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Deal with feral cats?

Animal Services

Feeding feral cats is not allowed in Salinas city limits unless you intend to take responsibility for their overall care (spay/neuter, vaccinations, etc.) If you have feral cats on your property which you do not wish to care for you may trap the feral cat and bring it to the...

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Keep my pet from becoming lost?

Animal Services

Always keep a current I.D. on your pet

Animals which get lost are more likely to find their way home if they have identification on them. (Remember, your dog is required to wear its license tag at all times). Also, you can consider microchipping your pet. It’s fairly inexpensive, and...

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Do something about a neighbor's barking dog?

Animal Services

The City of Salinas has an ordinance regulating noise. If your neighbor’s dog is barking and is becoming a nuisance to you, please try talking to your neighbor before reporting it. Don’t wait until you are really frustrated! Often, dog owners don't know their dog is barking during the day...

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Spay or neuter my pet?

Animal Services

The City of Salinas does not currently have a mandatory spay/neuter ordinance. However, there are many benefits to having your animal altered (spayed or neutered). Speak to your veterinarian about the benefits and risks associated with spay/neuter.

There are several ways to get your pet spayed or neutered. First,...

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Find a list of items to donate to the Animal Shelter?

Animal Services

There many ways you can donate to and support Salinas Animal Services. Monetary donations are always appreciated and used to benefit the animals and enhance within Animal Services.

We have an ongoing wish list of specific items that are always appreciated.

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Volunteer at the Animal Shelter?

Animal Services

Salinas Animal Services depends on dedicated volunteers, who enhance what we can offer our animals. We are accepting volunteer applications in many areas for those 16 years of age and older. See our volunteer page for current opportunities or call (831) 758-7285 for more information. We do accept...

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