Oakland’s only open admissions shelter
(For services such as bringing in stray animals, general questions, etc. For adoptions, see separate hours below.)
Please make an appointment by calling us at 510.535.5602 between 11am to 5pm any day of the week.
During these hours, no appointment needed for adoptions. See adoption process here.
1101 29th Avenue,
Oakland, CA 94601
Relay Service 711
For Urgent Service:
Call the Oakland Police
Non-Emergency Dispatch Line:
In cases of emergency, call 911 (land line) or 510-777-3211 (cell phone).
Quick links to: Adoptions, Lost and Found Pets, Dog Licensing
Jan 1 & 16, Feb 20, May 29, June 19,
Jul 4, Sep 4 & 9, Nov 11, 23 & 24, Dec 25