All County shelters are now offering the following limited services

by appointment only

(please call 619-767-2675 to make an appointment)

    - Intake of stray animals

    - Owner re-claim of owned animals

    - Rabies vaccinations and/or microchipping of pets

    - Owner requested euthanasia for irremediably suffering animals

    - Exiting animals to approved rescue partners or fosters

    **We are now offering "Touchless Adoptions"**

    If you have searched our site and wish to schedule an adoption please fill out an application here and email it to DASInfo@sdcounty.ca.gov. We will contact you in the order the applications are received. 


Please do not come to either shelter location without first calling 619-767-2675 to make an appointment for any of these services. For animal-related emergencies, please continue to call 619-236-2341.

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