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Animal Shelters

Placer County provides animal shelters for stray and unwanted animals with the hope of placing animals in new loving homes through pet adoption and foster care. We also assist individuals with lost or found animals, and provide licensing for all dogs over four months of age.

Auburn Animal Shelter

Address

Auburn Animal Shelter 11251 B Avenue
Auburn, CA 95603

Phone

530-886-5541
530-886-5542
Dispatch: 530-886-5500
Fax: 530-886-5538

Office Hours

Tue-Sat: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed for lunch from 1:00pm-2:00pm daily
Wednesday Extended hours until 7:00pm
(Closed Sun-Mon & County holidays)

Adoptions stop 1 hour before closing

Directions & Map

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Tahoe Vista Animal Shelter

Address

Tahoe Vista Animal Shelter
849 Shelter Rd
Tahoe Vista, CA 96148

Phone

530-546-1990
FAX: 530-546-0235

Office Hours

Tue-Sat: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed for lunch from 12:00pm-1:00pm daily
(Closed Sun-Mon & County holidays)

Directions & Map

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Volunteer Today

If you would like to volunteer at one of the shelters, please contact us at 530-886-5540 or 530-886-5541.

Donate to the Animal Shelter

Placer County Animal Shelters are always in need of basic items for our animals (see wish list below). All donations, including monetary donations can be mailed or brought to one of the shelters listed above. Please note the different hours of operation.

Our Wish List

Dogs

  • Raw hides, bones, Kongs, chew toys
  • Leashes
  • Collars
  • X-Pens (new or gently used)
  • Crates (new or gently used)
  • Grooming table (new or gently used)
  • Clippers
  • Peanut butter
  • Dog bandanas
  • Dog sweaters
  • Portable dog kennel (new or gently used)
  • Canned dog food
  • Gift certificates for local groomer’s
  • Gift certificates for local pet stores
  • Dog walkers
  • Nail trimmers
  • Cash for greatest needs
  • Powdered milk replacement

Cats

  • Cat toys
  • Cat bandanas
  • Canned cat food
  • Scratching post
  • Gift certificates for local pet stores
  • Cash for greatest needs
  • Nail trimmers
  • Cat treats
  • Cat beds
  • Powdered milk replacement

Horses

  • Horse blankets
  • Horse fly sheets
  • Halters
  • Lead ropes
  • Fly spray
  • Fly masks
  • Cash for greatest needs

Other Pets

  • Gift certificates for local pet stores
  • Rabbit chew toys
  • Bird toys
  • Rabbit houses
  • Cash for greatest needs
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