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Local Rescue Groups

 
When contacting Rescue Groups/Shelters, provide as much information as possible such as situation, timeframe/urgency, history, color, sex, age & personality of animal, reason for placement, medical work, etc.

Most rescue groups are volunteer and not government funded.  They will assist you if they can.

RESCUE GROUPS AND SHELTERS
Town Cats  www.towncats.org 408/779-5761 Cat rescue shelter, feral advocates, loans traps
Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority (SVACA)   www.svaca.com 408/764-0344
 
Animal Services for Santa Clara, Monte Sereno, and Campbell
San Martin Animal Shelter   www.sccgov.org 408/683-4186 Animal Services for unincorporated areas of SC county
Friends of San Martin Shelter   www.fosmas.org 408/681-3788 South County foster homes and adoption fairs
13th Street Cats   www.13thstcats.org 408/294-1808 San Jose neighborhood cat rescue, feral advocates
Humane Society Silicon Valley   www.hssv.org 408/262-2133 Santa Clara shelter and Sunnyvale Animal Services
Itty Bitty Orphan Kitty Rescue   www.ibokrescue.org   South Bay Area - kitten rescue, feral advocates
Nike Animal Rescue Foundation   www.narfrescue.org 408/946-2291 South Bay - dog & cat rescue
Safe Haven Animal Sanctuary   www.safehavenanimalsanctuary.org 408/420-7233 South Bay - dog & cat rescue, feral advocates
San Jose Animal Care & Services   www.sanjoseanimals.com 408/578-7297 Shelter, low-cost spay/neuter clinic
Unconditional Love   www.ul-rescue.org 408/529-4945 South Bay - dog & cat rescue
A Safe Haven for Cats   www.safehavenforcats.com 650/802-9686 Redwood City - kitten rescue
Pets in Need   www.petsinneed.org 650/367-1405 Rescue shelter, placement & vet expense assist programs
Bay Area Cat Rescue   www.bayareacatrescue.org   Mountain View area - cat rescue
Homeless Cat Network   www.homelesscatnetwork.org 650/286-9013 Peninsula - feral advocates
Human Animal Connection   www.humanimalconnection.com 650-578-4478 Peninsula - cat rescue, feral advocates
Palo Alto Animal Services   www.papd.org 650/496-5971 Shelter, Trap rental, low-cost spay/neuter
Peninsula Cat Works   www.peninsulacatworks.org 650/329-9570 Cat rescue, feral advocates
Peninsula Humane Society   www.peninsulahumanesociety.org 650/340-8200 Loans traps, low-cost spay/neuter
Stanford Cat Network   catnet.stanford.edu 650/566-8287 Stanford University Campus - rescue; feral advocates
Furry Friends   www.furryfriendsrescue.org 510/794-4703 Fremont & SJ - dog & cat; $25 placement assistance
Purrfect Cat Rescue   www.purrfectcatrescue.org   Fremont, Union City, Hayward - cat rescue
Feral Cat Foundation   www.feralcatfoundation.org   Contra Costa & Alameda Counties - feral advocates
Island Cat Resources   www.icraeastbay.org 510/869-2584 Alameda and Oakland
Tony LaRussa’s ARF   www.tlr-arf.org 925/256-1273 Contra Costa County
Tri-Valley Animal Rescue   www.tvar.org 925/803-7043 Livermore-Pleasanton-Dublin area
Pets Unlimited   www.petsunlimited.org 415/563-6705 San Francisco - non-profit veterinary hospital and shelter
San Francisco SPCA   www.sfspca.org 415/554-3000 San Francisco - non-profit veterinary hospital and shelter
All Creatures Great & Small Rescue   www.allcreaturesgs.org 831/636-7559 Hollister - dog & cat rescue
Pet Friends Rescue   www.petfriends.org 831/634-1191 Hollister - rescue group, low-cost spay/neuter assistance
Project Purr   www.projectpurr.org 831/423-6369 Santa Cruz - rescue dedicated to feral cats & kittens
Purebred Rescue Plus   http://www.purebredsplus.org 530/304-2836 Santa Cruz - rescue
Persian Cat Rescue   http://www.persiancats.org 925/ 838-1838 San Francisco and bay area

SPAY/NEUTER ASSISTANCE

Animal Birth Control Assistance   408/244-8351 Low-cost Vouchers
City of San José Animal Care Center   www.sanjoseanimals.com 408/578-7297 $5 male/$10 female co-payment for residents
(serving the cities of San José, Milpitas, Cupertino, Los Gatos and Saratoga)   $20 male/$30 female co-payment for non-residents
Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority (SVACA)

  www.svaca.com 408/764-0344
 
Animal Services for Santa Clara, Monte Sereno, and Campbell
Peninsula Fix Our Ferals   www.peninsulafixourferals.org 650/261-6665 Free spay/neuter, vaccines for feral cats only
Palo Alto Humane Society   www.paloaltohumane.org 650/424-1901 Low-cost spay/neuter vouchers
Humane Society Silicon Valley   www.hssv.org 408/262-2133 Santa Clara shelter
Santa Clara County Stray/Feral Fix Program 408/779-4791 www.sccgov.org (Open to all County Residents: Ferals $10: includes spay/neuter, vaccinations at participating vets listed below. Ears will be notched for identification purposes. County pays first $20 for tame/owned cats and first $50 for dogs. Contact participating vets for more information and availability-not all clinics accept feral cats):

St. Francis of Assissi

Low cost spay/neuter clinic that also offers
low-cost vaccinations and parasite treatment
408/683-0866 San Martin (also offers low-cost spay/neuter for owned cats & dogs; provide vouchers to vets in other cities)

Akal/Berryessa Animal Hospital

940 Berryessa Road, San Jose, CA 95133 408/453-2524 North San Jose

Animal Medical Center

1820 Hillsdale Avenue, San Jose, CA 95124 408/267-7387  

Animal Medical Clinic

1405 N. Milpitas Blvd., Milpitas, CA 95035 408/262-7190  

The Animal Clinic

45 Cronin Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95051 408/241-8200  

Bascom Animal Hospital

2175 S. Bascom Avenue, San Jose, CA 95008 408/371-5630 No feral cats-tame cats and dogs only

Bay Cities Spay/Neuter Clinic

16 Corning Avenue, Milpitas, CA 95035 408/262-2518  

Lawrence Pet Hospital

711 Lawrence Expressway, Santa Clara, CA 95051 408/296-3300 Certain Sundays only

Palo Alto Animal Services

  http://www.cityofpaloalto.org 650/496-5933  

San Jose Spay/Neuter Clinic

1780 Old Bayshore Hwy, Unit F, San Jose, CA 408/436-1740 Near Hwys 101 & 880

FERAL CAT INFORMATION/LINKS

San Francisco SPCA   www.sfspca.org 415/554-3071 Feral Cat Hotline, website info/fact sheets and advocacy
Alley Cat Allies   www.alleycat.org 240/482-1980 National feral cat advocacy and fact sheets
San Diego Feral Cat Coalition   www.feralcat.com   Feral cat advocacy and fact sheets
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary   www.bestfriends.org 435/644-2001 Feral cat advocacy - go to 'Resources' link on left of page

LOW-COST VACCINATIONS & TESTING

Also check with local veterinarians and pet stores for vaccination clinic schedules

VIP Vaccine Clinic   www.happypet.com 800/427-9738 Vaccination clinics - call for your area
Other local vaccination clinics   http://clinics.luvmypet.com 800/801-0710 Vaccination clinics - call for your area

OTHER ASSISTANCE

Feline Vet Emergency Assistance   www.fveap.org   Financial assistance for critical veterinary expenses
Peninsula Humane Society   www.peninsulahumanesociety.org 650/340-7022 Ext. 783 Behavior Helpline and Website
Humane Society Silicon Valley   www.hssv.org 408/262-2133 Ext. 753 Behavior Helpline and Website
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary   www.bestfriends.org 435/644-2001 Excellent Placement Guidelines and Information