Veterinary Public Health

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Contact Information
Veterinary Public Health Program
313 N Figueroa St. Rm 1127
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Tel (213) 288-7060
Fax (213) 481-2375
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Animal Bites and Disease Reporting Forms

Animal Bites and Rabies-Related Incident Reporting Forms

Report an animal bite or bat exposure to a human

Animal Bite to Human - Medical Facilities and Members of the Public

Animal Bite to Human - Animal Control Agencies, Shelters and Veterinary Clinics

Animal Bite to Human - Online Reporting Portal (for members of the public/medical facilities only)


Report a wild mammal vs. domestic animal incident

Wild Mammal vs. Domestic Incident Report Form


Report a bat that is found or that had exposure to a human or animal

Bat Submission Form


Report a rabies suspect animal

Rabies Suspect Animal (if no person was bitten, write N/A in the 'Person Bitten' section)


Instructions to prepare a rabies specimen for testing

Rabies Specimen Preparation and Submission Procedures


Reportable Animal Diseases

List of Reportable Animal Diseases, LA County, 2024 2/13/2024 

CDFA List of Reportable Conditions for Animals, 2023

Animal Disease Reporting Forms

Animal Disease/Death - Online Reporting Portal (for members of the public only)


Animal Disease/Death Report Form (all-purpose)

Atypical Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease 

Canine Influenza


Equine Strangles

Heterobilharzia infection (canine schistosomiasis)

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI)
Multi-Drug Resistant Organism (MDRO)

Panleukopenia in Fully Vaccinated Cats 3/14/24

Parvovirus in Fully Vaccinated Dogs 3/14/24

Psittacosis (Avian)

Report Sick or Dead Birds

SARS-CoV-2 (virus that causes COVID-19)
Tick-borne Disease


Toxicosis Reporting

Cannabis Toxicity



2022 Veterinary Public Health Manual


A Veterinarian-On-Call is available Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm to answer questions about rabies, rabies-related incidents, animal diseases and reporting.  Call 213-288-7060 or email


Last updated: March 14, 2024

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