Animals often bite in response to being afraid or hurt. If you find a sick or injured animal, avoid handling the animal, especially with bare hands, and call animal control.
Animal Control Phone Numbers
Grass Valley - within city limits: 530 477-4630
Nevada County - unincorporated: 530 265-1471
Town of Truckee: 530 582-7830
Healthcare facility personnel are required to report all incidents of animal bites to the Nevada County Public Health Department and One of the appropriate Animal Control Facilities.
Download the Report of Animal Bite (PDF).
Complete the Report of Animal Bite form and fax to:
Nevada County Public Health Department Fax: 530-271-0894
And fax to one of the following appropriate Animal Control Facilities:
Grass Valley City Animal Control Fax: 530-477-6274