Our mission: To rescue dogs and cats and find them new, loving homes

Pets In Need was established in 1965 with one goal: to save the lives of animals in need. We are Northern California’s first “No-Kill” animal shelter, which means that we place into loving homes all dogs and cats that come through our doors.

Vision statement:
We envision a world where all dogs and cats are given a safe, loving home

Core Values:
* Promote the no-kill philosophy through words and actions
Save the lives of more animals through partnerships and collaborations
Provide the highest quality treatment for animals under our care
Offer affordable programs and services to all Northern California residents
Play a leadership role in adoptions
Be good stewards of the organization’s resources

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Monthly Adoptions

The more adoptions we complete, the more animals we’re able to save each month. Our goal for April was 37 pets and we adopted out 45! Yay, us!! Our current goal for May is 47! See below for furry friends that have found their forever homes.

 Click here to see them all!

Homer Lyle Kitya

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Milo the Brave

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Remember Milo the Brave? Well, he’s doing AMAZING and you can check out his day-to-day life with his family on his own personal page! Check It Out!

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Available Pets

Updated: 5/27/2015

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We can’t say enough good things about our volunteers. We don’t know where we’d be without them!

We’re always looking for new additions to our volunteer team

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veterinary services

Free Spay and Neuter Clinic

On-site and off-site spay and neuter services available.

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