Pet Care Resources

k-9_pals_logo K-9 PALS (K-9 Placement & Assistance League, Inc.) is the all-volunteer non-profit organization for dogs located at the Santa Barbara County Shelter. K-9 PALS works with County Animal Services to provide care and services to stray and abandoned dogs, and to find new homes for adoptable dogs accepted by Animal Services. K-9 PALS does not directly accept dogs. Quarantined and protective custody dogs remain under the jurisdiction of Animal Services. (805) 681-4369
Buns_logo BUNS (Bunnies Urgently Needing Shelter) is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization that cares for stray and abandoned rabbits at the Santa Barbara County Animal Shelter. BUNS does not directly accept rabbits. (805) 683-0521
DAWG_Logo DAWG (Dog Adoption & Welfare Group) is a volunteer-run, non-profit group with its own shelter. It is located near the Humane Society and the County Animal Shelter. DAWG specializes in taking dogs from the County Shelters to create more space for incoming dogs. They also work with dogs in need of special medical treatment, training and rehabilitation, and fund a free spay/neuter program for pit bulls and pit bull mixes. (805) 681-0561
Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network is a nonprofit, volunteer group that rescues and rehabilitates injured wild birds and small mammals in Santa Barbara County, California. (805) 966-9005
All For Animals All For Animals is a resource for animal lovers in Santa Barbara, California. The site offers information on animal testing, its alternatives and cruelty-free living.
resqcats_logo ResQCats is a non-profit sanctuary dedicated to the rescue, care and adoption of abandoned cats and kittens in Santa Barbara. (805) 563-9424
SY Valley Humane Society The Santa Ynez Valley Humane Society is a non-profit organization, dedicated to the care and placement of homeless animals in the Santa Ynez Valley and surrounding areas.
Kitten Rescue Kitten Rescue is a Los Angeles-based organization dedicated to finding loving homes for needy cats and kittens.
ASPCA_logo The mission of The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is to promote humane principles, prevent cruelty, and alleviate fear, pain, and suffering in animals. 
Care4paws_logo C.A.R.E.4Paws (Community Awareness, Resources & Education) works to reduce pet overpopulation, keep animals out of shelters, and improve quality of life for pet families in need on the Central Coast. Its critical services include free and low-cost spays/neuters, veterinary care, and vaccine events in C.A.R.E.4Paws’ own mobile veterinary clinics; distribution of pet food and supplies; support for pet families exposed to domestic violence through Safe Haven; and Paws Up For Pets humane education. Contact: [email protected], (805) 968-2273
The mission of Companion Animal Placement Program (CAPA) it to provide all animals that pass through the Lompoc Animal Shelter with humane care while working to find them a permanent loving home. We strive to make Lompoc Animal Shelter a no-kill shelter for all adoptable and treatable animals. 
sbhslogo The Santa Barbara Humane Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is a privately supported non-profit agency dedicated to the welfare of all companion animals that share the world with us. (805) 964-4777
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