With DoNotPay on Dog Bite Reports in Any City or State

Dog bites can happen anywhere. You can learn about dog bite laws or contact animal control with DoNotPay's help, no matter the city or state you're in. A few possibilities include:

Is There Anything Else DoNotPay Can Do?

DoNotPay handles various services, not just  reports. From protecting your money to helping with legal tools, and even fighting spam, we work with you to tackle any task you're concerned about doing on your own. A few examples involve:

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