Animal Services

Oakdale Animal Shelter

The City of Riverbank contracts with the City of Oakdale for Animal Control Services. If you have an animal control problem (barking dogs, stray or vicious dog pick up, or deceased dog / cat disposal) please call Animal Control Services (Oakdale PD Dispatch) at 209-847-2231.

Adopting & Licensing

If you are interested in pet adoption, licensing, or lost and found - please call Oakdale Animal Shelter Office at 209-847-5625. Or you can visit the Oakdale Animal Shelter Office. For more information regarding the Oakdale Shelter, including current animals that are available for adoption, visit the Oakdale Shelter Pet Alliance website.

Licensing Fees

To obtain a dog license the following requirements must be met:
  • Applicants must provide proof of residence within the City limits of Riverbank (any utility bill or valid California driver license/ ID will meet this requirement).
  • Current Rabies vaccine certificate

Altered Dog License Fee (with proof of spay/neuter certificate)

1 Year License= $10.00
2 Year License= $20.00
3 Year Linces= $30.00

Unaltered Dog License Fee


1 Year License= $50.00
2 Year License= $100.00
3 Year Linces= $150.00

* Senior Citizen License discount is 50% off (must be 65 years and older with proof of ID).

You can license your dog in Riverbank at:
Riverbank City Hall - South
6617 3rd Street
Riverbank, CA 95367
Phone: 209-863-7109
Mon. - Thurs. 7:30am-5:30pm
Alternate Fridays 8:00am-5:00pm


Oakdale Pet Station, PETCO, and all local veterinarians offer pet vaccinations.

Breeders Certificates- $100 (Valid for 1 litter within 1 year of issuance)
(Breeder Certificates issued only at the Oakdale Animal shelter)

Additional Information