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Animal Shelters

Placer County provides animal shelters for stray and unwanted animals with the hope of placing animals in new loving homes through pet adoption and foster care. We also assist individuals with lost or found animals, and provide licensing for all dogs over four months of age.

Placer County Animal Services Center

Address

Placer County Animal Services Center
11232 B Avenue
Auburn, CA 95603

Phone

530-886-5541
530-886-5540
Dispatch: 530-886-5500
Fax: 530-886-5538

Hours

Kennel Hours

Open: Monday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Closed: Sunday and County holidays

Adoptions stop 30 minutes before closing

Front Office Hours

Open: Monday - Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Closed: Sunday and County holidays

Directions & Map

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Eastern Placer County Animal Shelter 

Address

The Town of Truckee Animal Shelter 10961 Stevens Lane
Truckee, CA 96161

Phone

(530) 587-5948

530-546-1990 (Field Services)

Hours

Office Hours

Open: Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Directions & Map

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Volunteer Today

If you would like to volunteer at one of the shelters, please contact us at 530-886-5540 (Auburn) or 530-587-5948 (Tahoe).

Donate to the Animal Shelter

Placer County Animal Shelters are always in need of basic items for our animals (see wish list below). All donations, including monetary donations can be mailed or brought to one of the shelters listed above. Please note the different hours of operation.

Our Wish List

Dogs

  • Raw hides, bones, Kongs, chew toys
  • Leashes
  • Collars
  • Exercise pens (new or gently used)
  • Crates (new or gently used)
  • Grooming table (new or gently used)
  • Peanut butter
  • Dog bandanas
  • Dog sweaters
  • Portable dog kennel (new or gently used)
  • Canned dog food
  • Gift certificates for local groomer’s
  • Gift certificates for local pet stores
  • Become a volunteer dog walker
  • Clippers
  • Nail trimmers
  • Donation for greatest needs
  • Powdered milk replacement

Cats

  • Cat toys
  • Cat bandanas
  • Canned cat food
  • Scratching post
  • Gift certificates for local pet stores
  • Donation for greatest needs
  • Nail trimmers
  • Cat treats
  • Cat beds
  • Powdered milk replacement

Horses

  • Horse blankets
  • Horse fly sheets
  • Halters
  • Lead ropes
  • Fly spray
  • Fly masks
  • Donation for greatest needs

Other Pets

  • Gift certificates for local pet stores
  • Rabbit chew toys
  • Bird toys
  • Rabbit houses
  • Donation for greatest needs
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