Adoptable Dogs

By some counts, more than 40 percent of Santa Cruz County households include at least one canine member. Maybe that’s because our community has a big heart — and is an ideal location for all sorts of human-canine adventures. Whether you seek an active pal or a senior for snuggles, find your future friend here.


Call us at 831-465-5000 or send us an email to learn more about any of our adoptable animals.

Please visit our Community Pet Listings for owned animals currently looking for new homes!


No need to check in on status — all of the animals you see below are currently available! 

Shelter Location

2601 Chanticleer Ave.

Santa Cruz, CA 95065

(P) 831-465-5000

(F) 831-479-8530

Hours of Operation

Mon & Tues - CLOSED 

Animal Browsing

Wed to Sun 11am - 5pm

*PET FOOD PANTRY - Fridays 3:00pm - 5:00pm



The Santa Cruz SPCA is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the welfare of animals. We receive no government funding, and depend solely on financial support from our friends. Our organization is not affiliated with any other SPCA or Humane Society.

Tax ID: 94-6171565

© 2017 Santa Cruz SPCA