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Are there regulations on the maximum permissible number of pets?

While there is no maximum number of pets you can have in your household, there are limitations as to the amount you can have without obtaining an animal permit.  If you have three (3) or more animals of the same species (3 dogs, 3 cats, etc.), you will need to obtain an animal permit.  In addition, if you have five (5) or more total domestic animals in your household, you also will need to obtain an animal permit.  Obtaining an animal permit is also necessary if you have one (1) or more animals that are considered an exotic species or livestock, such as goats or pigs.  For more information about animal permits, please call the Building Department at (650) 738-7344.



1800 Francisco Blvd.
Pacifica
CA 94044

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I have a dangerous animal on my property
The Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA is located at 12 Airport Blvd. in San Mateo.  Their phone number is 650-340-7022.


Phone: 650-340-7022

I have a problem with barking dogs.
If you have a problem with a habitually barking dog in your neighborhood, call the Police Department non-emergency line at (650) 738-7314.

The city has a program to help habitually barking dog owners and their neighbors find workable solutions that are equitable to all parties involved.

In the meantime, begin documenting the occurences (date/time/duration) of habitual barking to aid the process of resolving the barking situation. You can also tape record barking incidences as well, being sure to state date and start/stop times on the tape.

I have a problem with rats & other pests
Please call the San Mateo County Department of Environmental Health at 650-363-4305.

I have been bitten by an animal
Contact your medical care provider.  A report will be written and the SPCA will be notified.

I have lost my pet
The Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA is located at 12 Airport Blvd. in San Mateo.  Their phone number is 650-340-7022.

12 Airport Blvd.
San Mateo

Phone: 650-340-7022

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I want a dead animal removed
The Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA is located at 12 Airport Blvd. in San Mateo.  Their phone number is 650-340-7022.

12 Airport Blvd.
San Mateo

Phone: 650-340-7022

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I want to adopt a pet (dogs, cats & rabbits)
The Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA is located at 12 Airport Blvd. in San Mateo.  Their phone number is 650-340-7022.

12 Airport Blvd.
San Mateo

Phone: 650-340-7022

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I want to give away my dog or cat (for adoption)
The Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA is located at 12 Airport Blvd. in San Mateo.  Their phone number is 650-340-7022.

12 Airport Blvd.
San Mateo

Phone: 650-340-7022

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I want to report a stray dog / cat
The Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA is located at 12 Airport Blvd. in San Mateo.  Their phone number is 650-340-7022.

12 Airport Blvd.
San Mateo

Phone: 650-340-7022

I want to report an abused pet
The Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA is located at 12 Airport Blvd. in San Mateo.  Their phone number is 650-340-7022.

12 Airport Blvd.
San Mateo

Phone: 650-340-7022

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What are the leash laws
Currently, all dogs must be on leash on all Pacifica beaches. The exception is Esplanade Beach, where dogs can be off-leash.

Please call the Parks, Beaches and Recreation Dept. at 650-738-7381 for more information.




Phone: 650-738-7381

Where can I get my pet spayed or neutered
The Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA is located at 12 Airport Blvd. in San Mateo.  Their phone number is 650-340-7022.

12 Airport Blvd.
San Mateo

Phone: 650-340-7022

Where is the animal shelter?
The Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA is located at 12 Airport Blvd. in San Mateo.  Their phone number is 650-340-7022.

12 Airport Blvd.
San Mateo

Phone: 650-340-7022

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