Animal Services Fees

Published on . Last modified on February 28, 2017
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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

Ready to Adopt? Download the application here: English Version / Spanish Version .

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

Field Services:
Phone Number: (831) 769-8856
Hours: Tue – Sat 8:30 AM – 5:30 pM


Get Free mobile App (Pet harbor)

Looking for an easy way to search for pets on your phone, then download the free App from Pet Harbor:

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Other local Shelters and rescue groups

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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.

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.

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