News & Publications

Keep up with what’s happening at the Santa Cruz SPCA! Follow news about our shelter and animal welfare in our area, and enjoy our newsletter, which offers a revealing look at Santa Cruz SPCA programs, the animals we save, and the people whose lives we enrich.

Our Publications

Fall/Winter 2017

Spring/Summer 2017

Fall/Winter 2016

Santa Cruz SPCA in the News

Giving the Gift of a Home

by Michael Oppenheimer
Aptos Times
November 28, 2017

Santa Cruz County residents aid animals displaced by wine country wildfires

by Nicholas Ibarra
Santa Cruz Sentinel
October 12, 2017

‘Kits for Kittens’ now available

Santa Cruz Sentinel
June 2, 2017

Santa Cruz SPCA Drives Pet Adoption

by Devika G. Bansal
Santa Cruz Sentinel
November 4, 2016

Los Gatos: ‘Momma’s Gone City’ returns to town

by Judy Peterson
The Mercury News
August 11, 2016

Rescued South Korean Meat Farm Dogs acclimating to Santa Cruz Life

by Jessica A. York
Santa Cruz Sentinel
May 13, 2016

Dogs rescued from Korean meat farm arrive in Santa Cruz, seeking names!

by Brittany Brown
KRON Channel 4 News
May 13, 2016

Young Santa Cruz readers ‘adopt’ SPCA

by Jessica A. York
Santa Cruz Sentinel
November 13, 2015

 Main Shelter Location

2685 Chanticleer Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
(P) 831-465-5000
(F) 831-479-8530

Hours of Operation

Tues - Sun: 11am to 6pm

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 soley 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

Mall Adoption Center & Gift Shop

1855 41st Ave. (Near Target Wing)
Capitola, CA 95010
(P) 831-477-7886

Hours of Operation

Wed - Sun: 11am - 5:30pm