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San Clemente-Dana Point Animal Shelter
Pet Project Foundation Website (Link)

Why License Your Dog? Click here (PDF)

Phone Number:
(949) 492-1617

General Manager:
Kimberly Cholodenko

San Clemente- Dana Point Animal Shelter
221 Avenida Fabricante
San Clemente, CA 92672

From I-5 Freeway, head east on Avenida Pico
Right on Avenida La Pata
Right on Calle Extremo
Right on Avenida Fabricante

Hours of Operation effective September 3rd:

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 10am - 4pm
  • Wednesday 10am - 7pm
  • Thursday - Saturday 10am - 4pm
  • Sunday 12 noon – 3pm

Frequently Asked Questions:

I want to adopt a pet. What do I do and how much does it cost?
To adopt a new pet, the first step would be to visit the San Clemente-Dana Point Animal Shelter. The front desk at the Animal Shelter will assist with the procedure and paperwork involved in the adoption.

Dogs cost $125
Puppies 4 months and under cost $150
Cats cost $100
Kittens 4 months and under cost $150
Rabbits cost $45

Adoption fees for other small pets vary. An adoption application must be completed prior to adopting any animal.

Do I need a pet license, and how do I get one?
Pet owners are required to obtain a dog license when the pet is 4 months of age.
To get a dog license, call the shelter at (949) 492-1617.

I lost my pet, what can I do?
Call and visit your local animal shelter (949) 492-1617.

I was bitten, what should I do?
Seek appropriate medical attention as necessary. Contact the shelter at (949) 492-1617.
Get the correct address where the animal lives so that Animal Services may quarantine the pet.
Call us immediately if the dog is still running loose.

I found a stray dog, what should I do?
Please contact the shelter to make arrangements for the dog to be picked up.

How can I find out more about the San Clemente-Dana Point Animal Services Authority?
Please come visit us at the shelter, or contact us at (949) 492-1617 for more information.

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