Business Licensing

    • Business Licensing regulates and licenses animal related businesses including
      • commercial stables
      • pet shops
      • grooming parlors
      • mobile groomers 
      • commercial kennels
      • temporary and permanent animal exhibitions
      • circuses
      • rodeos
      • pony rides
      • zoos
      • fish stores 
      • aviaries
      • exotic animals 
    • Routine inspections are conducted to ensure the animals are properly cared for and adequate records are kept.
    • Complaints received from the public involving the welfare of any animal in a licensed facility are investigated.
    • Citizens observing any of the following conditions at an animal related business should report it to OC Animal Care at (714) 935-6848.
      • Cruelty to animals
      • Sick or injured animals
      • Lack of healthful food and potable water 
      • Unsanitary facilities  
    • Please contact our Business Licensing Desk for information on obtaining an Animal Facility License Application.

    Business Licensing Desk
    (714) 796-6429