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City of Salinas and Monterey County Animal Services are working together and under one shelter on Hitchcock Road.  Please visit www.hitchcockroadanimals.org for service and program updates, photos of animals in the shelter and any other information you may need.

Check out our new Lost2Found Texting program:
      Lost2Found Text photos with cat


Salinas Animal Services (SAS) is a division of the City of Salinas' Police Department.
We provide animal control, animal sheltering, and licensing services for the City of Salinas.

Our Vision

"A community of responsible pet owners and a caring permanent home for every shelter animal."

Our Mission

"To honor the Police Department's mission by working cooperatively within our community to enhance the quality of life for companion animals through professional, superior, and compassionate services."

Our Goals

  • To provide excellent customer service
  • Reduce pet overpopulation
  • Increase shelter adoptions and the rescuing of our shelter animals
  • Promote and sustain a safe and humane Salinas community
  • Educate the public about responsible pet ownership