Frequently Asked Questions

Q: My pet got hurt and I can’t afford the vet, help!

A: Hi, you can give our Community Veterinary Clinic a call at 707-284-1198 or email them at to chat with someone about possible care.

Q: Do you do spay and neuter surgeries?

A: We are currently doing spay/neuter surgeries by appointment. For more information and to book an appointment visit: or call (707) 284-3499 and please leave a message if there is no answer.

Q: What are your hours? What is your phone number?

A: Santa Rosa (707) 542-0882 Tues–Sat 12pm–6pm, Sun 12pm-5pm
Healdsburg (707) 431-3386 Mon–Sat 11pm–5pm

Q: What is your address?

Santa Rosa shelter- 5345 Highway 12 West, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
Healdsburg shelter- 555 Westside Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448

Q: Are you a no-kill shelter?

A: The Humane Society of Sonoma County is a no-kill shelter. This means that all healthy and treatable animals leave our shelter through adoption or other placement programs. We reserve euthanasia only for terminally ill animals or those considered dangerous to public safety.

Q: I found a hurt bird/baby birds/bird eggs, what do I do now?

A: Thank you for looking out for the bird/eggs! You can give the Bird Rescue Center a call at 707-523-2473 or the Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue at 707-992-0274 to get information on what to do.