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Location: 1331 South Street, Hollister, CA 95023
Phone:  831.636.4320
Email: shelter@hollister.ca.gov

Hours (subject to closure for emergency calls)

  • Open
    • Monday and Tuesday 10:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wednesday 10:00am - 7:00pm
    • Thursday and Friday 10:00am - 5:00pm
    • Open every 1st and 3rd Saturday of each Month 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Closed
    • Sunday and Holidays

The City of Hollister Police Department's Animal Care & Service Bureau was established in 1982.

The Animal Care & Service Bureau provides animal control services within the City of Hollister and the County of San Benito. The City of Hollister Police Department's Animal Care & Service Bureau is responsible for impounding stray or lost animals, cruelty investigations, rabies control, dog license sales, lost pet reports, 24-hour emergency services, enforcing local and state ordinances, operation of the animal shelter, educational programs, and administering the animal adoption program. The Animal Shelter serves as a safe haven for thousands of domestic animals who are lost, abandoned, neglected, or unwanted. The shelter cares for approximately 3,500 animals each year.

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