Locations and Contact

*Please Note* If you are reaching out with questions about available animals, the adoption process, or anything else adoption related, rather than submitting this form please visit our Adoption Process page or email adoptions@spcasc.org!

Main Shelter

2601 Chanticleer Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
Phone: 831-465-5000
Fax: 831-479-8530

Shelter Mailing Address

Santa Cruz SPCA
P.O. Box 3800
Santa Cruz, CA 95063

Hours of Operation

This location is temporarily CLOSED due to COVID-19, but we are providing services by appointment.
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Hours: Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

CLOSED on Mondays and the following holidays:

New Year’s Eve
New Year's Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Eve Day
Christmas Day

Shelter Location

2601 Chanticleer Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
(P) 831-465-5000
(F) 831-479-8530

Hours of Operation

Our operations are currently continuing virtually or by-appointment only. 

 *ADOPTIONS - Appointment Only

*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