Adoption Fees & FAQs
Adoption Fees vary by pet type and includes the following: Adoption Fee, Spay/Neuter Surgery, 1st Vaccine Series, Free Micro-chipping, 1-Year License (for dogs), and a carrier (For cats only). From time to time, reduced fees are available. Check back often or follow us on Facebook to stay up-to-date!
- Dog: $145.00 each
- Cat: $80.00 each
- Rabbit: $40.00 each
- Hoofed: livestock $50.00 each
For a full listing of adoption prices and other Animal Service Fees, please click here: PDF Flyer
Not sure if you are ready to adopt? Take a look at this FAQ page which offers some good points to consider before adopting.
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Shelter hours & Directions
160 Hitchcock Road
Salinas, CA 93908
Phone Number: (831) 769-8850
Hours: Tue – Sat 12:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Phone Number:(831) 769-8845
Hours: Tue – Sat 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Phone Number: (831) 769-8856
Hours: Tue – Sat 8:30 AM – 5:30 pM
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Other local Shelters and rescue groups
Monterey County has a large variety of animal rescue groups in the Area in addition to Monterey County Animal Services. Consider adopting or fostering from one of them before buying a pet from a pet store. Below you will find a brief listing of some of the local groups.
- City of Salinas Animal Shelter
- SPCA of Monterey County
- Animal Friends Rescue Project
- Peace of Mind Dog Rescue
- Rescue Rabbits Rock
- See more
This list for informationtional purposes only.The County does not endorse nor support any of the listed groups. To have your animal rescue group added to this list, please contact us.