Animal Adoption

Who can use this service?

Anyone can use this service.

Is there a charge for this service?

Type of Animal Adoption Fee
Cat $81
Dog $143 (includes licensing)
Pocket pets, small birds $5
Exotic animals, livestock $75
Other animals $33

When and where is this service offered?

In support of public health measures to mitigate the transmission and spread of COVID-19, an appoinment is currently required to meet and adopt shelter animals. To schedule an appoinment:

  1. View the animals currently available for adoption and record the ID number of the animal you are interested in adopting.
  2. Call Animal Services (805-781-4400) to schedule an appointment. You will be asked to provide the ID number of the animal you are interested in adopting at the time you make your appoinment.

Location, directions and hours of operation

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Animal Services Shelter

885 Oklahoma Avenue San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

Tel: (805) 781-4400

Lost and Found Animal Recording: (805) 781-4407