Proudly serving the cities of Palo Alto, Los Altos, and Los Altos Hills

If you don't find the right animal for you at our shelter, please check out our partner shelters in the South Bay at Sheltersfirst.org



NOTICE: The shelter will be closing at 5pm on Sept. 13th 2017. We apologize for the inconvenience.






Location:
3281 East Bayshore Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94303




Shelter Hours:

Main Office/Licensing.......................11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday - Saturday
Adoption Hours................................ 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Saturday

*NOTICE: The shelter is closed Sundays, Holidays, and every other Friday.
For a calendar of city wide events, including 9/80 Fridays we're closed, 
click here.


Contacts:

Main Phone...................................... 650-496-5971 (11am-5:30pm)
Spay/Neuter Clinic.......................... 650-496-5933 (11am-5:30pm)
Fax.................................................... 650-856-8591 

Please report all requests for Animal Control services to our 24hr dispatch number
(including stray dogs, dead, injured, sick, or aggressive wild and domestic animals.)

 Palo Alto Dispatch........................... 650-329-2413 
 General email................................... 
animal.services@cityofpaloalto.org  
 Dog licensing................................... doglicensing@cityofpaloalto.org


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