Contact, Hours & Location

Please note: To protect the community and City of Irvine staff, while encouraging safe placement of adoptable pets, the Irvine Animal Care Center is operating by appointment only. The center will remain closed to the public for all drop-in services. Learn more about our adoption process at

Staff are on-site to care for the animals during operating hours. If you have a concern or need an appointment to surrender your pet, please call the center at 949-724-7740 during operating hours. This preventative measure is in response to mitigating the spread of COVID-19. Please visit for updates.


Contact Us

Phone: 949-724-7740
Fax: 949-724-7749
Animal Services Phone: 949-724-7092

6443 Oak Canyon
Irvine, CA 92618

Operating Hours by Appointment Only

Weekdays: Noon–6 p.m.
Weekends: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Closed: Tuesdays and Holidays

No pets allowed on-site except for scheduled appointments.

Request a Tour

Center tours are not being offered at this time.  Please check back for updates as we continue to move through the state’s reopening guidelines.