Ready to adopt a new pet? Know of a feral cat that needs to fixed? Have concerns about the pet community? Here is a list of shelters and animal rescue groups that can help.

  • Alameda City Animal Control

    1590 Fortmann Way, Alameda

    510-337-8565

    www.cityofalamedaca.gov/City-Hall/Animal-Shelter-Services

  • Benicia-Vallejo Humane Society

    1121 Sonoma Blvd., Vallejo

    707-745-7905

    www.bvhumane.org

  • Berkeley Animal Services

    2013 Second Street, Berkeley

    510-981-6600

    www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/animalservices

  • Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society

    2700 Ninth St., Berkeley

    510-845-7735

    www.berkeleyhumane.org

  • Golden State German Shepherd Rescue

    P.O. Box 2956, Alameda 94501

    877-447-4717

    www.gsgsrescue.org

  • Burrow Inn, South San Francisco/Peninsula Rabbit Foster Home

    P. O. Box 31912, San Francisco 94131

    650-994-1012

  • Cat Support Network

    P.O. Box 3645, Walnut Creek 94598

    925-252-5445

    www.catsupport.net

  • Canine Companions for Independence

    Livermore

    www.ccieastbay.org

  • Community Concern for Cats

    P.O. Box 3795, Walnut Creek, 94598

    925-938-2287

    www.communityconcernforcats.org

  • Contra Costa Animal Services

    2800 Imhoff Place, Martinez

    925-335-8300

    www.co.contra-costa.ca.us/index.asp?nid=59

  • Contra Costa Humane Society

    609 Gregory Lane, Suite 210, Pleasant Hill

    925-279-2247

    www.cchumane.org

  • Contra Costa SPCA

    P.O. Box 725, Concord

    925-825-5156

    www.petfinder.com/shelters/CA471.html

  • Dusty Paws Rescue

    P.O. Box 2794, Castro Valley 94546

    510-886-8925

    www.dustypawsrescue.net

  • East Bay Animal Rescue and Refuge

    5433 Clayton Road, Unit K-#125

    Clayton, CA 94517

    925-429-2785

    www.ebarr.org

  • East Bay Rabbit Rescue

    Livermore

    925-449-6368

    www.petfinder.com/shelters/eastbayrabbit.html

  • East Bay SPCA

    8323 Baldwin St., Oakland

    510-569-0702

    4651 Gleason Dr., Dublin

    925-479-9670

    www.eastbayspca.org

  • Feral Cat Foundation

    P.O. Box 1173, Alamo 94507

    925-829-9098

    www.feralcatfoundation.org

  • Friends of Animal Services

    P.O. Box 1242, Antioch 94509

    925-431-8318

  • Friends of Fairmont Animal Shelter

    2700 Fairmont Dr., San Leandro

    510-352-0598

    www.fofas.org

    www.friendsofanimalservices.org

  • Friends of the Formerly Friendless

    P.O. Box 6566, Concord 94524

    925-808-8364

    www.fffcatfriends.org

  • Friends of San Martin Animal Shelter

    P.O. Box 71, Morgan Hill, 95038-0071

    408-681-3788

    www.fosmas.org

  • Furry Friends Rescue

    P.O. Box 7270, Fremont 94537

    510-794-4703

    www.furryfriendsrescue.org

  • German Shepherd Rescue of Northern California

    P.O. Box 1930, Cupertino 95015-1930

    800-SAVE-GSD (800-728-3473)

    www.gsrnc.org

  • Golden State Greyhound Adoption

    2977 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek

    925-946-0426

    www.goldengreyhounds.com

  • Homeless Animals Rescue Program

    P.O. Box 3167, Antioch 94561

    925-431-8546

    www.harp-rescue.org

  • Homeless Animals Lifeline Organization

    P.O. Box 2011, Antioch 94561

    925-473-4642

    www.eccchalo.org

  • Hayward Animal Control

    16 Barnes Court, Hayward

    510-293-7200

    www.haywardanimals.org

  • Hopalong Animal Rescue and Second Chance Animal Rescue

    P.O. Box 27507, Oakland 94602

    510-267-1915 or 415-506-0161

    www.hopalong.org

  • Humane Society Silicon Valley

    901 Ames Ave., Milpitas

    408-262-2133

    www.hssv.org

  • Island Cat Resources and Adoptions

    P.O. Box 1093, Alameda 94501

    510-869-2584

    www.icraeastbay.org

  • Maine Coon Adoptions

    2527 Carmel Street, Oakland 94602

    510-710-9250

    www.mainecoonadoptions.com

  • Marin Humane Society

    171 Bel Marin Keys Blvd., Novato

    415-883-4621

    www.marinhumanesociety.org

  • Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue

    P.O. Box 697, San Jose 95106

    www.mickaboo.org

    Muttville (rescues senior dogs)

    P.O. Box 410207, San Francisco 94141

    www.muttville.org

  • Napa Humane Society

    P.O. Box 695, Napa 94559

    707-255-8118

    www.napahumane.org

  • Nike Animal Rescue Foundation

    P.O. Box 26587, San Jose 95159

    408-224-6273 (dogs)

    408-946-2291 (cats)

    www.narfrescue.org

  • Northern California Sled Dog Rescue

    P.O. Box 5784, Vallejo 94591

    800-471-5822

    www.norsled.org

    Ohlone Humane Society

    39120 Argonaut Way PMB #108, Fremont,

    510-792-4587

    www.ohlonehumanesociety.org

  • Outcast Cats Help

    P.O. Box 963, Martinez 94553

    (925) 231-0639

    outcastcat@outcastcat.org

  • Pacific Siamese Rescue

    P.O. Box 1399, Carmichael 95609

    408-426-5523

    www.cn.siameserescue.org

  • Palo Alto Animal Services

    3281 E. Bayshore Road, Palo Alto

    650-496-5971

    www.cityofpaloalto.org/gov/depts/pol/as/default.asp

  • Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA

    12 Airport Blvd., San Mateo 94401

    650-340-7022

    www.peninsulahumanesociety.org

  • Pets Unlimited

    2343 Fillmore St., San Francisco

    415-563-6700

    http://www.petsunlimited.org/shelter-adoption-center

    San Francisco Animal Care and Control

    1200 15th St., San Francisco

    415-554-6364

    www.sfgov2.org/index.aspx?page=942

  • San Francisco SPCA

    201 Alabama St., San Francisco

    415-554-3000

    www.sfspca.org

  • San Jose Animal Advocates

    San Jose

    www.sjanimaladvocates.org

  • San Jose Animal Care Center

    2750 Monterey Road, San Jose

    408-794-7297

    www.sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?NID=1153

  • Santa Clara County Animal Care and Control

    12370 Murphy Ave., San Martin

    408-686-3900

    www.sccgov.org/sites/acc/AdoptAPet/Pages/default.aspx

  • Save a Bunny

    P.O. Box 2143, Mill Valley 94942

    415-388-2790

    http://www.saveabunny.org/

  • Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority

    3370 Thomas Road, Santa Clara

    408-764-0344

    www.svaca.com

  • Sonoma Humane Society

    5345 Highway 12, Santa Rosa

    707-542-0882

    http://sonomahumane.org

  • Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation

    2890 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek

    925-256-1ARF (1273)

    www.arf.net

  • Town Cats

    P.O. Box 1828, Morgan Hill 95038

    408-779-5761

    www.towncats.org

  • Tri-Valley Animal Rescue (TVAR)

    P.O. Box 11143, Pleasanton 94588

    925-803-7043

    www.tvar.org

  • Valley Humane Society

    3670 Nevada St., Pleasanton

    925-426-8656

    www.valleyhumanesociety.org

    If this list has errors or omissions, please contact Joan Morris at jmorris@bayareanewsgroup.com.