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News and Announcements


Looking to adopt a new family member?  Call for an appointment to visit the shelter and see which furry friend is waiting to leave THEIR paw prints on YOUR heart.


We are currently taking appointments for our Saturday vaccine clinic. 

Please call (626) 286-1159 for all appointments.

We are not currently taking any appointments

for spay/neuter services.

We will begin to accept appointments as our capacity increases.

Appointment Based Services

SGVHS has implemented an appointment based system for non-emergency services.  Why?  The primary benefits are :

  • Less stress for the animals as the shelter is quieter.

  • More personalized care for the animals, increasing their adoptability.

  • Less waiting time for visitors to the shelter.

  • More personalized service for visitors.

  • More work satisfaction for staff as they focus on the animals and working for great adoptions or returning the animals to their owners.

Featured Pets



Bridgett  is a female, 7-year-old German Shepherd Mix ! 


She is a very mellow dog, and loves relaxing and sunbathing.

She is eligible for our Senior to Senior Discount, which means if a senior human adopts Bridgett they will get a discounted adoption rate. 


If your interested in Bridgett, call the front office at (626) 286-1159 for more information. 



Saturn  is a female, 1-year-old old rabbit. She can be somewhat shy at first, but once she gets to know you, she is sweet and friendly.


If your interested in Saturn, call the front office at (626) 286-1159 for more information. 






Neutron  is a male, 6-year-old Pit Bull Terrier  with a very handsome grey and white coat! 


Neutron is an active dog, looking for an active family to go on hikes, walks and play with. He would do well with a family willing to give him some training as well.


If your interested in Neutron, call the front office at (626) 286-1159 for more inforamtion.   








Siblings Picasso and Ginny

Both Picasso and Ginny are 11-month-old, domestic short-haired cats. They were abandoned outside the shelter and it is believed that they may be brother and sister as they came to the shelter together.  Both cats love to play and be petted and would make a wonderful addition to any family. They can be adopted separately or together since they do get along well with each other. We do have a Buddy discount for adopting more than one animal at a time so if you want to adopt both of them, be sure to ask about that! If you think Picasso or Ginny or perhaps both would be a great addition to your family, please contact the front office at (626) 286-1159.

Picasso ID#48035                                                                                       Ginny ID# 48034

Simba  is a 12 year old male, long-haired orange and white cat that was recently surrendered by his owner to the shelter.

He loves people and loves being petted and hanging out on human laps. Since Simba is a Senior, she is eligible for the shelter’s Senior for Seniors Discount, which means if a Senior human adopts her, they will receive a discounted adoption rate.

If you think Simba would be a great addition to your family, please contact the front office at

(626) 286-1159




how you can help

Many of you have asked how you can help during this time so we put a list together below. Most importantly, ADOPTIONS are still being coordinated! Please call us at 626-286-1159 between 8am and 5pm to discuss the adoption application and make a Meet & Greet appointment. Thank you all and please be safe ❤️

🐾 PayPal Donations - We understand this is an uncertain time but if you are able to donate monetarily, please use the PayPal link. 

🐾 Amazon Wishlist - Our Amazon wishlist is updated frequently to reflect the items we need most. We are ALWAYS in need of non-clumping cat litter; we are also still in need of sensitive food for dogs (see wishlist). As a precaution, we will not be accepting in-person donations until further notice.

🐾 Amazon Smile - The shelter will receive 0.5% when you select San Gabriel Valley Humane Society as the charity of your choice through Amazon Smile. All products, prices, and shopping features remain the same at no extra cost to you. Every bit counts!

🐾 WoofTrax Walk For A Dog App - This is a FREE app for your phone that can be used to raise funds for the shelter just by walking your dog. The app counts your steps similar to a Fit Bit. Download in the App Store.

🐾 Ralph’s - Sign up for Ralphs Community Giving Program, and designate SGVHS (NPO 94102) as your donor organization. The shelter will receive a percentage of eligible purchases every time you use your Ralph’s card!

🐾Social Media - Please share, share, share! We are relying on social media now more than ever to bring our adoptable animals to the attention of their future furever families. Follow us on Instagram @sgvhumanesociety and please subscribe to our YouTube channel, SGV Humane Society.


🐾Donate a Vehicle - Donating your car, truck, van, SUV, boat, motorcycle, ATV, RV, trailer or airplane has never been easier! Simply visit https://careasy.org/nonprofit/San-Gabriel-Valley-Humane-Society to donate, or call CARS (Charitable Adult Rides and Services) at 877-721-7387 and specify your donation for San Gabriel Valley Humane Society.


Found a Healthy Cat or Kittens that Live outside?

Please don't kitten-nap: Watch and wait!

🐾 In order to  comply with the #SaferAtHome directives, we have temporarily suspended elective surgeries, which includes spay and neuter and TNR. Due to this situation, we will not be accepting cats/kittens that live outside, unless they are SICK or INJURED.

🐾 FIND A LITTER: BE A SITTER!  Mother cats often leave kittens for hours at a time, and will likely return soon. The only time to interfere is when you are sure the kittens are ORPHANED (left alone for over 8 hours), INJURED or ILL, and in that case, please give us a call at (626) 286-1159.

🐾 If you think kittens have been abandoned, you can help support us by raising them in your home!

For more information on caring for kittens, visit the Kitten Lady web site at:  https://www.kittenlady.org/webinar





Due to Covid 19 restrictions, all events are postponed until further notice,

we thank you for your support!

future events

We appreciate your help, no donation is too small!

1. Dog Food (wet and dry)

2. Cat/Kitten Food (wet and dry)

3. Cat Litter (non-clumping type)

4. Amazon Gift Card

5. Home Depot Gift Card

You may donate via our Amazon Wishlist.