BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions

Report an Animal Bite

According to the State Health and Safety Code (Chapter 8-26), every animal bite must be reported to authorities.

To report an animal bite of any kind, please call 311.

You will need the following information:

  • Identity of the person bitten by the animal
  • Contact information for the victim
    • Name, address, phone number
  • Date and time of the bite
  • Clear description of the animal
  • Address where the bite occurred
  • Owner's contact information if available
    • Name, address, phone number