Orange County
Animal Shelters

Adopt a pet today! Visit one of Orange County's Animal Shelters where you will find a number of wonderful rescued animals looking for a family of their own.

Love Australian Shepherds or maybe a Pug? If you have a specific breed of dog in mind, jump to our Dog Rescues Page, where you will find breed specific dog rescues across California.

Consider giving a loving home to a furry friend in need. He or she will thank you for it!

And don't forget to visit Pet Adoption Lifeline...a guide to adopting a new pet into your family.

Mission Viejo Animal Shelter

28095 Hillcrest
Mission Viejo, CA
(949) 470-3045

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 11:00am to 4:00pm
Wednesday: 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Where Marley was adopted :)

San Clemente - Dana Point Animal Shelter

221 Avenida Fabricante
San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 492-1617

Monday: Closed
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 10:00am to 4:00pm

Wednesday: 10:00am to 7:00pm
Sunday: Noon to 3:00pm

C.A.R.E. - Capistrano Animal Rescue Effort

30303 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 (949) 240-1735

Irvine Animal Care Center

6443 Oak Canyon
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 724-7741

Weekdays: 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Weekends: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Closed: Tuesdays and holidays

Laguna Beach Animal Shelter

20612 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 497-3552

Daily: 11:00am to 4:00pm
Play Yard Hours: 11:00am to 2:00 pm

Mojeska Ranch Animal Rescue

(714) 649-4406

Cat Adoptions:
Noon to 3:00pm 
PetSmart Rancho Santa Margarita (30515 Avenida de las Flores)
PetSmart Lake Forest (El Toro Road at Rockfield)

Dog Adoptions:
Regularly scheduled, dates & times posted on website
PetSmart Rancho Santa Margarita (30515 Avenida de las Flores)
PetSmart Lake Forest (El Toro Road at Rockfield)

Newport Beach Animal Shelter

2075 Newport Blvd
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 644-3299

Orange County Animal Care Center

561 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 935-6848
(949) 249-5160

Daily: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am to 7:00pm

Seal Beach Animal Care Center

1700 Adolfo Lopez Drive
Seal Beach, CA 90740
(562) 430-4993

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, Thurday: 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am to 5:00pm

The Animal Rescue Site