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The Front Street Animal Shelter is CLOSED in order to help combat the spread of COVID-19. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause, but it is essential that we do our part to reduce the spread of this disease.

If you need assistance with the following services during business hours (12:00 pm - 5:00 pm / 7 days a week), please text (preferred) or call 916-385-8794:

  1. Picking up a lost pet
  2. Dropping off a sick, injured or aggressive stray animal

Due to extremely limited staffing, we are only able to provide the above services.


Please use these additional tools for services and information:

  • Search for a lost pet at and click on the Lost & Found tab. For our proven tips to find your pet, text STRAY to 555888.
  • Renew your pet license online at
  • If you find a lost pet, please hold onto the pet and help find the owner, if possible. For our proven tips to find the owner, text FOUNDPET to 555888.


We are temporarily suspending these non-essential services:

  • Adoptions
  • Volunteering
  • In-Person Licensing
  • Pet Food Bank
  • Trapping & Intaking Healthy Stray Cats for Adoption or TNR (Trap-Neuter-Release)


UPDATE:  The Sacramento SPCA's pet food bank is now available
Tuesdays and Fridays from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

LOCATION:  6201 Florin Perkins Rd, Sacramento 95828
Drive-thru service only


See your lost pet on our website? Find a stray animal?
Please visit our Lost & Found page.


To receive the latest updates about COVID-19,
please visit