Animal Control

The City of Canyon Lake contracts with the Animal Friends of the Valleys for Animal Control services. Their officers are empowered by state law to enforce regulations concerning the safety of Canyon Lake residents and their pets. For more information, call them at (951) 674-0618. FOR AFTER HOURS EMERGENCIES, PLEASE CALL (951) 506-5069. 
  • To report animals endangering people or other emergencies after hours and on Sundays and holiday, call 9-1-1.
  • To report injured animals or non-emergency situations after hours, please call the Sheriff Dispatch at (951) 776-1099, press “5” after recording starts for operator.
  • Micro-chipping is available at the shelter for $20.
  • Many wonderful animals are available for adoption.
Animal Friends of the Valleys offers animals for adoption and provides animal services to the cities of Lake Elsinore, Canyon Lake, Menifee, Murrieta, Wildomar, and Temecula. They are a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that is dedicated to promoting the humane care of animals through education and a humane, proactive animal services program. They are committed to preventing the suffering of animals and ending pet overpopulation.