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How do I adopt a dog or cat?
Follow this link to learn about the adoption process. Please allow at least an hour to ensure you select the purrfect pet.  If you are adopting a dog and already have a dog at home, please bring your dog for a "meet and greet" to ensure the dogs are compatible.


Adoption Process

How do I become an Animal Care volunteer?
The volunteer program is coordinated by the Solano County Sheriff, and includes an extensive background investigation. Please follow the link for additional information on how to become a volunteer.


Volunteer Program

How do I contact Animal Control to report vicious, stray, or injured animals?
The telephone number is (707)784-4733.

How do I contact the Animal Shelter?
The Solano County Animal Care facility is located at 2510 Clay Bank Road in Fairfield. The telephone number is (707)784-1357.

Solano County Animal Care
2510 Clay Bank Road
Fairfield
CA 94533

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How do I donate to the Animal Shelter?
There are several ways to donate to the Animal Shelter

1. Donate Money: 100% of your donation directly benefits the animals of Solano County. Donating is easy. Just use your debit or credit card to make your donation.

To make a donation https://paydirect.link2gov.com/SolanoAnimalCareDonations

2. Donate Time: Be a volunteer or foster an animal in need of special care

Volunteer Program

Foster Program

3. Donate Items: The Animal Shelter is always in need of dog and cat food; blankets and towels; grooming supplies; collars and harnesses; and cat litter. You can bring your items to the Shelter during normal business hours.



How do I license my dog?
All dogs in Solano County must be licensed. Licensing locations and required paperwork can be found at http://www.petdata.com/for-pet-owners/sln/license-in-person

How do I report an animal bite?
Contact Animal Control at (707)784-4733

Is there a website where I can view animals available for adoption?
Animals currently available for adoption can be viewed at PetHarbor.com or PetFinder.com. To view upcoming special events, check out the Animal Care facility's Facebook page

I've found a lost pet. What should I do?

There are two options:

  1. You can surrender the animal to the Animal Care facility located at 2510 Clay Bank Road in Fairfield.
  2. You can keep the animal at your residence. If you choose this option, please make every effort to locate the owner. At a minimum, take the animal to the Animal Care facility or your neighborhood veterinary clinic and have the animal scanned for a microchip. Also, please contact the Animal Care facility (707)784-1357 to report the found animal.



Solano County Animal Care
2510 Clay Bank Road
Fairfield
CA 94533

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My pet is missing. What do I do?

  1. Check for found animals at PetHarbor.com . Other useful websites include FindingRover.com, LostMyDoggie.com, LostMyKittie.com, and Petfinder.com 
  2. Go to the Animal Care facility at 2510 Clay Bank Road in Fairfield to walk through the kennels and to complete a lost pet report. You can also call the facility at (707)784-1357 to report your lost pet.


Solano County Animal Care
2510 Clay Bank Road
Fairfield
CA 94533

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What are the current fees?
Adoption fees are set each year by the County Board of Supervisors. Follow this link to see the fees currently in effect. However, the Board of Supervisors has also authorized the Animal Care facility to run several adoption specials throughout the year. Call (707) 784-1357 to see if there is an adoption special in effect when you're ready to look for a pet.


Fees

What is the return policy if my pet adoption does not work out?
Return 0-21 days following adoption: Full refund
 
Return 22-60 days following adoption: No refund
 
Return greater than 60 days following adoption: A surrender fee will be charged.


When is the Animal Shelter Open?
Tuesday through Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Closed for lunch 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed for lunch 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Closed Sunday, Monday, and all County holidays.


Where can I adopt a pet
The Solano County Animal Care facility is a great place to find a dog or cat in need of a furever home. All animals are spayed/neutered, current with their vaccinations, and microchipped.

The facility is located at 2510 Clay Bank Road in Fairfield.

Hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (closed for lunch 1 p.m. through 2 p.m.) and Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed for lunch 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.).

Solano County Animal Care
2510 Clay Bank Road
Fairfield
CA 94533

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Where can I get my pet spayed or neutered?
The Solano County Animal Care facility offers low cost spay/neuter procedures. Follow the link for additional information or call the clinic at (707)784-4720. Fees vary based on procedure type and animal weight. Unfortunately, the Animal Care facility cannot perform procedures on animals weighing more the 75 pounds.


Spay/Neuter Clinic

Where can I get my pet vaccinated and/or microchipped?
The Solano County Animal Care facility offers low cost vaccinations and microchip services. Follow the link for additional information or call the clinic at (707)784-4720.


Vaccination Clinic

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