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Santa Cruz County Animal Services Authority

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General Agency Information
Name: Santa Cruz County Animal Services Authority
Address: 2200 7th Avenue
Santa Cruz,  CA  95062
Driving Directions
Contact Information
Primary Phone: 831-454-7200
Fax: 831-454-7210
Description: After-Hours Emergency: 831-471-1182
Animal Control: 831-454-7227

Santa Cruz Location (7th Ave. and Rodriguez St.)
Public Entrance: 1001 Rodriguez St.,
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Mail and Service Entrance: 2200 7th Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Daily: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesdays: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Watsonville location:
580 Airport Blvd. Watsonville
Open Monday-Saturday
Note: This location is closed on Sunday

Members of the public that are interested in adopting an animal or are looking for their lost animal can come to the animal shelter or can view animals on our website.

Surrendering an Animal
Lost Pet Recovery
Found a Lost Pet?
Spay & Neuter
Animal Rescue & Control
Dog Licensing
Humane Education
Behavior & Training
Door to Door Outreach Teams

ELIGIBILITY: Adopters must be 18 years or older with landlord permission to adopt if a renter.

FEES: Adoption fees vary depending on the age of the animal and whether adopting a cat, dog or other animal. Fee includes spay/neuter, microchip, collar, id tag and license, dog leash, testing for heartworm in dogs and feline leukemia/AIDS in adult cats, first vaccinations, disposable carrier for cats and adoption literature with behavior information.
Volunteer Info: Minimum Age: 16. Volunteer to help assist staff in caring for animals and cleaning kennels or assist staff with varied office projects. Great way to get experience in the field of animal care.
Languages other than English: Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled Persons: Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation: Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility: See Description Notes
Fees: See Description Notes
Areas Served: Santa Cruz County
Physical Location: Santa Cruz
Funding Source: City Government
County Government
Officials/Contact Persons
Officials: Melanie Sobel
General Manager
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Animal Adoption
Animal Control
Animal Euthanasia Services
Animal Foster Care/Rescue Volunteer Opportunities
Animal Licenses
Animal Lost and Found
Animal Rescue
Animal Services Volunteer Opportunities
Animal Shelters
Barking Dogs Control
Cruelty to Animals Investigation
Government Agencies
Information and Referral
Public Awareness/Education
Volunteer Opportunities
This agency was last updated on January 31, 2018.