We are an all-volunteer, non-profit animal shelter formed in 1986 to find homes for the dogs, cats lost within our city limits. We are a California non-profit 501-C3 corporation # 33-0192138 so all donations are tax deductible.
We are always in need of volunteers and have many areas in which you can share your talents. Please attend one of our volunteer classes to get started. More information is available on our website.
Since we subsist solely on donations, your support is greatly appreciated. Please visit our website to make a donation and to read our "wish list."
Come Meet Our Pets...
You can meet all of our wonderful animals at our center. We are open 7 days a week and can also arrange an appointment for you, if you are unable to visit us during regular business hours.
Mon-Wed-Fri 1pm-5pm Tues & Thurs 2pm-4pm Sat & Sun 11am-5pm
Our Adoption Process...
Adoption Fees Dogs $120, Puppies under 6 months $160 Cats $50 over 5 years Cats between 6 months-5 years $75 Kittens under 6 months $115 * See our website for periodic adoption promotions and specials.**
Dog adoptions include a written application and an on site interview. All family members, including other resident dogs, must meet the new dog.
The adoption process for cats and kittens includes: A detailed application. An interview with the potential adopter(s). And a home visit, in some circumstances.
To ensure the best possible match for our cats and kittens, all applications are reviewed by our adoption committee and determination can take up to 48 hours.
Thank You! Your message has been sent to Seal Beach Animal Care Center.
You'll receive a copy, too, at
to help you keep track of which pets you've inquired about, and which shelters and rescues you've emailed.
NOTE: Some shelters have physical locations you can visit; some of these shelters may only have pets for a limited time, so please do not wait for a reply—just go visit the shelter!
Other organizations are rescue groups run by busy volunteers who may take a while to reply. You can find information about the shelter or rescue group caring for this pet, and their adoption procedures,
on the pet's details page on Adopt-a-Pet.com.