Brenda Barnette retires as GM.

Brenda Barnette, General Manager of Animal Services, announced that she would be retiring from the position in mid-May. Dana Brown, who has served in the City for more than 30 years, including at Animal Services, was...

Animal Services, LAFD hold first-ever joint rescue training.

Animal Services’ Specialized Mobile Animal Rescue Team (SMART) held a one of a kind, specialized training regarding large animal rescues with the LAFD...

Five Animal Control Officers promoted to elite rescue team.

Five Animal Control Officers have been promoted to the elite Specialized Mobile Animal Rescue Team (SMART) at Animal Services.