pet of the week
Romeo Best Friend in Waiting… 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

SCCAS 2018 Calendar
Your votes have chosen a dozen extra special pets to grace the pages of our calendar! They have arrived and are available for purchase at the Shelter now.
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  Many thanks to all of you whose special contributions earned SCCAS a $25,000 challenge
matching grant for Planned Pethood!
GO THE DISTANCE!  Shep and Bunny are tooting a holiday horn for SCCAS’s wonderful foster volunteer program and our Extra Mile fund, giving abused and injured animals a second chance for a better life.  Your end-of-year donations support, sustain and expand the services we can offer throughout
Santa Cruz County.
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Emergency Preparedness for Pets
The proactive steps that you take today can literally be
life-savers during an emergency!

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One Stop Program
Save Time, Save Money Save Lives...
Low cost rabies vaccination and microchipping with dog licensing; Monday - Friday, 1 - 3 pm
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Working Whiskers Partnership
This partnership with Heading Home Animal Rescue places under-socialized cats from the Shelter.
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