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. 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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#A035469 the shelter named me Petunia. I am 2 year old female. I was not wearing a collar or have a microchip. I was abandoned in a hotel room. I will be available for adoption on 4-30-21 @ 10:00 a.m. on the date of availability if not reclaimed by my owner. FIRST CALL first pick of available pets on the date of availability only. No pre- appointments will be issued or holds. Must have proof of home ownership or rental agreement at time of adoption. All other adoption guidelines.
Posted on Facebook 2 days ago

#A035458 the shelter named me Hunter. I am 3 year old male. I was not wearing a collar or have a microchip. I was found on Donnely Park/Hawkeye. I will be available for adoption on 4-24-21 @ 10:00 a.m. on the date of availability if not reclaimed by my owner. FIRST CALL first pick of available pets on the date of availability only. No pre- appointments will be issued or holds. Must have proof of home ownership or rental agreement at time of adoption. All other adoption guidelines.
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#A035457 the shelter named me Sprout. I am 3 year old female. I was not wearing a collar or have a microchip. I was found on Donnely Park/Hawkeye. I will be available for adoption on 4-24-21 @ 10:00 a.m. on the date of availability if not reclaimed by my owner. FIRST CALL first pick of available pets on the date of availability only. No pre- appointments will be issued or holds. Must have proof of home ownership or rental agreement at time of adoption. All other adoption guidelines.
Posted on Facebook 2 days ago

City of Turlock - Turlock Animal Services added a new photo. April 19 at 2:38 PM Happy adoption day
Posted on Facebook 3 days ago

If this is your pet please contact the shelter immediately. This dog is not in the Turlock Animal Shelter and will not be available for adoption. It was found in the Turlock area near US99 and Fulkerth. The dog was picked up by a truck driver and transported to another location outside of our area. We are assisting another agency in hopes to finding this dog's family.
Posted on Facebook 3 days ago

City of Turlock - Turlock Animal Services added a new photo with Jennifer Prothmann. April 19 at 2:21 PM Rescued!!!
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City of Turlock - Turlock Animal Services added a new photo. April 19 at 2:18 PM Aladin has been placed with rescue. He will be getting a new home once he feels comfortable and is ready to bond with a family.
Posted on Facebook 3 days ago

#A035450 the shelter named me Laverne. I am 10 year old female. I was not wearing a collar or have a microchip. I was found on Broadway/Market. I will be available for adoption on 4-22-21 @ 10:00 a.m. on the date of availability if not reclaimed by my owner. FIRST CALL first pick of available pets on the date of availability only. No pre- appointments will be issued or holds. Must have proof of home ownership or rental agreement at time of adoption. All other adoption guidelines.
Posted on Facebook 3 days ago

#A035451 the shelter named me Orchid. I am 3 year old female. I was not wearing a collar or have a microchip. I was found on Broadway/Market. I will be available for adoption on 4-22-21 @ 10:00 a.m. on the date of availability if not reclaimed by my owner. FIRST CALL first pick of available pets on the date of availability only. No pre- appointments will be issued or holds. Must have proof of home ownership or rental agreement at time of adoption. All other adoption guidelines.
Posted on Facebook 3 days ago

#A035437 the shelter named me Sugar. I am 2 year old female. I was wearing a camo collar and do not have a microchip. I was found on S. Laurel/Castor. I will be available for adoption on 4-19-21 @ 10:00 a.m. on the date of availability if not reclaimed by my owner. FIRST CALL first pick of available pets on the date of availability only. No pre- appointments will be issued or holds. Must have proof of home ownership or rental agreement at time of adoption. All other adoption guidelines.
Posted on Facebook 8 days ago

#A035437 the shelter named me Sugar. I am 2 year old female. I was wearing a camo collar and do not have a microchip. I was found on S. Laurel/Castor. I will be available for adoption on 4-19-21 @ 10:00 a.m. on the date of availability if not reclaimed by my owner. FIRST CALL first pick of available pets on the date of availability only. No pre- appointments will be issued or holds. Must have proof of home ownership or rental agreement at time of adoption. All other adoption guidelines.
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