Upcoming Events

Whether it’s one of our ongoing “train-the-human” canine behavior classes, a satellite adopt-a-thon, or a race to raise funds for animal rescue, every Santa Cruz SPCA event brings our community together to celebrate the human-animal bond. Join us, join the fun, and show your support for the animals that make our lives better!

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Join us on Saturday June 24th for “Charlie and Friend’s” with Charlie’s Coffee Co.

9:30am to 3pm at Light House Field on West Cliff Dr.

Specialty coffee, cold brew, puppuccinos, dog treats, and some adoptable dogs available to meet!

All proceeds will go directly to the Santa Cruz SPCA. We’d love it if you could come out and support us and our furry friends.

Are you a low-income senior (62+) who has a dog or cat in need of of yearly vaccinations? The Dr. Jean’s Senior Friends Wellness Clinic is for you!

We are partnering with Animal Hospital Of Soquel to provide a day of free preventative care for pets owned by local seniors on Wednesday, June 28th at the AHOS clinic.

Appointment times start at 8am and go through 12pm, and an appointment IS required, so give us a call before we book up! (831) 465-5000 X11 (2-pet max per person)

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 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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

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