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Santa Cruz SPCA

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General Agency Information
Name:Santa Cruz SPCA
Address:2685 Chanticleer Ave
Santa Cruz, CA  95065
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-465-5000
Fax Number:831-479-8530
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Tuesday 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Description:The Santa Cruz SPCA is a 501(c)3 charitable animal welfare organization specializing in humane education, animal training, animal advocacy, rescuing animals, adoptions of dogs and cats, pet food bank and other animal welfare programs. Pet food giveaway to low income.

If you are calling for animal services (lost/found animal, dead animal, humane investigations, surrender an animal, etc.) please call the Animal Services Authority: 831-454-7303

FUNDING SOURCE: We do not receive any federal, state or local government funding. All of our programs and services are supported through the generosity of our contributors.
Mission:The purpose of the SPCA is to ensure the best possible quality of life for animalsand to promote respect and reverence for all.
The Adoption Center & Gift Shop is located at:
Capitola Mall
1855 41st Avenue
Capitola, CA 95010
In the Target wing
Hours of Operation:
Fri: 11-5:30
Sat & Sun: 11-4:30
Closed Monday-Thursday

FOSTER CARE-see web page for details

HUMANE EDUCATION PROGRAMS: teach compassion for all animals.
PET LOSS GRIEF SUPPORT-see related agency link below.

BLACKIE'S FRIENDS: A free adoption of a companion animal 6 years and up is offered to qualified seniors 62 & over. Includes the first set of vaccinations, spay/neuter, microchipping, a collar & tag (leash included w/ dogs), free vet exam, and educational literature.

SPAY/NEUTER: SPCA DOES NOT offer a low cost-spay neuter program, however we have teamed up with local veterinarians in an effort to curb the costs of altering pets. For a small discount on the price of surgery, you may down load our Spay/Neuter Certificate. Participating veterinarians are listed on the second page.

SECOND CHANCE FUND: to provide extensive veterinary care for sick, injured, abused or neglected animals who would otherwise have to be euthanized.

HEATHER'S FOOD BANK: regularly distributes over 7,000 pounds of food a month to economically challenged and senior pet owners.

FREE TRAINING: offers a FREE Training Discussion group once a month with a local reputable trainer to help dog owners with behavioral issues or training questions. Reservations required call (831) 465-5000.

DISASTER PREPAREDNESS: When disaster strikes, the Santa Cruz SPCA is there to help. Visit our disaster preparedness page for tips on how to keep your furry family safe.

VACCINATION CLINICS: see website for list
Languages other than English:None
Accommodations for Disabled:Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within Two Blocks
Eligibility:Open to All
Fees:Call for Information
Areas Served:California
Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Santa Cruz
Funding Source:See Description Notes
Related Agencies
Child Agencies:Santa Cruz SPCA Pet Loss Support
Subject Headings
Animal Adoption
Animal Food/Supplies Donation Programs
Animal Rescue
Animal Rights Groups
Animal Services Volunteer Opportunities
Information Services
Pet Food
Pet Loss Support Groups
Private Nonprofits
Public Awareness/Education
This record last modified January 16, 2015

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