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$50 helps us find a new loving home for a shelter pet.
Thank you!

Please click on the Donate button above to help us save animals.

The Pet Care Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the advocacy of shelter animals in Los Angeles City and County Shelters. All donations are tax deductible.

To find a pet near you, please go to or in Los Angeles.

Animal Cruelty

Animal Cruelty is a Felony Offense!

• Owning or training dogs for fighting is a felony punishable by up to two years in prison and a fine up to $50,000. Penal Code 597.5

• It is a crime to torture, wound or kill an animal. Penal Code 597

• It is a misdemeanor to carry or cause an animal to be carried or left in a vehicle in a car on a hot day without ventilation. The car can be impounded. Penal Code 597a

• Failure to care for animals or abandoning them in buildings or confined area without food, water or shelter is a misdemeanor. Penal Code 597.1 and 597s

• Dogs kept outdoors cannot be tethered and must be provided access to a dog house, food, and water at all times. LAMunicipal Code 53.70

To report animal cruelty call LAPD, LA Dept. of Animal Services,
Animal Cruelty Task Force at 213-847-1417

Puppy Mills

The Humane Society of the United States has some helpful guides that will give you ideas on how you can help dogs in puppy mills. First, "An Advocate's Guide to Stopping Puppy Mills" is a good place to start with many ideas that can propel you into action. And, "A Guide to Using Local Ordinances to Combat Puppy Mills" is designed to help you work for the passage of local laws in your own community that will improve the lives of dogs in puppy mills.


In addition to the LA City, Beverly Hills City and West Hollywood City Channels, you can now watch our

To see The Pet Care Foundation's TV show, ADOPT A PET TODAY, click here to go to YouTube.

It's a 30 minute show so there are 2 editions. You can also see our PSA’s there too.

Adopt me now! This pet is ready to be adopted from Los Angeles Animal Services.
Just click on the photo for more information.
Los Angeles has 12 City and County Shelters full of wonderful pets. You can view these pets and find a location near you by visiting: for the City and for the County.

For very adoptable dogs and cats visit the Lange Foundation at

Free spay/neuter for homeless, feral and stray cats in Los Angeles, and low-cost services for tame cats

For assistance in keeping your pet call 213-403-0129 for free spay/neuter, vaccinations,
licensing fees, fence/gate repair, dog training, some vet care, and tenant/property
owner negotiations. Your call will be returned within 48 hours.