Resources: Shelters

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ALPHA CANINE SANCTUARY

A No-Kill Haven for Homeless Dogs.
Offers financial help/vouchers for spay/neuter to be used at local vet hospitals.
Bakersfield, CA 93388
661-391-8212 (Phone)
The 20 acre ranch is nestled in the foothills above Bakersfield.
www.alphacanine.org


 

ANIMAL ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF ORANGE COUNTY

15102 Jackson St
Midway City, CA 92655
714-893-4393 (Alt)
714-891-7387 (Phone)
The Animal Assistance League of Orange County is a non-profit no kill humane society dedicated to aiding lost and homeless pets, helping people with pet related problems, promoting responsible pet-ownership and pet population control, and preventing cruelty to animals through educational programs.
www.aaloc.org



ANIMAL FRIENDS OF THE VALLEYS

33751 Mission Trail
Wildomar, CA 92595
951-674-7729 (Clinic)
951-471-8344 (Alt)
951-506-5069 (After hours)
951-674-0618 (Phone)
Dedicated to promoting humane care of animals through education and a humane, pro-active animal services program. We are committed to preventing the suffering of animals and to…
www.animalfriendsofthevalleys.com


APPLE VALLEY ANIMAL SERVICES

22131 Powhatan Rd
Apple Valley, CA 92308
760-961-6001 (After hours)
760-240-7000 x7555 (Phone)
Serves the Town of Apple Valley
www.applevalley.org



CITY OF SAN BERNARDINO ANIMAL SHELTER/ANIMAL CONTROL

333 Chandler Pl
San Bernardino, CA 92408
909-384-1304 (Phone)
Provides animal control and pet licensing for the city of San Bernardino
www.ci.san-bernardino.ca.us



CORONA ANIMAL SHELTER

608 W Harrington St
Corona, CA 92880
951-739-4802 (License)
951-736-2309 (Phone)
Provides animal control and dog licensing for the city of Corona
www.petfinder.com



CORONADO ANIMAL SERVICES

A Litter Free Coronado program-FREE spay/neuter for cats in select areas. Call 619-437-1769 to obtain a voucher.
1395 First St
Coronado, CA 92118
619-437-4290 (Adoption)
619-522-7350 (After hours)
619-522-7371 (Phone)
Provides animal control services, sheltering, and pet licensing for Coronado. Works with PAWS of Coronado to provide homes for cats and dogs in the Animal Care Facility.
www.pawsofcoronado.org



COSTA MESA ANIMAL CONTROL

99 Fair Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
714-754-5674 (Dispatch)
714-754-5252 (After hours)
714-754-4861 (Fax)
714-754-5311 (Phone)
Provides animal control and dog licensing for Costa Mesa.
www.costamesaca.gov



COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO ANIMAL SERVICES-NORTHERN REGION

2481 Palomar Airport R
Carlsbad, CA 92011
619-236-2341 (24 hr emergency)
619-767-2675 (Phone)
Provides animal control services and dog licensing for the unincorporated areas of San Diego County and the cities of Carlsbad, Del Mar, Encinitas, San Diego, Santee, and…
www.sddac.com



COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO ANIMAL SERVICES-SAN DIEGO REGION

5480 Gaines St
San Diego, CA 92110
619-236-2341 (24 hr emergency)
619-767-2675 (Phone)
Provides animal control services and dog licensing for the unincorporated areas of San Diego County and the cities of Carlsbad, Del Mar, Encinitas, San Diego, Santee, and…
www.sddac.com



COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO ANIMAL SERVICES-SOUTHERN REGION

5821 Sweetwater Rd
Bonita, CA 91902
619-236-2341 (24 hr emergency)
619-767-2675 (Phone)
Provides animal control services and dog licensing for the unincorporated areas of San Diego County and the cities of Carlsbad, Del Mar, Encinitas, San Diego, Santee, and…
www.sddac.com



GOLDEN STATE HUMANE SOCIETY-LONG BEACH

555 E Artesia Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90805
562-423-3797 (Fax)
562-423-8406 (Phone)
Both the Long Beach and Garden Grove location are non-profit hospitals that offer affordable spay/neuter and wellness services.
www.goldenstatehumanesociety.com



INLAND VALLEY HUMANE SOCIETY & SPCA

The Big Meow-FREE spay/neuter for free-roaming owned outdoor cats. Must live in one of the service cities or unincorporated San Bernardino County.
500 Humane Way
Pomona, CA 91766
909-594-9858 (24 hr emergency)
909-623-0432 (Fax)
909-623-9777 (Phone)
A private, non-profit organization dedicated to providing protection, shelter and medical care to unwanted, abandoned and injured animals, preventing animal cruelty and…
www.ivhsspca.org



KERN COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES-BAKERSFIELD ANIMAL SHELTER

3951 Fruitvale Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93308
661-321-3000 (Dispatch)
661-861-3110 (After hours)
661-321-3000 (Phone)
KCAS serves the unincorporated areas of the Kern County, which includes Frazier Park, Lamont, Mojave, Oildale, and Rosamond. KCAS provides all or partial animal control…
www.psbweb.co.kern.ca.us



KERN COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES-MOJAVE ANIMAL SHELTER

Mojave Airport
923 Poole St
Mojave, CA 93501
661-321-3000 (Dispatch)
661-861-3110 (After hours)
661-824-2985 (Fax)
661-824-1030 (Phone)
KCAS serves the unincorporated areas of the Kern County, which includes Frazier Park, Lamont, Mojave, Oildale, and Rosamond. KCAS provides all or partial animal control…
www.cacda.org



LOS ANGELES ANIMAL SERVICES

213-486-0450 (Report cruelty)
800-772-9452 (Spay/Neuter)
213-485-1135 (Permits)
213-482-9550 (License)
888-452-7381 (Phone)
Provides animal control and pet licensing for City of Los Angeles through its six shelters. The city shelters include East Valley, Harbor, North Central, South LA, West LA, and…
www.laanimalservices.com



MENIFEE VALLEY HUMANE SOCIETY

Menifee, CA 92584
951-246-7960 (Phone)
A non-profit, all volunteer, no-kill organization dedicated to reducing pet overpopulation and
finding forever homes for abandoned and neglected animals in our community
www.mvhumanesociety.com



ORANGE COUNTY SPCA

Huntington Beach, CA 92615
714-964-4445 (Phone)
Mission: to prevent cruelty to animals, to aid elderly, disabled and low income pet owners, and to promote responsible pet ownership and the humane treatment to animals.
www.orangecountyspca.org



OXNARD ANIMAL SAFETY UNIT

305 W Third St
Oxnard, CA 93030
805-385-7786 (Alt)
805-385-7640 (Phone)
Provides animal control services and pet licensing for the city of Oxnard.
www.oxnardpd.org



PALM SPRINGS ANIMAL SHELTER

4575 E Mesquite Ave
Palm Springs, CA 92264
760-416-5718 (Phone)
760-323-8151 (Animal control)
www.palmspringsanimalfriends.ning.com/



PASADENA HUMANE SOCIETY & SPCA

FREE spay/neuter. Must live in one of the service cities.
361 S Raymond Ave
Pasadena, CA 91105
626-792-3810 (Fax)
626-792-7151 (Phone)
An independent, donor-supported, non-profit agency that provides animal care for abandoned and homeless animals. It is responsible for animal control and pet licensing in…
www.pasadenahumane.org



PETKEY NATIONWIDE LOST & FOUND PET RECOVERY DATABASE

Petkey is a worldwide lost & found pet recovery database. We have been helping animal lovers find their lost ones for over 12 years. We have a lot of detailed info on our site regarding pet ownership, adoption, animal microchips, and dog training.
petkey.org
866-699-3463
info@petkey.org



RANCHO CUCAMONGA ANIMAL CARE AND ADOPTION CENTER

11780 Arrow Route
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
909-919–2698 (Fax)
909-466–7387 (Phone)
provides animal control and pet licensing for Rancho Cucamonga
www.cityofrc.us



RIDGECREST ANIMAL SHELTER

411 San Bernardino Blvd
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
760-499-5190 (Phone)
www.ridgecrest-ca.gov



RIVERSIDE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL SERVICES-SAN JACINTO VALLEY ANIMAL CAMPUS

581 S Grand Ave
San Jacinto, CA 92582
951-358-7373 (Phone)
www.rcdas.org



RIVERSIDE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL SERVICES-WESTERN RIVERSIDE ANIMAL SHELTER

6851 Van Buren Blvd
Jurupa Valley, CA 92509
951-358-7373 (Spay/Neuter)
951-358-7300 (Fax)
951-358-7387 (Phone)
Provides animal control and licensing for the unincorporated areas of Riverside County, as well as select service cities.
www.rcdas.org

 

SADDLEBACK VALLEY HUMANE SOCIETY & SPCA

25108 Marguerite Pkwy
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
949-262-5859 (Phone)
A nonprofit, all volunteer organization dedicated to the care and welfare of companion animals and service to the community.
www.svhsspca.org



SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY ANIMAL CARE & CONTROL-BIG BEAR ANIMAL SHELTER

Northshore Road/Stanfield Cutoff
Big Bear City, CA 92314
800-472-5609 (24 hour helpline)
888-767-2550 (Spay/Neuter)
909-866-4943 (Phone)
Provides animal control and pet licensing for Big Bear Lake, Highland, Yucaipa, and the unincorporated areas of San Bernardino County. Sheltering services are provided for Rialto.
www.sbcounty.gov



SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY ANIMAL CARE & CONTROL-DEVORE ANIMAL SHELTER

19777 Shelter Way
Devore, CA 92407
800-472-5609 (24 hour helpline)
888-767-2550 (Spay/Neuter)
909-386-9820 (Phone)
provides animal control and pet licensing for Big Bear Lake, Highland, Yucaipa, and the unincorporated areas of San Bernardino County
www.sbcounty.gov



SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY ANIMAL CARE & CONTROL-MAIN OFFICE

351 N Mt. View Ave
San Bernardino, CA 92415
888-767-2550 (Spay/Neuter)
800-472-5609 (Phone)
Provides animal control and pet licensing for Big Bear Lake, Highland, Yucaipa, and the unincorporated areas of San Bernardino County
www.sbcounty.gov



SAN CLEMENTE/DANA POINT ANIMAL SERVICES AUTHORITY & SHELTER

221 Avenida Fabricante
San Clemente, CA 92672
949-595-8899 (Alt)
949-770-6011 (After hours)
949-366-4765 (Fax)
949-492-1617 (Phone)
Also called Coastal Animal Services Authority. Provides animal control and pet licensing for San Clemente and Dana Point.
www.danapoint.org



SAN DIEGO HUMANE SOCIETY & SPCA: CENTRAL CAMPUS

Offers FREE spay/neuter for pit bull/pit bull mixed breeds (8 weeks or older) based upon financial need and acceptance into Project KEPPT Program.
5500 Gaines St
San Diego, CA 92110
619-299-7012 (Phone)
Provides services to the community such as animal adoptions, behavior training classes for the public, education programs for all ages, animal cruelty investigations, and…
www.sdhumane.org



SAN DIEGO HUMANE SOCIETY & SPCA: NORTH CAMPUS/AIRPORT RD

FREE spay/neuter for dogs less than 20 pounds and cats. Based on financial need and acceptance into Project KEPPT Program.
572 Airport Rd
Oceanside, CA 92058
760-757-4357 (Phone)
Provides services to the community such as animal adoptions, behavior training classes for the public, education programs for all ages and animal cruelty investigations
www.sdhumane.org



SAN GABRIEL VALLEY HUMANE SOCIETY

851 E Grand Ave
San Gabriel, CA 91776
626-308-2828 (After hours)
626-286-3165 (Fax)
626-286-1159 (Phone)
www.sgvhumane.org



SANTA ANA FRIENDS FOR THE ANIMALS (SAFA)

714-760-7352 (Phone)
A nonprofit corporation which was formed to help address the pet over population in the community
www.saffta.org



SANTA BARBARA HUMANE SOCIETY

5399 Overpass Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
805-964-4777 (Phone)
An independent non-profit organization serving the community with a shelter, animal adoption services, a spay and neuter clinic, humane education center, boarding kennels,…
www.sbhumanesociety.org



SANTA MARIA ANIMAL CENTER

A non profit no-kill Shelter.
548 W Foster Rd
Santa Maria, CA 93455
805-934-6119 (Phone)
One of the three animal shelters that make up Santa Barbara County Animal Services.
www.countyofsb.org



SANTA MARIA VALLEY HUMANE SOCIETY

$10 spay/neuter for dogs in the 93458 zip code of Santa Maria.
1687 W Stowell Rd
Santa Maria, CA 93458
805-349-3435 (Phone)
A non-profit, no kill adoption center and low-cost spay/neuter clinic
www.smvhs.org



SANTA YNEZ VALLEY HUMANE SOCIETY

111 Commerce Dr
Buellton, CA 93427
805-688-8224 (Phone)
Mission-to serve our community by providing and promoting humane, compassionate, and conscientious care of companion animals and preventing their overpopulation, and to further…
www.syvhumane.org



SEAACA

The BIG MEOW provides FREE spay/neuter of owned outdoor cats in the SEAACA service cities.
9777 Seaaca St
Downey, CA 90241
909-625-1044 (After hours emergency)
562-803-3676 (Fax)
562-803-3301 (Phone)
Southeast Area Animal Control Authority
www.seaaca.org



THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF SAN BERNARDINO VALLEY

374 W Orange Show Rd
San Bernardino, CA 92408
909-386-1443 (Fax)
909-386-1400 (Phone)
Mission: to prevent cruelty and neglect to animals; to educate children and all members of the community about animal welfare issues; and to provide for the health and…
www.hssbv.org



VENTURA COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES-CAMARILLO ANIMAL SHELTER

600 Aviation Dr
Camarillo, CA 93010
805-388-4341 (Alt)
866-387-8911 (Disaster hotline)
888-223-7387 (Phone)
Provides animal control, pet licensing, and shelter services to Ventura County.
www.vchca.org



VENTURA COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES-SIMI VALLEY ANIMAL SHELTER

670 W Los Angeles Ave
Simi Valley, CA 93065
805-388-4341 (Alt)
888-223-7387 (Phone)
Provides animal control, pet licensing, and shelter services to Ventura County.
www.vchca.org



VICTOR VALLEY ANIMAL PROTECTIVE LEAGUE

21779 Zuni Rd
Apple Valley, CA 92307
760-240-4017 (Clinic)
760-247-2102 (Phone)
A nonprofit animal shelter that provides affordable veterinary services.
www.vvapl.com



YUCCA VALLEY ANIMAL SHELTER

4755 Malin Way
Yucca Valley, CA 92284
760-365-1807 (Animal control)
760-365-2364 (After hours)
760-365-3111 (Phone)
Provides animal control and pet licensing for the Town of Yucca Valley.
www.yucca-valley.org