Palo Alto Online Database last updated: Monday, May 6, 2013.|
Deep Peninsula Dog Training Club
AKC-affiliated (since 1957) offers traditional beginning, intermediate and advanced obedience training for pet dogs, as well as competition obedience and rally training.
Palo Alto Animal Services
3281 E. Bayshore Road, Palo Alto. Animal Services provides lost-animal recovery, animal rescue, pet adoption, vaccination, licensing services and low-cost spay and neutering for residents of all cities.
Call Main number, lost or stray animals, 650-496-5971; after-hour emergencies, dead animal pickup, animal control dispatch, 650-329-2413 (24 hours); Spay and Neuter Clinic, 650-496-5933..
Palo Alto Humane Society
P.O. Box 60715, Palo Alto. 520 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park. Devoted to the protection and welfare of animals on the Midpeninsula, the Humane Society provides education, intervention, advocacy and emergency advice. It is not a shelter and does not have animal-control officers.
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA
12 Airport Blvd., San Mateo. A private nonprofit that receives no funding from national animal groups. For adoptions, visit the Center for Compassion, 1450 Rollins Road, Burlingame. Other programs include summer camp, obedience classes and wildlife rehabilitation. To surrender an animal, look for a lost pet or for a spay/neuter appointment, visit the San Mateo shelter. Volunteer opportunities.
Pets In Need
871 5th Ave., Redwood City. Pets In Need is a no-kill adoption shelter serving the Peninsula and Greater Silicon Valley. It is a 501(c)3 nonprofit and receives no local, state or federal tax support. Adoptions include spay or neuter surgery.
Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority
3370 Thomas Road , Santa Clara. SVACA provides care of sick, injured, lost and abandoned companion animals, animal cruelty investigations, enforcement of animal laws, education and outreach programs, volunteer and foster programs. Also offers spay and neuter services and vaccination clinic.
Wildlife Care Center
Cubberley Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Road, Bldg. V, Palo Alto. A nonprofit program of the Peninsula Humane Society and the SPCA that focuses on rehabilitation of local wildlife and fostering public awareness, serving Palo Alto and surrounding communities. Wildlife Rescue provides care for animals in the shelter and staffs a wildlife hotline. Birds and animals must be brought to the shelter (there is no pick-up service).