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

Monday - Sunday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

 

   
Watsonville Shelter

Watsonville Location
580 Airport Blvd.
Watsonville, CA 95076

Open Monday – Saturday*
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
(closed from noon to 1:00 pm)

*Note: This location is closed on Sunday
 


The Shelter is closed to the public the following days in 2016:

  • Friday, January 1 - New Year's Day
  • Monday, January 18 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Monday, February 15 - President's Day
  • Thursday, March 31 - Cesar Chavez Day
  • Monday, May 30 - Memorial Day
  • Monday, July 4 - Independence Day Holiday
  • Monday, September 5 - Labor Day
  • Monday, October 10 - Columbus Day
  • Friday, November 11 - Veteran's Day
  • Thursday, November 24 - Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday, December 23 - half day for Christmas Eve
  • Monday, December 26 - Christmas Holiday