Participating Animal Groups
Animal Shelter Assistance Program (ASAP)
The mission of ASAP is to save the lives of cats in Santa Barbara County by providing shelter, veterinary care, behavioral support, adoption and foster services, education and community outreach. Visit ASAP's adoption page.
Aussie Rescue Networking Group
Aussie Rescue Networking Group works to rescue, rehome and rehabilitate abandoned and neglected dogs through networking and collaboration. The team helps community members rehome their pets and find resources in times of personal or local crisis. Visit ARNG's adoption page.
Bunnies Urgently Needing Shelter (BUNS)
BUNS is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to the care and welfare of rabbits and guinea pigs. BUNS works to find bunnies and guinea pigs permanent homes, and educates the public on caring for their guinea pig and rabbit companions. Visit BUNS' adoption page.
Santa Barbara County Animal Services
Santa Barbara County Animal Services has dogs, cats, bunnies and other animals for adoption by appointment at its shelters in Santa Barbara, Lompoc and Santa Maria. To adopt or learn more about any of the listed pets, call the shelters in Santa Barbara, (805) 681-5285, Lompoc (805) 737-7755 and Santa Maria, (805) 934-6119.
Santa Barbara Humane
On February 1, 2020, the Santa Barbara & Santa Maria Valley Humane Societies merged, creating the largest nonprofit animal welfare organization in the county that serves through sheltering, medical care, rehabilitation and compassion. Visit Santa Barbara Humane's adoption page.
Santa Ynez Valley Humane Society (SYVHS) & Dog Adoption Welfare Group (DAWG)
SYVHS in partnership with DAWG serves Santa Barbara County by providing and promoting humane care of companion animals and preventing overpopulation through low-cost spays/neuters, clinic services and adoptions. Visit SYVHS/DAWG's adoption page.
Spark Rescue is an all-volunteer, registered charitable animal rescue organization in Santa Barbara.
The group offers cat and dog adoptions in a shelter-free, foster-based environment. Visit Spark Rescue's adoption page.