Animal Regulation

Haven Humane Society is an independent contractor for the City of Redding, administering an Animal Regulation Services contract since the 1980s.  The City of Redding has primary responsibility for Animal Regulation and provides Animal Regulation Services within the corporate city limits.

We also contract with the City of Anderson to provide animal regulation services within the city limits of Anderson.

Animal Regulation Officers respond to a wide variety of calls, including reports of stray animals, cruelty to animals, injured animals and nuisance complaints. Staff also respond to disaster incidents, helping with search and rescue of animals.

For more information about City of Redding or City of Anderson Animal Regulation services, please call (530) 241-2550.

For animal control issues in Shasta County outside of the Redding or Anderson city limits, call Shasta County Animal Regulations at (530) 245-6065. 


Redding Municipal Code, Title 7, is the guideline for the Animal Regulation requirement. Information regarding the Redding Municipal Code, Title 7, may be obtained at  To obtain information regarding animal licensing requirements for the City of Redding, select the City Clerk link under City Departments.  All information pertaining to animal requirements for the City of Redding will be shown under the Municipal Code, Title 7, Animal Regulation.