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Animal Control



The City of Coachella contracts with the County of Riverside to provide its animal services through the Riverside County Department of Animal Services (RCDAS).

The Coachella Valley City/County Animal Shelter provides complete animal services.

The new Animal Samaritans low-cost veterinary clinic is now located at the Coachella Valley Animal Campus. Animal Samaritans' adoption center is still at its Ramon Road location at 72307 Ramon Road, Thousand Palms.

Animal Samaritans 
72-120 Pet Land Place
Thousand Palms, CA 92276
(at the Animal Campus next to Riverside County Animal Shelter)


Coachella Valley Animal Campus
72-050 Pet Land Place
Thousand Palms, CA 92276


(760) 343-3644 


  • Adoptions
  • Owner Redemptions
  • Owner Surrenders
  • Stray Turn-Ins
  • Field Services
  • Tags
  • Licensing
  • License Inspection
  • Micro-Chipping
  • Humane Euthanasia
  • Volunteer Services
  • Animal Samaritans Vaccinations
Shelter Hours
  • Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday and County Holidays: Closed

Field Services Hours
  • Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Stand-by Officer on duty during all off hours

Phone hours for assistance and field services
  • Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.