Locations and Hours

Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter has two full-service, open-admission shelters:
Live Oak Shelter

Santa Cruz Location
2200 7th Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Tuesday-Friday: Noon – 7:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Noon – 5:00 pm

*Note: This location is closed on Monday

Watsonville Shelter

Watsonville Location
580 Airport Blvd.
Watsonville, CA 95076

Open Monday – Saturday*
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
(closed from noon to 1:00 pm)

*Note: This location is closed on Sunday