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Animal Services

Moreno Valley Animal Services offers a wide range of services, including dog licensing, low-cost spay/neuter programs and vaccination services. Dogs and cats are available for adoption at the animal shelter for a nominal fee.

Animal Shelter

Special News & Events

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Clear the Shelters: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

Cat and Dog adoptions are just $20 during this special adoption event. Cost includes spay or neuter surgery, vaccines and HomeAgain microchip. Pets adopted that have not been altered will stay for surgery and will be available to go home on the afternoon of of the day surgery is scheduled.

When: September 11
Time: 10am–3:30 pm 
Location: Moreno Valley Animal Shelter

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Animal Shelter is Now Open

The shelter is now open to the public with regular hours.

ADOPTIONS: All of our animals available for adoption are listed on All animals will have a date | time when they become available for adoption.


Dog Licensing

All dogs four months and older in the City are required to be licensed.

Get a Dog License

Animal Clinic

The City has a full-service animal clinic with low-cost vaccines and spay/neuter services.

Visit the Animal Clinic


Adopt your next pet from our animal shelter.

Get Adoption Info

Lost Pets

The City provides access to Pet Harbor for you to search for a lost pet.

Search for Lost Pet

Protect Our Burros

Although they are rugged, strong and can withstand any of Southern California’s weather conditions, the burros face danger every day due to humans. So it’s up to us to protect them.  Learn how you can help — and what to do if you see an injured burro.
Protect Our Burros

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Helpful Links

For Pet Owners

Shelter Services

  • Microchip ($16 total fee)
  • Cat Trap Rental (limited availability)— $52 deposit; $12/week

Help Us!

The Moreno Valley Animal Shelter has many opportunities for shelter volunteers and those who would like to help animals in other ways. Check it out...