East County Animal Shelter

A 4595 Gleason Drive, Dublin, CA 94568 shelter helping to find loving homes for dogs, cats, rabbits, small animals, birds.

Pets at East County Animal Shelter

  • Any
  • Any
  • Baby
  • Puppy
  • Kitten
  • Young
  • Adult
  • Senior
  • Any
  • Male
  • Female

This shelter hasn't posted any pets that match these criteria.

Areas East County Animal Shelter Serves

We receive and house stray animals from the cities of Dublin, Pleasanton, Livermore, and all unincorporated parts of Alameda County (Castro Valley, San Lorenzo, unincorporated Hayward, unincorporated San Leandro, and Sunol).

You are not required to live within our area of jurisdiction to adopt from us, but you must be able to visit the shelter in person to meet your prospective pet and to complete the adoption process.

East County Animal Shelter's Adoption Process

*While we do update our web listings frequently, if you see a pet online that you are interested in, it is recommended that you call the shelter to make sure that that pet is still available, or visit our facility at 4595 Gleason Drive, every day 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

*We are not able to place holds on any pets.

Adoption Fees:

Cats and kittens:
$35.00 Adoption fee (includes FVRCP vaccination, deworming, and microchip including registration), plus $75.00 for neuter (males) or $100.00 for spay (females).

Dogs and puppies:
$35.00 Adoption fee (includes DA2PP, Bordatella, and Rabies vaccinations, deworming, and microchip including registration), licensing fee (see below), plus one of the following for spay or neuter surgery:
$125.00 for males under 65 lbs
$150.00 for males 66-100 lbs
$185.00 for males 101-120 lbs
$150.00 for females under 49 lbs
$175.00 for females 50-100 lbs
$210.00 for females 101-120 lbs

Licensing fees for dogs and puppies (over three months of age):
City of Dublin residents: $10.00
City of Livermore residents: $15.00
City of Pleasanton residents: $3.50
Unincorporated Alameda County residents: $10.00

Rabbits and Pocket Pets: $25.00 Adoption Fee

*All adoptions include a free vet exam, redeemable within two weeks of the adoption date, and a temporary leash (dogs) or cardboard carrier (cats and rabbits).

Other Policies:

*All dogs/puppies and cats/kittens must be altered (spayed or neutered) before the pet can go home with you. If the pet that you adopt is not yet altered, we will schedule your new pet an appointment at the time of adoption for it to be altered at the neighboring spay/neuter clinic. This means that not all pets adopted will get to go home the same day.

*For prospective dog adoptions where there is already an existing dog or dogs in the home, there will need to be a mandatory dog introduction before we can proceed with the adoption. If you are adopting a dog, and have a cat at home, please make staff aware of this prior to adoption.

*Most of our pets come to us as strays, therefore we are unable to guarantee the health, temperament, or age of any adopted pet. Pets are adopted "as is."

*Payment methods that we accept are exact change cash, money order, or check with i.d. and current address imprinted on the check. We do not accept credit or debit cards, and cannot accept business checks or out of state checks. If you are paying by cash, we are not able to make change.

About East County Animal Shelter

The East County Animal Shelter receives and houses stray animals that are found within our jurisdiction (Dublin, Pleasanton, Livermore, and all unincorporated areas of Alameda County). Our primary function is reuniting lost pets with their current owners, however adoptable pets that go unclaimed will be made available for adoption to new homes. The shelter is operated by Alameda County Sheriff's Office Animal Services division, which provides animal control field services for the city of Dublin, and all unincorporated parts of Alameda County. If you have found a lost pet, the telephone number for our field services dispatch is 510-667-7763.

Come Meet East County Animal Shelter's Pets

All adoptions take place in person at the East County Animal Shelter. Our address is 4595 Gleason Drive, Dublin, CA 94568. Our phone number is 925-803-7040. We are open seven days a week (excluding county holidays) from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Please arrive early enough to give yourself time to get acquainted with your prospective new pet before we can begin the adoption paperwork.

Please note: We do not post pets as available for adoption until their stray hold period has ended. Because of this, there are always more pets available for viewing at the shelter than are currently listed online. All pets listed online have fulfilled their legal stray hold and are now available for adoption.

East County Animal Shelter's Adopted Pets

See Adopted Pets List

Make a donation to East County Animal Shelter to help homeless pets find homes

Donated items may be dropped off at the shelter during business hours. Items we are always in need of are: dry cat and dog food, canned cat and kitten food, rabbit pellets and hay, dog treats, towels and blankets, small dog and cat beds, cat toys, Kongs, dog collars and leashes. Other items appreciated as well! We ask that all monetary donations be made to the Tri-Valley Animal Rescue, a local rescue group that serves as an invaluable asset to our animal shelter! Donations can be made through their website (www.TVAR.org) or dropped off in person at the East County Animal Shelter.