Turlock Police Department
Pet Surrender / Disposal
In the event that you must surrender your pet please call the shelter nearest you to see if there is a rescue group that can place your pet. If your pet is already spayed or neutered, current on vaccinations and friendly the chances increase, for a new family adoption.
Kitten $ 5.00
The shelter provides the service of euthanasia for the sick and elderly pet at the same cost of surrender. Please call
ahead to arrange this service.
It is illegal
to bury your pet on your property in the City of Turlock, due to possible water table contamination. (Turlock Municipal Code Section 6-1-409
To have an owner-owned cat or dog disposed of is $20.00 for a pet over 40 pounds, and $10.00 for a pet under 40 pounds. The pet must be brought into the shelter and staff will assist you when you arrive.
In the event that you can not transport your deceased pet to the shelter an additional $20.00 fee will be assessed to pick up the pet. We can not guarantee when we can pick up your pet. Therefore, we strongly encourage that you bring your pet to us.