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 Welcome to The Front Street Animal Shelter 

City Shelter 

2127 Front Street     Sacramento, CA 95818     (916) 808-7387

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

Saturday - Sunday        12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

*Closed on Monday & Tuesday 

*Adoptions end 30 minutes before closing


1878 Arden Way   Sacramento CA 95815  

Monday - Sunday  11:00 am - 6:00 pm



The Front Street Animal Shelter does far more than caring for lost and abandoned animals in our community. We provide a variety of services that protect both citizens and animals, including:

  • Transporting sick or injured stray animals that were picked up by the animal control officers to the emergency vet
  • Rescuing animals locked inside hot vehicles and from abusive, cruel, or negligent conditions
  • Impounding stray dogs, whether they are friendly or aggressive, that roam freely on the street, on public property, or at a citizen's residence
  • Administering a rabies control program
  • Helping citizens resolve nuisance problems, such as dogs barking excessively and dogs defecating or urinating on other people's property
  • Investigating dog and cat bite complaints
  • Assisting other agencies such as the County of Sacramento Animal Care and Regulation, the Sacramento SPCA, the police department, the fire department, and the California Highway Patrol
  • Educating pet owners on the importance of spaying or neutering their dogs and cats

More importantly, we keep lost pets safe and sound so that they can hopefully be reunited with their owner or adopted into a new family.

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