Oakland’s only open admissions shelter
Interested in learning more about fostering, or ready to pick up a foster dog? You can now drop by the shelter on Thursdays from 12-7pm to speak with our foster coordinator or a volunteer about fostering, or pick up a foster dog, no appointment needed! Our foster coordinators or volunteers will match you with a foster dog who is suitable for your household. Note that if you have a dog at home, or kids under 12, you have to bring them to meet your foster dog before taking the dog home.