pet of the week
Reggie Who is TOO Cute!? Read more!

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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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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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!


HHH dog face  

Harvest, Hops, and Hounds on Oct. 1st!
   Do you have your tickets to this event? It was sold-out last year! Dogs and people welcome out on the green.
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Animals Displaced by the Loma Fire
Those who are not able to keep their animals with them during the displacement, animal evacuation sites have been set up as follows: small domestic animals (e.g. dogs, cats, rabbits) at Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter, 2200 7th Ave., Santa Cruz, horses at Graham Hill Showgrounds, 1145 Graham Hill Road, Santa Cruz, other livestock at Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds, 2601 East Lake Ave., Watsonville
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Autumn Adoption Special
1/2 Price on All Adoptions

Our Shelter is full of adoptable pets: cats, dogs, rabbits, chickens, even a horse who needs a home!
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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.
Please consider joining us at Dangers in Paradise, preparedness event, Oct 2, 10 - 4 pm, 41st Ave Home Depot
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Save Time, Save Money, Save Lives
“ONE STOP” offers low cost rabies vaccination, microchip and license, Monday through Friday, from 1 to 3 pm at our
Live Oak Shelter.
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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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