STOCKTON -- The City and County Animal Shelter reopened its doors on Tuesday, after closing for three days when one dog came down with a bacterial infection commonly known as Strep Zoo.
City of Stockton/San Joaquin County Animal Shelter - Lost Dogs
STOCKTON — Just three years ago, only three of every 10 stray dogs and cats brought to the Stockton Animal Shelter left alive, but the news has dramatically improved since then, according to data recently released by the south Stockton facility.
Stockton, California - Pet Adoption
Murrell said the situation is improving, pointing most specifically to assistance provided since 2012 by the San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. According to Murrell, Stockton's shelter took in more than 11,000 cats and dogs in 2012 and again in 2013. She said the shelter only was able to save 30 percent of those animals in 2012 but boosted the figure to 50 percent last year.
Animal License Information - City of Stockton, CA
I foster Border Collies for Northern California Border Collie Rescue and the Stockton Animal Shelter Friends. Normally I have 2 Border Collies fostered at any one time. Fosters get extensive individual attention and are socialized and trained based on their needs and abilities. The only requirement is that they are safe and can comfortably live in a in door home environment with 2 adult dogs.The Stockton Animal Shelter can house as many as 200 dogs and as many as 150 cats, depending on the season, Zimmerman said. Currently, the shelter is at capacity.The County does not operate an animal shelter. Instead, pursuant to FAC 31106 the Animal Services Division, through the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office, contracts with the City of Stockton for sheltering services of impounded animals. The City of Stockton provides for sheltering of dogs and cats.