Companion Pet Assistance 

C.A.R.E.4Paws provides critical services to community members in need to ensure they don't have to relinquish their beloved companions to a shelter. We distribute emergency pet food for families in need through several Pet Resource Centers countywide as well as during special events and in limited supply through our mobile clinic. Find all access points below. 

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Access points:  

 

Community Pet Resource Centers
At our many resource centers, pet owners in need can pick up food and supplies and sign up for critical mobile clinic services. The resources Santa Barbara County Animal Services' shelter in Lompoc, Santa Maria and Santa Barbara are operated in partnership with SBCAS CAPA - Non-Profit Organization and four other agencies: Animal Shelter Assistance Program (ASAP), Bunnies Urgently Needing Shelter (BUNS), K-9 PALS and Santa Barbara County Animal Care Foundation


Lompoc
 
  • Santa Barbara County Animal Services shelter, 1501 W. Central Avenue (Tuesdays, 2:30pm to 4:30pm or call 805-737-7755)​
     

  • Bridge House, a Good Samaritan Shelter, 2025 Sweeney Road (call first, 805-735-4390)
     

Santa Barbara/Goleta​​

  • Santa Barbara County Animal Services shelter, 5473 Overpass Rd (Monday-Saturday, 9am to 4:45pm, closed from 11am to noon, 805-681-5285)
     

  • Santa Barbara Rescue Mission, 535 E. Yanonali Street
     

  • Isla Vista Community Service District, 970 Embarcadero Del Mar (Wednesday and Friday from 12:30pm-2:30pm)
     

  • Showers of Blessing, 6586 Picasso Road
     

  • Unity Shoppe, 1209 State Street/1401 Chapala Street
     

Santa Maria
 

  • Good Samaritan Shelter, 401 W. Morrison Avenue, #C (Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:00pm-5:00pm) 
     

  • Santa Barbara County Animal Services' Santa Maria Animal Center, 548 W Foster Road (Monday-Saturday, 9am to 4:45pm, closed from 11am to noon, 805-934-6119)​
     

Solvang & Santa Ynez Valley
 

  • Santa Ynez People Helping People, 545 N. Alisal Road (Monday through Thursday from 8am-5:30pm)

C.A.R.E.4Paws' Mobile Veterinary Clinic 

We carry a limited supply of pet food for emergency situations during Mobile Pet Wellness Clinics.
 

Mobile Pet Meals
Based on the need, we can deliver pet food to homes of senior and disabled community members as well as senior centers and homeless shelters. Contact 805-968-2273 or info@care4paws.org for more information. 

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Want to help? 


Drop off pet food
We love to receive donations of dry and canned pet food (unopened bags of pet food only, please) at any of the below locations. We can only accept new pet supplies, such as beds, blankets and pet jackets.

  • ASAP (Animal Shelter Assistance Program), 5473 Overpass Rd, Santa Barbara
     

  • Advanced Veterinary Specialists (AVS), 414 East Carrillo Street, Santa Barbara
     

  • Animal Medical Clinic, 1037 Casitas Pass Road, Carpinteria
     

  • C.A.R.E.4Paws' Mobile Clinic
     

  • Dioji K-9 Resort & Athletic Club, 7340 Hollister Ave., Goleta, and 22 E. Yanonali St., Santa Barbara
     

  • Healthy Pet, 3018 State St, Santa Barbara
     

  • La Cumbre Feed, 3652 Calle Real, Santa Barbara
     

  • Monighetti's Farrier, Feed & Pet, 37 Industrial Way #107, Buellton
     

  • Montecito Pet Shop, 2020 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara
     

  • Plaza Deli, La Cumbre Plaza, Santa Barbara
     

  • Santa Barbara County Animal Services' shelters in Santa Barbara (5473 Overpass Road), in Lompoc (1501 W Central Avenue) and Santa Maria (548 W. Foster Road)
     

  • Santa Barbara Humane's shelters in Santa Barbara (5399 Overpass Road) and Santa Maria (1687 West Stowell Road)
     

  • Santa Ynez Valley Humane Society in Partnership with Dog Adoption Welfare Group (DAWG), 111 Commerce Drive, Buellton

Give a monetary gift 

Shop and have the food delivered to us!

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Organize a pet food drive 

Get your coworkers, friends or school/classmates together for a food-raising challenge. Set a goal for your group and let us know when you have reached it so we can feature and thank you and your pets on social media. Contact wendy@care4paws.org for more information. 

A heartfelt thanks to Dioji K-9 Resort & Athletic Club, Plaza Deli, Montecito Pet Shop, ResQcats, La Cumbre Feed, Santa Ynez Valley Humane Society/DAWG, ASAP, Santa Barbara County Animal Services, CAPA, Advanced Veterinary Specialists, Animal Medical Clinic, Healthy Pet, Lompoc’s Home Depot, Roots Dispensary, Hardy Diagnostics, Coldwell Banker Realty in Montecito, Deckers, Santa Barbara Humane, George Pet Shop, Ventura’s PetSmart, among many other generous contributors.