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  • Pet Tidbits: Summer Safety

    Warm weather is here —it is time for fun, sun, and spending time outdoors with pets. But dangers lurk outside as well. Whether taking a walk, a drive or just hanging out in the backyard, there are extra precautions that people can take to keep their four-legged family members happy and safe.


  • Monterey County Health Officer Rescinds Short-Term Lodging Order

    In light of release of new State guidance for Hotels, Lodging & Short-Term Rentals for tourism % individual travel & approval by the County Health Officer for short-term rentals to reopen following the new State guidance, the County Health Officer Short-Term Lodging Order is no longer necessary

    6/11/2020 4:30:00 PM



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Published on November 15, 2016. Last modified on May 12, 2020

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Calico cat sleeping peacefully
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Donation Wish list

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Thank you for considering donating to the Monterey County Animal Shelter. Your generosity will help make our animals more comfortable, healthy and happy during their stay with us.

Donations can be dropped off at the shelter during normal business hours: Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Need Directions? Click here!

dog_toysNeeded Items:


  • Food
    • Canned Cat Food **
    • Canned Dog Food **
    • Kitten Dry Food
  • Treat & Toys
    • Medium & large Kong Toys for dogs
    • Tasty and soft training treats, Dingo Training Treats and Primal Treats
    • Chuckit Fetch Ball or tennis balls for dogs to fetch
  • Necessities
    • Cardboard Cat Carriers
    • Johnny Cat, Cat Litter (Please no clumping litter)**
    • Advantage 2 flea and tick treatment for cats
    • Small, medium and large dog and cat beds

**These are our most needed items.

Other ways to help

a couple walking a puppyCan't donate money or food, then how about donating your time?

The shelter is always in need of volunteers to help out, clean kennels, feed the cats & dogs, take photos, pet a cat, or walk a dog.

For more information, please see our volunteer page.

Current or Upcoming Events

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