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Lost and Found Pets

Procedures To Follow

Have you lost a pet and don't know what to do?

Have you found a pet and don't know what to do?

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The Sacramento County Bradshaw Animal Shelter is one of Northern California’s largest shelters. See how you can help.

Finding Rover

Pet Facial Recognition

Search Sacramento County Animal Care for your Lost Pet.

Use a photo of your found or lost pet and see if your pet has been found by anyone in the Finding Rover Community.

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*The shelter is closed to visitors. However, Walk-in Licensing & Citation Services are available during the hours below. Adoption appointments are required. Please call (916) 875-2287 between 9:30am and 3:30pm (excluding ​Mondays and holidays).


Noon - 4:30 p.m.
Noon - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday Noon - 4:30 p.m.
Friday Noon - 4:30 p.m.
Sat / Sun Noon - 4:30 p.m.

​​​​​​​​We appreciate your patience during our modified COVID-19 operations​.

For Your Information

Contact Us

Contact Us

Hours: Tu-Su Noon-4:30p; Adoption process stops 30 mins before closing.

Online Pet License

Online Pet License

License now! It's fast and easy.

Donate a Pet Bed

Donate a Pet Bed

Give the gift of comfort to a shelter dog or cat. Your bed donation will help to keep homeless pets comfortable.

Lost/Found Pets

Lost/Found Pets

Have you lost your pet or found someone’s? Find out what to do.