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State Humane Association of California - Membership

2015 Members

Amador County Animal Control
American Humane Association – Film & TV Unit
Animal Place
Animal Samaritans SPCA, Inc.
Animal Welfare Information and Assistance, Inc.
A-PAL Humane Society of Amador County
Apple Valley (Town of) Animal Services Dept.
Bakersfield Animal Control Services (City of)
Berkeley Animal Care Services

Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society
Burbank Animal Shelter (City of)
Butte County Animal Control
Carpinteria (City of) Animal Control
Central California SPCA
Chula Vista Animal Care Facility
Clovis Animal Services
Coastal Animal Services Authority
Contra Costa County Animal Services Department
Corona Animal Services & Enforcement (City of)
Dinuba Police Department
East Bay SPCA
El Cajon (City of) Animal Control
El Dorado County Animal Services
Elk Grove (City of) Animal Services
Found Animals Foundation
Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter
Gridley Biggs Police Department
Haven Humane Society
Hesperia (City of) Animal Services

House Rabbit Society
Humane Animal Services
Humane Society of San Bernardino Valley, The
Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe
Humane Society of the Sierra Foothills
Humane Society Silicon Valley
Humane Society of Ventura County
Inland Valley Humane Society
Irvine Animal Care Center
Irvine Police Department-Animal Services
Kern County Animal Control
Kings County Animal Services

Klinedinst PC Attorneys-at-Law, Orange County
Lake County Animal Care & Control
Lake Tahoe Humane Society & SPCA
Lathrop Animal Services
Livermore Police Dept. - Animal Control
Lodi Animal Services
Long Beach (City of) Animal Care Services
Los Angeles (County of) Dept. of AC & Control
Madera County Department of Animal Control
Manteca Animal Services Shelter
Marin Humane Society, The
Mariposa County Sheriff's Office

Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center
Mendocino Animal Care Services
Merced County Animal Control
Mission Viejo (City of)
Mono County Animal Control
Monterey County Animal Services Division
Moorpark (City of)
Moreno Valley (City of) Animal Services
Napa County Animal Shelter
Napa Humane
Nevada (County of) Animal Control
Newport Beach Animal Control
Norco (City of) Animal Control
North County Humane Society (AFAR)
Northwest SPCA

Orange County Animal Care Services
Orange County SPCA
Oxnard Police Department - Animal Safety Unit
Palm Springs Animal Control
Palo Alto Animal Services
Paradise (Town of) Animal Control
Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA

Perris Animal Control, City of
Pets In Need
Placer County Animal Services
Placer SPCA
Pleasanton Animal Services
Rancho Cordova (City of) Animal Services
Rancho Cucamonga Animal Care & Adoption Center
Rancho Mirage (City of) Animal Control
Redlands Animal Control
Redondo Beach Animal Control
Ridgecrest Animal Control
Ripon Animal Shelter
Rocklin Police Department - Animal Control
Rohnert Park Animal Shelter
Sacramento (City of) Animal Care Services
Sacramento SPCA

Salinas Animal Services
San Bernardino County Animal Care & Control
San Diego (County of) Animal Services
San Diego Humane Society and SPCA
San Francisco Animal Care & Control
San Jose Animal Care and Services
San Luis Obispo County Animal Services
Santa Barbara County Animal Services
Santa Clara (County of) Division of AC&C
Santa Cruz County Animal Services
Santa Cruz SPCA

Santa Maria Valley Humane Society
Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority

Siskiyou Humane Society
Solano (County of) Sheriff's Office Animal Care Services
Sonoma County Animal Care & Control
Southeast Area Animal Control Authority
SPCA for Monterey County, The
Stanislaus Animal Services Agency
Sunnyvale Animal Control Unit
Sunshine Haven Rescue
Sutter Animal Services Authority

Torrance (City of) Police Dept. -  Animal Control

Tri-City Animal Shelter
Truckee (Town of) Animal Control
Tulare (City of) Animal Control Division

Tulare County Animal Control
Tuolumne County Animal Control
Upland (City of)
Valley Humane Society
Ventura (County of) Animal Regulation
Victorville Animal Care and Control
Westminster Police Dept. Animal Control Unit
Woods Humane Society
Yolo County Animal Services
Yuba County Animal Care Services

Yucca Valley (City of) Animal Control Division

Updated March 3, 2015


The State Humane Association of California has over 130 members throughout California. There are two types of memberships: Organization and Affiliate.

Organization Membership

Open to organizations that are incorporated as a society for the prevention of cruelty to animals, as required under California Corporations Code section 10400 or the applicable pre-existing statutes. Organization members have voting privileges and are approved for membership after review by the Board of Directors of State Humane.

2015 Annual ORGANIZATION Membership Dues:
Dues are based on the number of full-time paid employees. Rates are as follows:

# of Full-Time Paid Employees Annual Dues
0-5 $100
6-9 $125
10-19 $175
20-29 $275
30-49 $375
50 or more $550

Download a Membership application (in PDF format)

Affiliate Membership

Those agencies and organizations not eligible for Organization membership, such as animal control agencies, police departments with animal control responsibilities, and nonprofit animal interests groups may apply for Affiliate membership. Although Affiliate members do not have voting privileges, they do receive many of the same benefits of membership as Organization members.

2015 Annual AFFILIATE Membership Dues:
Dues for Affiliate members are $140.

Download a Membership application (in PDF format)

Why join State Humane?

By joining SHAC, your organization will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Savings of 30% on the California Animal Laws Handbook and other animal care and control items.

  • Discount on registration fees for the California Animal Care Conference and other training courses.
  • Posting of your employment announcements on our website at no cost.
  • Inclusion in SHAC mailings and announcements with updates from the field, news stories, legislative alerts, and other pertinent items.
  • Information regarding legislative activity and additional representation through SHAC and the California Animal Care Coalition.
  • Knowledge that your organization’s membership helps ensure that training, resources, and networking opportunities are available to animal shelters throughout the state.
  • Voting privileges (Organization members only).

SHAC represents 100 years of advocacy on behalf of animals and the professionals who care for them.  We hope you will join us in continuing this important effort. 


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Each of the SPCAs and humane societies in the United States is individually incorporated and operated. They are not directly affiliated with each other or with any national groups, such as the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS).

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