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Sacramento Spca

Rating: 4.77 stars   53 reviews 6,436

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6201 Florin Perkins Rd Sacramento CA 95828 USA


Established in 1894, the Sacramento SPCA is dedicated to fostering a loving and compassionate community for animals and people by providing assistance, creating lifelong relationships, and saving lives.


In addition to other exciting benchmarks, the Sacramento SPCA recently expanded its Senior Services Program to include free monthly pet vaccination clinics, in-home pet care for qualified seniors, fee-waived pet adoptions for those 65 and older, a senior pet food bank, and more. We are grateful to our supporters, volunteers and staff for making this program and so many others possible.

Target demographics:

animals and the people who love them

Direct beneficiaries per year:

33,000 animals including our spay/neuter clinic and animal adoptions

Geographic areas served:



High-volume spay/neuter clinic Adoptions Senior services Humane Education Dog training and pet behavior assistance Free pit bull spay/neuter program Volunteer program Foster care and rescue programs Special events Low-cost vaccination clinics Feral cat TNR program

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Reviews for Sacramento Spca

Rating: 5 stars  

The Sacramento SPCA has a wonderful staff. As a foster parent, I rely on them immensely. They are always there for the animals and me. The care that each staff member and volunteer provides is the best. Additionally, the Sacramento SPCA nurtures a community of staff, volunteers and people that promotes the best in these animals and us.

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I have been a Volunteer at the Sacramento SPCA for over a year and a half. I have been active with the Kitty Foster Program, the Kong Brigade for the dogs, the Senior Vaccine Clinic, We Pay to Spay program and several events. There are so many ways to put your skill sets to use. What an amazing organization. The staff is great and very supportive. It is all about the animals. Love this place. I am very happy and proud to be a Volunteer for the SSPCA.
Manina Machemer

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I’ve volunteered at the Sacramento SPCA for 5 years. I’m impressed with the SSPCA’s efforts to provide education and support for our community’s pet owners. A good example is the Senior Vaccine Clinic which provides free vaccines. Without this program, many seniors would not be able to get their pets vaccinated because their budgets just don’t allow for that cost.
Also, I participated in their excellent training classes when we adopted a dog who happened to have a few behavioral quirks. The training staff develop a training plan to manage and improve those issues and provided additional support as needed.
The shelter staff is very conscientious in performing their duties and never fail to express their appreciation for the support provided by volunteers. Working with an A-1 volunteer team and getting loved by all the animals makes the SSPCA a very fun place to volunteer.

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Rating: 5 stars  

Motivated staff administration and volunteers especially seen in smaller functions like Yappy Hour as well as traditional functions like the galas they do good work for much needed role in animal welfare

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Rating: 5 stars  

I'm retired and love volunteering with Sacramento SPCA. There are a variety of things I can do to help out and my schedule can be very flexible. We get really good training before starting any new work and they both solicit and appreciate our input. The staff is very dedicated and the other volunteers seem to love their work. It's wonderful to spend time with the dogs while they're waiting for their new family to find them. Just a great place to help out.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I have been a volunteer with the SSPCA for the past 18 years and have spent the last 12 years as a foster parent. I have watched this organization blossom into what they are today. The foster care program is so well organized and the coordinator it top notch! I have learned so much about animal care through this program and my children have been able to experience the joy of helping animals in need. Here's to another 18 years!

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Rating: 5 stars  

My wife and I both are foster parents and volunteer for them. I am new to this but am still very impressed by the organization and management of Sac SPCA. The services they offer and the work they do is just amazing.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I foster kittens for them. They are very good, uv also adopted from them. Had my cat his whole life.

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Rating: 5 stars  

My wife and I have attended almost all of the SSPCA fundraisers for the last several years including the Galas), the new Yappy Hours, and the Doggy Dash at Land Park, among others, and have found that the SSPCA people are uniformly warm and welcoming and dedicated to their vocation of helping with the care and safety and comfort of the animals they rescue. The donations go right to our local area and take care of the needs of the Sacramento community and animal lovers. We will be lifelong participants and donors.

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Rating: 4 stars  

Volunteering for this organization has been so rewarding. Giving time to help these animals who come from all kinds of places. This truly non-profit organization works tirelessly to help these animals and I have been very lucky to be able to help them.

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