Click on links below to see animals at El Dorado County shelters:
West Slope - 6435 Capitol Avenue, Diamond Springs, CA 95619Shelter services (adoptions, etc.) Mon. - Sat., 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.Business services (licensing, permits, etc.) Mon. - Fri., 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.Closed Sundays and Holidays.For more info call us at (530) 621-7631 or visit our shelter.
South Lake Tahoe - 1120 Shakori Dr., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150This facility is open Mon. - Sat., 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed Sunday and Holidays. For more info call us at (530) 573-7925 or visit our shelter.
To adopt an animal you must:
Be at least 18 years old. Provide verifiable identification.
Provide exercise, food, water, shelter, vaccinations, medical care, grooming, identification, care and love for your new pet.
If you rent, provide permission for a pet from the owner or manager of your rental unit.
Adhere to state and local ordinances relating to animal care and control.
Complete an adoption application.
Adoption fees for dogs include surgical sterilization, heartworm test (for dogs over 6 months), first distemper/parvo vaccination, deworming (as needed), flea prevention, rabies vaccination (if appropriate), microchip and a one-year license (for El Dorado County Residents).
Adoption fees for cats include surgical sterilization, Leukemia/FIV test, first distemper vaccination, deworming (as needed), flea prevention, rabies vaccination (if appropriate) and a microchip.
Dogs: $120 plus 1-year license fee of $23 (Note: City of South Lake Tahoe license is $34.50)Cats: $42Small Livestock: $40 Other Small Animals: $15Horses & Other Large Livestock: Fees vary. Check with Animal ServicesFor a list of all fees click here
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