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

Spring/Summer 2019

Fall/Winter 2018

Spring/Summer 2018

Santa Cruz SPCA in the News

Local Animal Shelters Adapt to COVID-19 Changes
by Johanna Miller
The Pajaronian
April 20, 2020

New Santa Cruz SPCA Shelter Moves Ahead
by Tarmo Hannula
The Pajaronian
August 9, 2019

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

 Main Shelter Location

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

Hours of Operation

*CLOSED MONDAYS*
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 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

Mall Adoption Center & Gift Shop

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

Hours of Operation

*CLOSED MON -TUES*
Wed - Sun: 11am - 5:30pm