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. 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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JUNE 8, 2020 SHELTER OPERATIONS

The Turlock Animal Shelter will be accepting appointments for shelter operations beginning June 8, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Shelter entry will be diverted to the Turlock Corporation Gate by appointment only. Feral cats will be accepted on Monday and Wednesday by appointment. Call 656-3140 for an appointment for all shelter needs. License updates can be completed on line or by phone. All calls for service will be completed as staffing allows. Please call the shelter if you have any questions or concerns. Thank you for your patience and support during this time.


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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#A034166 the shelter named me Frances. I am a 3 year old male.I was found on Geer/Canal. I was wearing a brown leather collar and do not have a chip. I will be available for adoption on 8-11-20. You must call for an adoption appointment @ 10:00 a.m. on the date of availability, first call first pic...
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Posted on Instagram 1 day ago

#A034167 the shelter named me Francine. I am a 1 year old female.I was found on Geer/Canal. I was wearing a black nylon collar and do not have a chip. I will be available for adoption on 8-11-20. You must call for an adoption appointment @ 10:00 a.m. on the date of availability, first call first pi...
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#A031809 my name is Max. I am a 4 year old neutered male. I have always been an outside dog. I get along well with adults, children and other dogs. I like to chase cats, unknown what I would do if I ever caught one. I can climb a 6 foot fence so that will be a huge factor in who gets to adopt me. ...
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#A031809 my name is Max. I am a 4 year old neutered male. I have always been an outside dog. I get along well with adults, children and other dogs. I like to chase cats, unknown what I would do if I ever caught one. I can climb a 6 foot fence so that will be a huge factor in who gets to adopt me. ...
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Posted on Instagram 1 day ago
#A034167 the shelter named me Francine. I am a 1 year old female.I was found on Geer/Canal. I was wearing a black nylon collar and do not have a chip. I will be available for adoption on 8-11-20. You must call for an adoption appointment @ 10:00 a.m. on the date of availability, first call fir...
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Posted on Facebook 1 day ago

#A034166 the shelter named me Frances. I am a 3 year old male.I was found on Geer/Canal. I was wearing a brown leather collar and do not have a chip. I will be available for adoption on 8-11-20. You must call for an adoption appointment @ 10:00 a.m. on the date of availability, first call firs...
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LUCKY IS HOME SAFE THANKS TO HIS MICROCHIP.
Posted on Facebook 2 days ago

Midnight has been reunited with his family. He now has a microchip.
Posted on Facebook 2 days ago

Another happy adoption day
Posted on Instagram 4 days ago

Happy adoption day. Thank you for adopting your new best friend from our shelter.
Posted on Facebook 4 days ago

Shasta is home safe thanks to her microchip.
Posted on Facebook 4 days ago

#A034152 the shelter named me Candice. I am a 6 month old female.I was found on Columbia/Davis. I was not wearing a collar and do not have a chip. I will be available for adoption on 8-6-20. You must call for an adoption appointment @ 10:00 a.m. on the date of availability, first call first pi...
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Posted on Facebook 7 days ago

#A034151 the shelter named me Taylor. I am a 8 month old female.I was found on Walnut/Taylor. I was wearing a purple collar with a leash and do not have a chip. I will be available for adoption on 8-6-20. You must call for an adoption appointment @ 10:00 a.m. on the date of availability, first...
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Posted on Facebook 7 days ago

Oreo is home safe. He now has a chip and license.
Posted on Facebook 9 days ago

#A034143 The shelter named me Tweety Bird. I was found on Starr/Palm. Please call the shelter if this is your pet. This cutie is in the care of a local rescue while we attempt to find the owner.
Posted on Facebook 9 days ago

July 27 at 2:15 PM
Posted on Facebook 11 days ago
Rescued
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#A034133 the shelter named me Grace. I am a 8 year old female.I was found on W.Olive/Lander. I was wearing a purple collar and do not have a chip. I will be available for adoption on 7-31-20. You must call for an adoption appointment @ 10:00 a.m. on the date of availability, first call first pick...
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Posted on Instagram 11 days ago

#A034104 my name is Kylo. I am a 8 month old male. I have been an outside dog only. I do not like cats but get along well with other dogs. Unknown how I am around children. I will be available for adoption on 7-22-20. You must call for an adoption appointment @ 10:00 a.m. on the date of availabili...
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