Serving the unincorporated County and the Cities of Carlsbad, Del Mar, Encinitas, San Diego, Santee and Solana Beach.
The County of San Diego operates three animal shelters -- in Bonita, San Diego and Carlsbad. All are open to the public 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.
Beginning October 23, 2016 through January 22, 2017, all three shelter locations will be open on Sundays from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm for a 90-day pilot. Normal business hours will resume thereafter.
The shelters are closed Mondays and County Holidays. For more information, please click here.
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Our Mission: to protect the health, safety & welfare of people & animals
We value: Integrity, compassion, teamwork, innovation & operational excellence.
Our vision is to become: An animal services organization known for its transparency, and effectively promoting the humane and responsible care of companion animals, reducing the euthanasia of sheltered animals, and responding to the needs of the community.