Locations and Hours

 

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

Santa Cruz Location (7th Ave. and Rodriguez St.)
Public Entrance: 1001 Rodriguez St.,
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Mail and Service Entrance: 2200 7th Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Daily: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesdays: 10:00 am - 7:00 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 2018:

•    Monday, January 1 - New Year's Day
•    Monday, January 15 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
•    Monday, February 19 - President's Day
•    Friday, March 30 - Cesar Chavez Day
•    Monday, May 28 - Memorial Day
•    Wednesday, July 4 -Independence Day Holiday - OPEN FOR LIMITED SERVICES (STRAY DROP OFF AND REDEMPTION ONLY) 10:00AM - 2:00PM
•    Monday, September 3 - Labor Day
•    Monday, October 8 - Indigenous People's Day
•    Monday, November 12 - Veteran's Day
•    Thursday, November 22 - Thanksgiving Day
•    Friday, November 23 - Day after Thanksgiving
•    Monday December 24 - Christmas Eve
•    Tuesday, December 25 - Christmas Holiday
•    Monday, December 31 - New Year's Eve
•    Tuesday, January 1 (2019) - New Year Day