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Our vet is leaving at the end of March 2015
and all surgeries will stop until
such time as we can hire a new one. 

If you know anyone who is qualified and might
be interested in the job, please have them call us!
(707) 263-0278

Our Community Cat Program
is back in full swing!
Call now for an appointment.


If you are income qualified, we can offer you spaying and neutering
services at the following prices:

$45 Male Cat
$60 Female Cat
$70 Male Dog
$80 Female Dog < 60
$90 Female Dog > 60

Call the shelter for more information at (707) 263-0278

We will spay/neuter ANY Pitbull for the following fees:

$25 for males
$35 for females

CALL NOW (707) 263-0278 !!!
Thank you CDFA for the grant!

Beginning 7/1/2014 all stray cats entering the shelter will be
altered, vaccinated, and released back to their neighborhoods.

Any cat too young to release, or any cat not wanted in the community, may be left at the shelter for a fee of $15, $25 for litters.


Last year 12/13
Adopted 1795 Animals 44% (CC included)
Redeemed 395 Animals 10%
  Overall Euthanasia 1829 Animals (most cats) 45%
Other 22 Animals 1%

46% euthanasia rate on cats
Live release rate of 54% (animals returned to the community)

This year 13/14
Adopted 2054 Animals 51% (CC included)
Redeemed 332 Animals 8%
Overall Euthanasia 1569 Animals (most cats) 39%
Other 33 Animals 2%

43% euthanasia rate on cats
Live release rate of 59% (animals returned to community)



Wasson Animal Hospital 263-5380 or Clearlake
Veterinary Clinic 994-2563 can accept small injured wildlife.

For poaching, or large injured wildlife issues, contact the
State Department of Fish and Wildlife at

Visit us on FACEBOOK "Lake County Animal Care & Control"


Now available to the public are microchips at a cost of only $20 each.  A microchip is a permanent form of identification for your pet.  It's a tiny electronic device, about the size of a grain of rice, that is placed below the animal's skin, usually between the shoulder
blades, and can be detected by any veterinarian or animal shelter in the country.  Don't let your pet stay away from home any longer than necessary.  Get it chipped!  

Need to license your pet?
As of June 1, 2010 the County of Lake has partnered with Petdata, Inc. to make it easier for Lake County residents to license their animals. More info...

Living with Wildlife
One of the great joys of living in a rural area like Lake County id the abundance of wildlife. However, with that comes a whole set of issues we may need to deal with. Learn more...

It's Not Cool to Leave Your Pet in a Hot Car!
Warm weather can literally be a killer for a pet left in a hot car.  Did you know that on warm days, the inside of a car heats up very quickly? Learn more...

Dead Animal Disposal
It is a misdemeanor for anyone to place any dead animal (whether it belonged to him or not) within 100 feet of any street, pubic highway or road. (Penal Code 374d). Get contact information for proper disposal of dead animals.

Warm your heart! :-)


We recently celebrated Dirty Harry's 4th rebirth day, marking four years since i brought him home from the shelter.  Harry was a crazy, energetic, large pup when i got him.  A whopping 63 lbs. at 6 months old.  Harry grew to be a majestic 85 lbs of pure cuddly dog!  When i first brought Harry home, he knew nothing about being a dog.  That has rapidly changed, as our other dog quickly showed him the ropes.  He now enjoys long walks, playing ball, wrestling with his doggie brother, and running laps at the dog park.  Harry has also decided that despite his weight, he is a lap dog.  He really enjoys laying in my lap for a belly rub!

Since adopting Harry, we also welcomed my first child into our lives.  Harry adjusted splendidly!  He now has a little person who is willing to throw a ball, brush him, and dole out treats (and table scraps).  There's nothing more endearing than watching a massive dog take orders from a three year old.  It just goes to show how far a little time and a little love go!

I'm so glad we found such an amazing dog.  Thank you!