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Sutter County Animal Shelter in Yuba City, California operates as part of the city’s Animal Control Association, serving all areas of Sutter County, Yuba City, and Live Oak. Their open-admission policy means all animals, regardless of medical or behavioral issues, will be taken in and given shelter.
Sutter County Animal Shelter's dedicated team is committed to finding loving forever homes for all of the healthy, adoptable animals in their care. Each year they rescue more than 3,600 dogs, cats, small mammals, and even farmyard animals! Adoptions are also available to out-of-state residents.
Their impressive 11,334 square foot, state-of-the-art facility boasts of the following features:
Are you ready to support the life-saving work Sutter County Animal Shelter does? Consider adopting a new four-legged friend today.
Keep reading below for more information on their adoption process and fees.
Interested in adopting a new companion from Sutter County Animal Shelter? Here's how it works:
Adoption fees at Sutter County Animal Shelter are as follows:
Adoption fees for dogs and cats includes any necessary vaccinations and a refundable spay/neuter deposit of $40.
If you're adopting a dog that's 4+ months old, you also need to purchase a Sutter County Dog License at the time of adoption.
Our writing team is hard at work researching this shelter's adoption process and fees, so this page will be updated soon!
In the meantime, here's some nice-to-know info that applies to nearly every animal shelter, humane society, and rescue.
Because shelter dogs are full of love!
Is it because they know you saved them and love you harder for it?
I can't say for certain, but yes.
Jokes aside, there are three things all shelter dogs need to thrive in their new home:
Older shelter dogs, generally 1+ years old, may have experienced a lot of trauma, which often results in one of 8 common behavioral issues:
These issues are correctable! Your dog isn't broken, they're just damaged. You can fix them with enough love, patience, and a good training plan.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, finding good dog trainers can be hard. Like everything else, dog training is moving only. but there are great online dog trainers that are proven to work and can help get your new pup on the right path.
You can learn a lot about an animal welfare organization just by looking at their name.
Adoption processes vary drastically from organization to organization, but here are some general tips that apply in most instances. Note that we'll use the term "shelters" here for simplicity but it includes all types of rescue organizations.
If you have any questions about adopting an animal (what you'll need, what to expect, etc.) feel free to contact the PetLists team!
If you're looking to adopt a new dog, our Dog Adoption Guide is a must-read. It has everything you need to know about bringing a shelter dog home:
And we're adding new guides all the time.