Animal Friends Rescue Project
Dedicated to finding good permanent homes for abandoned, stray, and abused companion animals and ending the pet overpopulation crisis through focused spay/neuter programs.

Golden Oldies Cat Rescue
To be a resource and advocate for older cats in Monterey County. Cats who at risk of euthanasia in shelters or whose guardians can no longer care for them are placed in temporary foster homes until they find permanent loving homes -enriching the lives of both the cats and their new humans.

FoCAS - Friends of Community Animal Services
To adequately fund and support the protection, shelter and care of lost and abandoned animals throughout Monterey County.  Works with shelters and community organizations to reduce pet overpopulation, promote adoption of shelter pets and reduce the tragic euthanasia of adoptable animals.

Max's Helping Paws
Works to help reduce economic euthanasia by providing financial assistance grants to pet owners in need in Monterey County. Focus on urgent & emergent care, as well as, diagnostics and stabilization needs in some cases.

Monterey County Animal Services
To protect, promote, and enhance the health, safety, and quality of life for companion animals and people within Monterey County.

Papillon Center for Loss & Transition
The Pet Bereavement Support Program offers a place to learn about your grief and to discuss tools to manage your experience, in addition to the community of others missing a dear pet. Losing a treasured animal companion can be as every bit as painful as losing a dear friend or member of the family.  

Peace of Mind Dog Rescue
Dedicated to finding new loving homes for dogs whose senior guardians can no longer care for them due to illness, death, or other challenging circumstances, and to finding homes for senior dogs in animal shelters.

Helping Paw Program - The Helping Paw program assists seniors, hospice patients and other pet guardians facing challenging times in keeping their beloved dogs and cats, and provides a bridge to help them stay together as long as possible.

When people are physically or financially unable to care for their pets, Peace of Mind Dog Rescue would like to lend a helping paw.

South County Animal Rescue
South County Animal Rescue was established to provide a no-kill, safe-house facility for domestic animals. Our goal is to significantly reduce the homeless population of domestic animals in South Monterey County through safe rescue and adoption services, awareness, and education, in hopes of promoting responsible animal ownership and husbandry. We strive to provide access to low-cost spay and neuter programs for domestic animals and establish a trap-neuter-release program for feral cats.

SPCA for Monterey County
Mission is to assure compassionate and humane treatment of all animals in our community. Offers a wide variety of services, including low cost spay, neuter and vaccination services, wildlife rescue and rehabilitation, disaster preparedness and response, affordable and fun dog and puppy training classes, animal cruelty and neglect investigation and rescue, sheltering of lost pets, and much more.

SPCA Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Center

Each year, The SPCA Wildlife Center admits over 3,000 animals for treatment and care. The species of animals received ranges from large animals such as bobcats, deer, opossums, hawks, owls, and pelicans, to small animals, including squirrels, turtles, hummingbirds, swallows, and more.

Serving the entire Monterey County area, the Wildlife Center provides a resource for people who encounter wildlife in need while also providing care for exotic pet animals that are lost or surrendered to The SPCA. In addition to receiving animals brought in by the public, Wildlife Center staff members are on call 24 hours a day, every day of the year, to respond to wildlife emergencies and provide transport and care to animals in distress.






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