pet of the week
Cory Curious Kitty! 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!


Woman with two chihuahuas  

Free for the Chi's!  
   Free Spay/Neuter, Rabies Vaccine & Microchip for Santa Cruz County Chihuahuas in February.
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Winter Hours at the Shelter
Winter hours at the Santa Cruz location 2200 7th Avenue:
Monday—Sunday      10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Closed February 15th

We still have some Shelter Calendars
Do you need a 2016 calendar? The Shelter calendar are 50%!
Our calendar would sure look swell on your wall!

Animal Shelter Warns of
Increasing Reports of Distemper  

  Many raccoons have tested positive for distemper in the  Santa Cruz County.
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After School Animal Adovcate Club
March registration is open for our monthly,
one afternoon a week club!  
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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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