Living With Wildlife

Living in San Bernardino County offers us incredible views and experiences in the foothills, valleys, deserts, and mountains. The price of living in such a rich ecological area is learning to respect wildlife and preparing for our interactions with it. For tips on living with wildlife, see the pages below on some of the more common animals you may encounter in San Bernardino County. For more information on living with wildlife, visit the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Shelter Locations

Big Bear Animal Shelter

42080 North Shore Drive

Big Bear City, CA 92314

Ph: (909) 866-4943

Hours of Operation:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm (closed for lunch, 1pm-2pm)

Wednesday: 12:00pm - 7:00pm (closed for lunch, 2pm-3pm)

Devore Animal Shelter

19777 Shelter Way

San Bernardino, CA 92407

Ph: (909) 386-9820

Hours of Operation:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 10:00am - 6:30pm

Wednesday: 10:00am - 7:00pm

Saturday and Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm