Animal Services
The Animal Services Unit works diligently to serve the public and animals of the City of Turlock in a professional and efficient manner with kindness and compassion. The staff is dedicated to providing education, protection, and the humane treatment of animals in order to insure a safe and healthy community and to promote the benefits of responsible pet ownership.

The Animal Shelter is located at 801 S. Walnut. We are open Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm, and closed Sundays and holidays. You can reach us by phone at (209) 656-3140.

For emergencies regarding aggressive, sick or injured animals, please call the Turlock Police Department at (209) 668-1200.
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SHELTER ANIMALS
View animals at our shelter, including lost animals and animals available for adoption, as well as adoption fees and rules.

LOST & FOUND ANIMALS
What do you do when your pet is lost?

MICROCHIPS
Learn about microchip implants, and how they can help return your pet if it gets lost.

DOG PARKS
Our two off-leash dog parks in Turlock for walking, recreation, training, and socialization of dogs.

ANIMAL PROBLEMS
How to deal with dog barking, animal waste, animal bites, too many neighborhood cats, and duck problems.

ANIMAL EDUCATION
Educational presentations for responsible pet ownership and bite prevention.

PET SURRENDER
In the event you must surrender your pet, we may be able to help.

LICENSES & ORDINANCES
Information about licenses and certificates, as well as animal related ordinances.

SPAY / NEUTER INFORMATION
Information about why you should spay/neuter your pet, plus low cost spay/neuter programs in the area.

VOLUNTEER
Whether cleaning cages, socializing animals for placement in new homes or helping to make an event successful, you can be a part of the life-saving work we do.
On Social Media
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Nicholas is home safe. His owner was in a car accident and he was held here at the shelter until she could recover. He is such a cutie.
Posted on Facebook 2 days ago

#a033207 Alice is a spayed 6 year old female. She has a chip and the shelter is attempting to locate the owner. If the owner is not located the cat will be placed up for adoption on 1-24-20.
Posted on Facebook 2 days ago

A033210 The little dog was found on the corner of Fulkerth/Praire Flower. Please call if this is your dog. It is being held at a private home not at the shelter.
Posted on Facebook 2 days ago
#A033202 My name is Blossom. I am a 2 year old female. I was not wearing a collar. I do have a microchip. The shelter is attempting to locate my family. I was found on Pedras/Dels. I will be available for adoption on 1-31,2020. Must provide proof of home ownership or landlord approval at the time ...
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Posted on Facebook 3 days ago

#A033200 The shelter named me Grace. I am a 2 year old spayed female. I was not wearing a collar. I do not have a microchip. I was found on Florence/Grant. I will be available for adoption on 1-25,2020. Must provide proof of home ownership or landlord approval at the time of adoption.
Posted on Facebook 3 days ago
Placed with rescue
Posted on Facebook 3 days ago

#A032969 The shelter named me Frost. I am a 6 year old male. I was not wearing a collar. I do not have a microchip. I was found on Canal/Daubenberger. I have been available for adoption since 12-17-19. I walk well on a leash, good with children and very sweet. I don't care for cats so will nee...
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Posted on Facebook 3 days ago

All of the animals in this album have been adopted from our shelter. Thank you to the families that have chosen to adopt not shop for their new best friend.

All of the animals in this album have been reunited with their owners. Please have your pets micro chipped and wear their licenses at all times.

#A033197 The shelter named me Zina. I am a 5 year old female. I was not wearing a collar. I do not have a microchip. I was found on Diffiani/Zina. I will be available for adoption on 1-25,2020. Must provide proof of home ownership or landlord approval at the time of adoption.
Posted on Facebook 4 days ago

#A033199 The shelter named me Niner. I am a 6 month old male. I was not wearing a collar. I do not have a microchip. I was found on Linwood/English. I am being held at a private home. Please call the shelter if this is your pet.
Posted on Facebook 4 days ago

#A033195 The shelter named me January. I am a 2.5 month old female. I was not wearing a collar. I do not have a microchip. I was found on Laurel/High. I will be available for adoption on 1-25,2020. Must provide proof of home ownership or landlord approval at the time of adoption.
Posted on Instagram 4 days ago

#A033195 The shelter named me January. I am a 2.5 month old female. I was not wearing a collar. I do not have a microchip. I was found on Laurel/High. I will be available for adoption on 1-25,2020. Must provide proof of home ownership or landlord approval at the time of adoption.
Posted on Facebook 4 days ago

Happy adoption day! Thank you for adopting your pet from the animal shelter.
Posted on Instagram 4 days ago

#A033172 The shelter named me Ash. I am a 4 year old
neutered male. I was not wearing a collar. I do not have a microchip. I was found on Colorado/Main. I will be available for adoption on 1-22,2020. Must provide proof of home ownership or landlord approval at the time of adoption.
Posted on Instagram 4 days ago

#A033193 The shelter named me King. I am a 4 year old male. I was not wearing a collar. I do not have a microchip. I was found on Denair/Starr. I was running with my buddy Koda. I will be available for adoption on 1-25,2020. Must provide proof of home ownership or landlord approval at the time of ad...
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Posted on Facebook 4 days ago

rescued
Posted on Instagram 4 days ago
#A033188The shelter named me Miss Ellie. I am a 2 year old female. I was not wearing a collar. I do not have a microchip. I was found on N. Tully/Canal. I will be available for adoption on 1-24,2020. Must provide proof of home ownership or landlord approval at the time of adoption.
Posted on Facebook 4 days ago

#A033188The shelter named me Miss Ellie. I am a 2 year old
female. I was not wearing a collar. I do not have a microchip. I was found on N. Tully/Canal. I will be available for adoption on 1-24,2020. Must provide proof of home ownership or landlord approval at the time of adoption.
Posted on Instagram 4 days ago



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