Animal Shelter


Please visit the county’s Coronavirus website for situation updates and health information.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and our concern for the public and our staff’s well-being, many programs of the Napa County Animal Shelter will be temporarily suspended during the shelter-in-place order from Napa County. This will become effective tomorrow March 20th, 2020 at 12:01 AM until further notice. Animal shelter staff will continue to care for the animals during this time and we will closely monitor the needs of the public in terms of animal welfare during this emergency.

We appreciate everyone’s support and understanding during this unprecedented time. Continue to follow us on FB, IG and our county website for updates.

The following services will remain available by PHONE/APPOINTMENT ONLY:

  • Acceptance of stray dogs and any injured animals found within our jurisdiction
  • Microchipping services
  • Return to owner
  • Spay/Neuter Vouchers
  • Owner request euthanasia and disposal services
  • Owner surrender process will remain the same, we will continue to utilize a waiting list
  • License and license renewals (to be done by mail only)

Please call the office at 707-253-4382 to let us know you are here and we will provide "drive-thru" service as much as possible.

We will be TEMPORARILY SUSPENDING the following programs/services until further notice:

  • Volunteer Program (April 4th orientation has been cancelled)
  • Adoptions
  • Meet and Greets
  • Acceptance of healthy adult, stray cats
  • In kind donations (unless we put out a call for a specific item)


Our mission is to serve our community by providing for a safe and healthy environment for our citizens and their animals while promoting animal welfare and education about responsible pet ownership.

Photo Gallery

See pictures of some of the animals adopted out of our animal shelter.

Programs & Services  

  • Pet Adoptions
  • Lost and Found Pets
  • Dog License Information
  • Disaster Kits
  • Vaccination Clinics: Please visit the Napa Humane website for information on weekly actual-cost rabies vaccinations and other low-cost services or VIP Petcare Services for additional clinic dates and locations (including weekends).
  • Kennel Permits: The Napa County Animal Shelter permits and inspects kennels with five or more animals. If you wish to open a shelter you need to start with your local planning department for appropriate land use permits. A condition of approval of that use permit will be that you obtain a kennel permit from the Animal Shelter.
  • Cat Trap Rental Agreement (PDF): The Napa County Animal Shelter will rent traps for cats. If you are having a problem with feral cats in your neighborhood you can partner with us and agree to trap the feral cat and have it returned to the same neighborhood after it is spayed or neutered. Call the Animal Shelter for more information on this program.


Thank Yous

Napa County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center would like to thank the following businesses and organizations for partnering with us to make our shelter successful and for providing supplies and services for all of our animals:  

  • A big thank you to our local Bay Area and Napa Valley rescues and animal shelters for their assistance in animal welfare.  It takes a village!
  • Napa Valley Dog Training Club, Inc.-$10 gift certificate toward a training class with each dog adopted
  • Critter Comforters- hand made comforters and blankets for all our adoptable animals
  • Dog World- grooming services to our adoptable animals that need to be ‘trimmed up’
  • Sally Seymour of Seymour & McIntosh Photography for donating their professional services and providing portraits of our adoption animals
  • Pet Food Express for their partnership in the Adoption Coupon Program and continued support.
  • Bissell Pet Foundation:  host of Empty the Shelter, grants, fundraising, Bissell products.