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Welcome to The Front Street Animal Shelter

 

City Shelter

 

2127 Front Street     Sacramento CA 95818     (916) 808-PETS

Main Building -  Wed - Fri  12:00 pm - 5:30 pm  /  Sat - Sun  12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Reception Center -  Wednesday - Sunday    9:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Closed on Monday, Tuesday, and holidays

Daily adoptions end 30 minutes before closing time.

During adoption promotions or special events, the adoption time may end earlier in the day due to staffing availability, customer demand, and adoption wait times.

 

FRONT STREET ADOPTION CENTER AT PETCO 

1878 Arden Way   Sacramento CA 95815   Monday - Sunday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

(As of November 15, 2017, the Adoption Center at Petco is temporarily closed)

 



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.

 


 

To see how we have grown over the past several years, explore our annual reports:

2016 Annual Report

2015 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report

 

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