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Contact Us

If you reside within the city limits of Sacramento, please call 311

If you reside outside the city limits of Sacramento, call (916) 264-5011

If you are a TDD user, call (916) 808-8563

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This animal Shelter is NOT a 24-hour facility

If you find a stray or abandoned animal and the shelter is closed or it is after-hours, please contact the City of Sacramento 311 Call Center by calling 311.

If you find a sick or injured animal, please contact the nearest veterinary hospital or any one of the following 24-hour emergency veterinary hospitals:

  • VCA Mueller Pet Medical Center 916-428-9202
  • Vista Veterinary Specialists (916) 231-4445
  • UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine (530) 752-1393 or (530) 752-0290

NOTE: Any medical expenses that you incur will NOT be reimbursed by the shelter or the City of Sacramento

Shelter Address

2127 Front Street Sacramento, CA 95818

Nearest cross-street is Broadway. About 1 mile directly south of Old Sacramento. Between the I-5 Freeway and the Sacramento River.

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Main Building (FRONT COUNTER)

Wednesday - Friday 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Saturday - Saturday 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Closed on Monday and Tuesday. Provides services for pet adoptions, owners looking for lost pets, licensing, and microchipping.

Reception Center

Wednesday - Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Closed on Monday and Tuesday. Provides services for people surrendering a stray animal, licensing, and microchipping.

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