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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PET ADOPTIONS
View animals available for adoption, as well as adoption fees and rules.

LOST & FOUND ANIMALS
View animals that we have found or have been reported as lost by their owners.

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.
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Please call the shelter if this is your pet. You must identify. The dog is being held at a private home.
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All of the animals in this album have been placed with new families. Thank you for adopting your new best friend.
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Cookie is home safe and sound, thanks to her microchip.
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#6-41 Shepherd male approx. 1 year old. No chip or collar. Found on Lander/Linwood. Available for adoption on 6-22-18 if not reclaimed.
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Tyson has been reclaimed. Will be going home soon with a new chip, license and neutered.
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#6-37 TERRIER MIX, FEMALE APPROX. 1 YEAR OLD. NO CHIP OR COLLAR. FOUND ON SANTOS. AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION ON 6-21-18 IF NOT RECLAIMED.
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#6-38 BRUNO IS A TWO YEAR OLD NEUTERED MALE. HE IS GOOD WITH CHILDREN & OTHER DOGS. HAS BEEN AN OUTSIDE DOG. AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION ON 6-19-18. ***FREE TO SENIOR OR VETERAN.
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Bella has been adopted. Thank you to our volunteer groomer for getting her cleaned up for her new family.
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#6-36 Terrier mix, male approx. 1 year old. No collar or chip. Found on S. Beech. Available for adoption on 6-21-18 if not reclaimed.
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All of the animals in this album have been placed with new families. Thank you for adopting your new best friend.
Posted on Facebook 6 days ago

Please leave your pets at home. Do not leave in a car unattended for even a few minutes. Please don't walk you dogs on the sidewalk or asphalt. Keep your pets hydrated and offer shade/air condition to keep cool. Longer coats shoud be groomed to help your pet handle the hot days ahead. If you see ...
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Thumper has found a new home to snuggle in.
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#6-33 Mastiff, male approx. 2 years old. No chip wearing a black nylon collar. Found on E. Hawkeye. Weighs 116 pounds. Available for adoption on 6-19-18 if not reclaimed.
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#6-31 Shepherd mix, female approx. 1 years old. No chip wearing a blue collar. Found on Mae. Available for adoption on 6-16-18 if not reclaimed.
Posted on Facebook 7 days ago

Happy adoption day, thank you for adopting your new best friend from our shelter.
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Reunited
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#6-28 Terrier mix, female approx. 1 year old. No chip or collar. Found on Lambert. Available for adoption on 6-16-18 if not reclaimed.
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#6-27 Pit bull, male approx. 2 years old. No chip or collar. Found on Lambert. Available for adoption on 6-16-18 if not reclaimed.
Posted on Facebook 7 days ago

Happy adoption day. Thank you for adopting a shelter pet.
Posted on Facebook 8 days ago



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