Lancaster Animal Care Center

The Lancaster Animal Care Center proudly serves the following cities/ communities:  

Lake Elizabeth (unincorporated area), Lake Hughes (unincorporated area), Lake Los Angeles (unincorporated area), Lancaster (City), Lancaster (unincorporated area), Leona Valley (unincorporated area), Llano (unincorporated area), Palmdale (City), Palmdale (unincorporated area), Pearblossom (unincorporated area), Quartz Hill (unincorporated area), Valyermo (unincorporated area)

Animal Care Center Manager:

Lt. Raul Rodriguez, Acting Manager,


5210 West Avenue I, Lancaster, CA 93536


Located off CA 14, Avenue I exit, west of the freeway (traveling northbound on CA 14)


Hours of Operation:  

Monday- Thursday: 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Friday-Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Holiday Schedule

New Year’s Day Limited Operations Veteran's Day Regular Schedule
Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday (third Mon. in Jan.) Limited Operations Thanksgiving Day Limited Operations
Presidents’ Day (third Mon. in Feb.) Limited Operations Day After Thanksgiving Regular Schedule
Memorial Day Limited Operations Christmas Eve Facilities Open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Independence Day (4th of July) Limited Operations Christmas Day Limited Operations
Labor Day Limited Operations New Year’s Eve Facilities Open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Columbus Day Limited Operations Other holidays Regular Schedule


Limited Operations = There will be some staff available to return/process stray animals to owners and receive animals from the public only. 

Contact Us:

Lancaster Animal Care Center Dispatch:  (661) 940-4191

Note:  All calls for our animal care centers are routed through our Communication Center/Dispatch for handling.

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