Featured Pet

PABLO: Definitely a Survivor

PABLO: Definitely a Survivor

Sometimes being brought to the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter is the best thing that has happened to a dog! While they are here with us they receive veterinary care, regular meals, fresh water, soft clean bedding, and toys as well as a number of daily walks and TLC with volunteers. – Some pups even […]

Susie-Q!

Susie-Q!

In honor of the Santa Cruz County Fair, we offer the following: At the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter we, • shelter • care for • reunite • adopt-out more than just cats, dogs, and rabbits. Currently in our barn we have an amazing pig name Susie Q! (A234556). Oh Susie Q, oh Susie Q ~ […]

Molly: Age Plus Experience

Molly: Age Plus Experience

Molly (A199717) has been around the block, in a few ways… She has been adopted from a shelter and from a rescue, seen good times and rougher days. One of her people is going through Hospice now and his wife is unable to care for Molly any longer. We’re told that Molly likes her routines: just […]

Dagwood and Blondie: The Perfect Couple

Dagwood and Blondie: The Perfect Couple

Dagwood (A194051) and Blondie (A194046) arrived at the shelter together and are an adorable couple. It’s pretty apparent that they love each other. They would like to spend their lives together and we’re trying to help them with that. Dagwood and Blondie are pretty easy keepers, love their walks together, and are quite spry despite […]

BOTAX: Open Your Heart … Adopt a Cat

BOTAX: Open Your Heart … Adopt a Cat

This teeny fellow came to the Shelter weighing just one pound. That was a month ago and, thanks to a Foster Volunteer opening their heart and home to him, he has nearly doubled his weight! He had a wonderful time playing with our Youth Volunteers during After School Animal Advocates in May and is now […]

Patrick Wants to be YOUR Long-Term Companion

Patrick Wants to be YOUR Long-Term Companion

A Good Samaritan brought Patrick (A234193) to the shelter because they were worried about him living on the streets. He was previously neutered and has a “tipped” right ear (to signify that he is fixed), but whoever neutered him failed to implant a microchip. No one came looking for him therefore he is trying to […]

Zip Is Looking For a Life Partner

Zip Is Looking For a Life Partner

Zip (A234564) and his siblings came to the shelter after starting their lives as lonely outside dogs. Zip is going to make a fantastic partner for someone who is patient and wants a close connection with his or her dog! He is a very active and happy puppy but is also good at being kenneled […]

Shirley: Make Your Pet a Potbelly Pig!

Shirley: Make Your Pet a Potbelly Pig!

To celebrate our dear friends over at KPig Radio on this week of the 7th Annual Days of Wine and Wet Noses, we’ve having a PIG as our Pet of the Week! Here at the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter, we shelter/care for/reunite/and adopt-out more than just cats, dogs, and rabbits. Currently in our barn we […]

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