Humboldt Spay Neuter Network

Humboldt Humane Spay and Neuter

Interesting/Educational Links about Pet Ownership
Checklist of Documents for Pet Ownership

AAHA Guide - Selecting the Right Veterinarian

Chemicals And Allergen Safety for Pets

Equipment Safety for Pets

Pet Mental Health - Preventing Loneliness

Reading the Body Language of Dogs

Understanding Cat Expressions
Adopting a Pet During Recovery
Pets and Substance Abuse Prevention
Vaping Around Pets
Making Birdhouses with unused material at home
Pet Friendly Housing
More Pet Friendly Housing

​Traveling with Pets
The Complete Guide to Airlines & Hotel Policies, Helpful Tips and Discounts

Kimbers K-9's
Canine Pet Massage & Obedience Trainer

Sequoia Humane Society
6073 Loma Avenue, Eureka
Services: adoption, low-cost spay/neuter vouchers, education/information. The shelter accepts owner-surrendered animals on a space available basis; owners must call in advance for an appointment.

Humboldt County Animal Shelter
Sheriff’s Animal Control Division
980 Lycoming Avenue, McKinleyville
Services: adoption, dog licensing, lost & found. The shelter receives found/abandoned animals. Animal abuse reports are filed with the Sheriff’s office.

Heart of the Redwoods Horse Rescue
(no public shelter facility)
Services: adoption, rehabilitation, training, rescue. They provide a sanctuary for abused horses. Rehabilitated horses are available for adoption.

Companion Animal Foundation
88 Sunny Brae Center, Arcata
Services: adoption, spay/neuter assistance offered for owned and feral cats. They are located in their thrift shop and offer adoptable cats/kittens.

Friends for Life
(no shelter facility)
Services: adoption, spay/neuter assistance. Their “matchmaker” program links people wanting a dog or cat with people wanting to relinquish an animal. They also operate a limited foster care program.

 Bless the Beasts
(no shelter facility)
Services: adoption and spay/neuter cats/kittens, especially feral. They foster feral kittens and provide long-term care for a limited number of cats. They also provide spay/neuter and trapping assistance for feral cats.

Humboldt Spay/Neuter Network
(no shelter facility)
Services: spay/neuter. It is a collaborative organization promoting spay and neuter for companion animals. They currently provide spay/neuter assistance to feral cat caretakers.

Humboldt Wildlife Care Center
(no public shelter)
Services: They care for and release injured wild animals, including birds. They do not work with deer, bears, or mountain lions.

Department of Fish and Game
619 /2nd Street, Eureka
Poachers & Polluters tip hotline 888-334-2258
Maintains native fish, wildlife, and plant species. Local office handles licensing, tags, and permits.

The following are national animal welfare resources that may be of interest to you. is an on-line adoption service featuring dogs and cats from affiliated shelters on the North Coast and across the country. Users can search for pets by gender, size, and other criteria. Miranda’s Rescue is a affiliated shelter.

ASPCA ~ American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

HSUS ~ Humane Society of the United States

PETA  ~ People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

American Veterinary Medical Association

Veterinary Medicine Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

National Animal Poison Control Center
(888) 426-4435    ($60 consultation fee charged to a credit card)

Gourmet Pet Treats
P.O. Box 2176
McKinleyville, CA  95510
Heartfelt Foods Gourmet Pet Treats is located in Northwest California's beautiful Humboldt County where we manufacture organic grassfed all-meat jerky-stick dog treats. Using only all natural local free-range Humboldt Grassfed Beef we combine human food-grade ground beef with organic grassfed beef heart and liver. That's it!