Stray or Found Dogs - Stanislaus County - Animal Services

Patton disagreed with comments that people who can’t afford to adopt pets won’t have resources to care for the animals. She’s not concerned because the county has few animal cruelty cases and the Modesto shelter doesn’t have a high rate of returns, such as when people are given fluffy animals as Christmas gifts.

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At the Stanislaus Animal Services Agency in Modesto, California, volunteer and animal advocate Nancy Klein had been leaving the shelter Saturday evening at closing time when she saw a dog clinging to his owner as the devoted pup was being surrendered.

Address: 3647 Cornucopia Way Modesto, CA 95358

Animal Shelter Design - Stanislaus County Animal Services Facility - Modesto, CA The biggest highlight she’s sharing in her annual report, she said, is that 4,743 animals left the shelter in 2015-16 thanks to rescue groups that include the , in Shingle Springs, locally based , in Modesto, in Patterson, the and , in Albany and in Woodland Hills.

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Baur worries that with property values going up, the county and city of Modesto – joint owners of the Finch Road facility – will want to raze the shelter and sell the land. She said she would rather see another animal group move in, and said she would leave hoses, nozzles, shade screens and other equipment if she knew that was the case.

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There are too many stray cats in my neighborhood can you pick them up and take them?
These cats are referred to as community cats. It is up to the neighborhood to help control the population. If you live in the jurisdiction of Stanislaus Animal Services (Modesto, Ceres, Hughson, Patterson, Waterford, or with a County address in an unincorporated area) Cats over 4 pounds can be taken to the shelter on Cornucopia Way in Modesto where if healthy will be spayed/neutered, vaccinated and ear-tipped and returned to their native environment to live without reproducing. Residents in these areas are responsible for trapping and getting cats to the shelter to participate in this program.Stanislaus Animal Services Agency is located at 3647 Cornucopia Way in Modesto. The shelter is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.Dante came into rescue in March 2009 as a stray from the Modesto / Stanislaus County animal shelter, was adopted out to Lizanne in April 2009 and passed away in May 2017 at the age of 8.5.