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Marin County Animal Services
(Marin Humane)

Marin Humane
171 Bel Marin Keys Boulevard
Novato, CA 94949

Phone: 415-883-4621



The District is governed by a 10-member Board of Directors with three alternates.


In 1979, Marin's eleven cities and towns and the County entered into a joint powers authority agreement to offer coordinated animal services to Marin residents. The County contracts with the Marin Humane Society for animal services. These services include licensing and pet identification, responding to calls regarding wildlife and stray animals, rescuing animals in distress, and any other animal related emergency 24-hours a day. Animal Services is funded by member agencies and operated by the Marin General Services Agency. 

Animal Services JPA Agreement