South East Area Animal Control Authority (SEAACA) is a public agency
pursuant to Government Code 6500 and is organized by the Joint Powers
Agreement (JPA) cities:
Santa Fe Springs
South El Monte
also provides 24 hour animal control services on a contract basis to
the City of South Gate and 3 other cities in Los Angeles and Orange
Through contract agreement, the City of South Gate enjoys the benefit of a dedicated animal control officer assigned to the City of South Gate 40 hours per week to help provide a quicker response time during normal business hours. Outside of this 40 hour period when a dedicated officer is in the city, SEAACA still provides a 24/7 response for animal related calls.
SEAACA’s animal control officers are trained in law enforcement pertaining to animal care and ownership. They enforce state and local ordinances, can issue citations, serve search warrants, and make arrests. Important tasks also include:
Assisting prosecution of criminal animal cruelty
Investigating reports of animal abuse, neglect, and crimes
Removing animals from dangerous conditions
Rescuing injured and sick wildlife
Responding to animal-bite reports
Responding to reports of animals suspected of carrying infectious disease
For current fees and info call 562-803-3301 or visit the SEAACA website.