pet of the week
Pablo Ready for a second chance! 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

Catio tour  


The Catio Tour Returns
Catios are a great way to keep cats and wildlife safe.
Nearly a dozen catios were featured last year. The 2017 tour will be the first weekend in October.
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September Sweep - 1/2 Adoptions! 
To encourage more animal adoptions and free up space for animals in need, all adoption fees are reduced this month:
Puppies $97 2-6 months (normally $195)
Adult dogs $65 7 months-5 years (normally $130)
Senior dogs 6+ years + $30 (normally $60)
Kittens 2-12 months $60 (normally $120)
Adult cats 1-5 years $50 (normally $100)
Senior cats 6+ years + $27 (normally $55)
All Rabbits $25 (normally $50)
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Autumn Events with the Shelter
There are GREAT events happening over the next two months including: Harvest Hops and Hounds, returns of the Swine Soiree and Thankful Thursday at Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing with Ales for Tails, and Barktober Fest at Sante Adairius!
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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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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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Pet Calendar Contest
Your votes have chosen a dozen extra special pets to grace the pages of our SCCAS 2018 Calendar! The calendar will be available for purchase in November.
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