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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

 Email us at 311@cityofsacramento.org

AFTER HOURS

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.

Click here for map

 

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.

 

DIRECTIONS TO THE SHELTER

 

ON WESTBOUND HIGHWAY 50

Exit at Downtown/10th St. Merge onto W St. Turn left at the 1st stoplight onto Riverside Blvd. Turn right at the 2nd stoplight onto Broadway. Once you go underneath several lanes of the I-5 freeway overpass, turn right onto Front St. The shelter is on the right.

ON NORTHBOUND I-5

At the I-80/Hwy 50 split (where it directs you to go towards Lake Tahoe), take the Broadway exit. Turn left onto Broadway. Once you go underneath several lanes of the I-5 freeway overpass, turn right onto Front St. The shelter is on the right.

ON SOUTHBOUND I-5

Take I-5 South and exit at Q St. At the first stop light, turn right onto 3rd St. Continue on 3rd St until it ends and intersects with Broadway. Turn right onto Broadway. Once you go underneath several lanes of the I-5 freeway overpass, turn right onto Front St. The shelter is on the right.

ON NORTHBOUND HIGHWAY 99

At the I-80/Hwy 50 split, take Highway 50 West. Exit at Downtown/10th St. Merge onto W St. Turn left at the 1st stoplight onto Riverside Blvd. Turn right at the 2nd stoplight onto Broadway. Once you go underneath several lanes of the I-5 freeway overpass, turn right onto Front St. The shelter is on the right.

 


 

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