Animal Services
The Animal Services Unit works diligently to serve the public and animals of the City of Turlock in a professional and efficient manner with kindness and compassion. The staff is dedicated to providing education, protection, and the humane treatment of animals in order to insure a safe and healthy community and to promote the benefits of responsible pet ownership.

The Animal Shelter is located at 801 S. Walnut. We are open Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm, and closed Sundays and holidays. You can reach us by phone at (209) 656-3140.

For emergencies regarding aggressive, sick or injured animals, please call the Turlock Police Department at (209) 668-1200.
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SHELTER ANIMALS
View animals at our shelter, including lost animals and animals available for adoption, as well as adoption fees and rules.

LOST & FOUND ANIMALS
What do you do when your pet is lost?

MICROCHIPS
Learn about microchip implants, and how they can help return your pet if it gets lost.

DOG PARKS
Our two off-leash dog parks in Turlock for walking, recreation, training, and socialization of dogs.

ANIMAL PROBLEMS
How to deal with dog barking, animal waste, animal bites, too many neighborhood cats, and duck problems.

ANIMAL EDUCATION
Educational presentations for responsible pet ownership and bite prevention.

PET SURRENDER
In the event you must surrender your pet, we may be able to help.

LICENSES & ORDINANCES
Information about licenses and certificates, as well as animal related ordinances.

SPAY / NEUTER INFORMATION
Information about why you should spay/neuter your pet, plus low cost spay/neuter programs in the area.

VOLUNTEER
Whether cleaning cages, socializing animals for placement in new homes or helping to make an event successful, you can be a part of the life-saving work we do.
On Social Media
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#A032782 My name is Scrappy. I am a 8 month old male. I came to the shelter in November because my owner did not properly care for me. My owner can no longer keep me. I will be available for adoption on 2-1,2020. Must provide proof of home ownership or landlord approval at the time of adoption.
Posted on Facebook 1 day ago

Bella is home safe and sound. She stayed with us for less than an hour thanks to her microchip.
Posted on Facebook 1 day ago

#A033239 The shelter named me Happy. I am a 4 year old male. I was not wearing a collar. I do not have a microchip. I was found on Taylor/Goldenstate. I will be available for adoption on 2-3,2020. Must provide proof of home ownership or landlord approval at the time of adoption.
Posted on Facebook 1 day ago

#A033240 The shelter named me Donald. I am a 1 year old male. I was not wearing a collar. I do not have a microchip. I was found on Taylor/Goldenstate. I will be available for adoption on 2-3,2020. Must provide proof of home ownership or landlord approval at the time of adoption.
Posted on Facebook 1 day ago

#A033238 The shelter named me Squeekers. I am a 1 year old female. I was not wearing a collar. I do not have a microchip. I was found on N. Walnut/Monte Vista. I will be available for adoption on 2-3,2020. Must provide proof of home ownership or landlord approval at the time of adoption.
Posted on Facebook 1 day ago

Help us help you in the event that your cat is impounded, injured or found deceased. The best way to identify your cat is with a microchip.(License is required for dogs only) Too many cats die in shelters each year because their owner's never come for them.
Posted on Instagram 1 day ago

Help us help you in the event that your cat is impounded, injured or found deceased. The best way to identify your cat is with a microchip.(License is required for dogs only) Too many cats die in shelters each year because their owner's never come for them.
Posted on Facebook 2 days ago

This happened bright and early this morning. Behind the scene action that goes on everyday to save animals.
Posted on Facebook 2 days ago
Transport loaded bright and early this morning and is on the road!!! 26 little lives saved all headed north to the amazing Kitsap Humane Society via the heroes ...of the day Furry Freight Shelter Transport
#A033214 The shelter named me Scout. I am a 4 months old male. I was not wearing a collar. I do not have a microchip. I was found on E.Linwood/Amberwood. I will be available for adoption on 1-29,2020. Must provide proof of home ownership or landlord approval at the time of adoption.
Posted on Instagram 2 days ago

#A033231 The shelter named me Alfalfa. I am a 2 year old male. I was not wearing a collar. I do not have a microchip. I was found on Hawkeye/Colorado. I will be available for adoption on 1-31,2020. Must provide proof of home ownership or landlord approval at the time of adoption.
Posted on Instagram 2 days ago

#A033226 The shelter named me Maverick. I am a 3 year old male. I was wearing a camo collar. I do not have a microchip. I was found on Lander/E. Glenwood. I will be available for adoption on 1-31,2020. Must provide proof of home ownership or landlord approval at the time of adoption.
Posted on Instagram 2 days ago

#A033225 The shelter named me Urza. I am a 1 year old female. I was wearing a gray harness I do not have a microchip. I was found on Picard Ct./Fifth. I will be available for adoption on 1-31,2020. Must provide proof of home ownership or landlord approval at the time of adoption.
Posted on Instagram 2 days ago

All of the animals in this album have been reunited with their owners. Please have your pets micro chipped and wear their licenses at all times.


#A033225 The shelter named me Urza. I am a 1 year old female. I was wearing a gray harness I do not have a microchip. I was found on Picard Ct./Fifth. I will be available for adoption on 1-31,2020. Must provide proof of home ownership or landlord approval at the time of adoption.
Posted on Facebook 2 days ago

#A033226 The shelter named me Maverick. I am a 3 year old male. I was wearing a camo collar. I do not have a microchip. I was found on Lander/E. Glenwood. I will be available for adoption on 1-31,2020. Must provide proof of home ownership or landlord approval at the time of adoption.
Posted on Facebook 2 days ago

#A033231 The shelter named me Alfalfa. I am a 2 year old male. I was not wearing a collar. I do not have a microchip. I was found on Hawkeye/Colorado. I will be available for adoption on 1-31,2020. Must provide proof of home ownership or landlord approval at the time of adoption.
Posted on Facebook 2 days ago

#A033214 The shelter named me Scout. I am a 4 months old male. I was not wearing a collar. I do not have a microchip. I was found on E.Linwood/Amberwood. I will be available for adoption on 1-29,2020. Must provide proof of home ownership or landlord approval at the time of adoption.
Posted on Facebook 2 days ago

#A033220 The shelter named me Maggie. I am a 1 year old female. I was not wearing a collar. I do not have a microchip. I was found on Palm/Crane. I will be available for adoption on 1-26,2020. Must provide proof of home ownership or landlord approval at the time of adoption.
Posted on Facebook 2 days ago



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