Interested in adopting a new family member? Choose one of the search options below to view available, adoptable animals. The list of animals is typically updated every two hours; however, please note that there are occasions when the site may go offline or may not be available for updating.  

Adopting Dogs

The regular adoption fee for a dog or puppy is $114.50. Every adopted dog or puppy includes a spay or neuter surgery, Bordetella and DHPP Vaccinations, Flea and Deworming Preventative, Microchip and Rabies Vaccinations. For dogs that are four months of age or older, a one-year license is also included for City of Stockton or San Joaquin County residents.   

To increase our life-saving efforts, we regularly reduce adoption fees to increase adoptions.  

Adopting Cats

The regular adoption fee for a cat or kitten is $113.50.  Every adopted cat or kitten includes a spay or neuter surgery, FVRCP Vaccination, Flea, and Deworming Preventative, Microchip and Rabies Vaccinations. For cats that are four months of age or older, a one-year license is also included for the City of Stockton or San Joaquin County Residents.  

To increase our life-saving efforts, we regularly reduce adoption fees to increase adoptions.  

                       

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Transfer Partners

Thousands of animals arrive at our shelter each year. To find as many permanent homes for the animals as possible, we are continually looking to build relationships with additional rescue partners, locally, nationally and internationally. To become one of our transfer partners, you must be an approved non-profit 501(c)3 organization, as determined by the Internal Revenue Service, and supply us with a copy of your IRS provided 501(c)3 letter. 

If you are interested in becoming one of our transfer partners, please email us at animalservices@stocktonca.gov or call 209-937-7445 during regular business hours.