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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The Blue Lagoon Comedy – April Pet Food Drive

Dates: Tuesdays, April 12, 19, and 26, 2022 – 8:00 pm

Location: The Blue Lagoon – 923 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Cost: Free at the door
The Blue Lagoon Comedy presents its April Pet Food Drive benefitting Santa Cruz SPCA


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Is registration required? No registration required.

Are animals invited? Animals not permitted at this event (except service animals)

Who will enjoy this event? Anyone interested in comedy and helping feed needy animals.



Charity Golf Tournament benefitting Santa Cruz SPCA

presented by The Carpet and Fabricare Institute

The Carpet and Fabricare Institute (CFI) proudly presents their annual charity golf tournament benefitting the Santa Cruz SPCA. Golfers of all levels are invited to take part in this fun, fast-paced, four-man Best Ball Scramble format event with prizes being awarded for the best scores in 1st-5th places. Pizza, raffle give-aways, and adoptable dogs will all be available for participants to enjoy.

Date: Saturday, May 21, 2022, with staggered starting times beginning at 11:00 am
Location:  Spring Hills Golf Course – 501 Spring Hills Dr, Watsonville, CA 95076
Cost: $180 per person

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Is registration required? Yes, registration is required. Register online at CFI.
Are animals invited? No. Public animals are not permitted on the golf course.
Who will enjoy this event? Golfers and animal lovers of all ages.

Shelter Location

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

Hours of Operation

Mon & Tues - CLOSED 

Dog Browsing
Wed to Fri 2pm - 6pm
Sat & Sun 11am - 3pm

Cat Browsing
Wed to Sun 11am - 6pm




*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.

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