These pound animals are kept for only 4 days before possibly being destroyed. This is a matter of life or death. Don't put off calling or going to look! Please call 805-781-4400 (main office) for more information or 805-781-4413 (volunteer hotline).
For daily updates on animals brought into Animal Services, call 781-4407 after 6:00 PM.
Be sure to check out the separate Lost and Stray cat room if you are looking for your cat. You may also put one on hold to adopt. Also, a new room has been added for nursing mothers and kittens.
Monday 8-5 Tuesday 8-5 Wednesday 8-6:30 Thursday 8-5 Friday 8-5 Saturday 10-4 Sunday Closed
The shelter is located at
885 Oaklahoma Ave
San Luis Obispo, CA
If you put your address in below it will give you driving directions to the shelter.
Spay/Neuter Funds Available
San Luis Obispo County has Spay/Neuter funds for county residents. To receive vouchers, you must appear in person at SLO County Animal Services, located off Highway 1 at the Sheriff's exit. Call Animal Services at 781-4400 for more information.
In south San Luis Obispo county, spay/neuter funds are available through Central Coast Animal Protection Society (CCAPS) by calling their Spay Day hotline: 546-3700.
Atascadero residents only may pick up spay/neuter vouchers from North County Humane Society. Call 462-AFAR.
If you are looking for a particular type of dog or cat, we can add your name to our "Wish List", and you will be notified of any possible match.
When you e-mail your request, be sure to include the following:
1. cat or dog
2. breed/mix choice
3. personality (active, calm, etc.)
4. prefered age and sex
5. your name and telephone number
EMAIL the information to firstname.lastname@example.org