pet of the week
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spay/neuter

We offer a high quality, low-cost option for spaying and neutering your companion animals. We want to help you do the right thing!

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adopt

Ready to make the life saving decision to adopt a homeless animal? We've got special friends ready to meet you!

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lost pets

We're working every day across the county to rescue and care for lost pets and reunite them with their owners.

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volunteer

Our dedicated volunteers make every day better for animals waiting for their "forever" homes. Join us!

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What's New at Our Open-Door Shelter!

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Hot Dawgs, Cool Cats, & Rockin' Rabbits!
   A fabulous summer party with great adoption specials, fun food, & coloring contest!
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July 4th Safety Tips for People and Their Pets
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter wants to remind
pet owners about safety over the upcoming
Independence Day holiday weekend.
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Did you forget to renew your dog’s license?
SCCAS is offering a summer amnesty program!*
  Late fees will be waived for anyone who comes in
to license or renew. Discounted $5 rabies vaccine will be provided for dogs getting their licenses renewed.

*Impounded and cited dogs are not eligible for this promotion


Wanted: Fosters
Foster Season is here, bringing in floods of kittens!
To learn more about being a Foster Volunteer...
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First Annual Catio Tour Was a Success
11 different catios, county-wide, welcomed visitors interested in learning inventive ways to keep
cats and birds safe!  
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Save Time, Save Money, Save Lives
Our One Stop program offers a great way to get your dog vaccinated, microchipped, and licensed!  
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Emergency Preparedness for Pets
You never know when disaster will strike!
Plan for all family members, two-footed and four-footed.
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