To report a potentially rabid animal, click here.
Infectious diseases in animals
are legally reportable in Los Angeles County.
reports are essential for identifying outbreaks, disease
trends, and new diseases. This information is used to
educate veterinarians, physicians, and others to help protect
the health of animals and people.
Diseases to Report?
- Rabid Animals - animals suspected of having
birds (for potential West Nile Virus testing)
- Outbreak - Many animals becoming ill around the same
time and place
- Animals/Humans sick with same symptoms, same location
- Animal diseases not native to area
or unusual animal diseases
- Any disease on the
Los Angeles County Animal Disease Priority List,
How to Report?
- Call our office at
and ask to speak to the Veterinarian-On-Duty or email us
- Download and complete the
online disease report form (PDF)
then email or fax it in
(email@example.com or 213-481-2375).
Animal Disease and Bite
Report Forms page
Online reporting (for members
of the public only)
You will be asked to fill out a form on a secure website. You will be prompted by your computer to accept a security alert when you access the form. Click Yes to proceed.
Online Public Reporting
Last updated: April 19, 2023