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Skunk in Corral de Tierra area tests positive for rabies
A skunk found on June 29th in the Corral de Tierra area of the County, off San Benancio, has tested positive for the rabies virus. Animal Services has investigated the incident and determined that while there was exposure to owned pets, there was no human exposure.
Pet Tidbits: Summer Safety
Warm weather is here —it is time for fun, sun, and spending time outdoors with pets. But dangers lurk outside as well. Whether taking a walk, a drive or just hanging out in the backyard, there are extra precautions that people can take to keep their four-legged family members happy and safe.
Monterey County Health Officer Rescinds Short-Term Lodging Order
In light of release of new State guidance for Hotels, Lodging & Short-Term Rentals for tourism % individual travel & approval by the County Health Officer for short-term rentals to reopen following the new State guidance, the County Health Officer Short-Term Lodging Order is no longer necessary
6/11/2020 4:30:00 PM
Published on October 02, 2017. Last modified on May 12, 2020
Livestock Owners, Winter is Coming are You Prepared?
Monterey County Animal Services reminds livestock owners:
It’s time to prepare now for the winter months! Check fencing on a regular basis to improve the safety of your housed animals. Keep trees and bushes trimmed around fence lines, unfavorable winter storms can wreak havoc on poorly made and maintained fences. Loose livestock is not only a hazard for them but to neighbors and bystanders as well.
Remember, you are responsible for the health and safety of your livestock and can be issued a citation by law enforcement for the violation of loose livestock on a road way.
Report sheep or any domestic livestock wandering public roads by calling:
Non-Emergency Monterey County Sherriff Dispatch: 831-769-8888
Non-Emergency CHP Dispatch: 831-796-2160
Monterey County Animal Services: 831-769-8850*
Emergency calls: 911
*Calls to Monterey County Animal Services will be referred to the proper law enforcement agency.