Due to COVID-19, these services to the public are currently suspended. Our vaccination clinics will not occur on the first Wednesday evenings of the month, nor the third Saturdays of the month, per the usual schedule. Our spay and neuter services are currently unavailable until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Western Riverside County/City Animal Shelter
6851 Van Buren Blvd
Jurupa Valley, CA 92509
(951) 358-7387 (PETS)
Toll-free: 1-888-636-7387 (PETS)
Fax: (951) 358-7300
- Owner Redemptions
- Pet Relinquishment
- Stray Turn-Ins
- Field Services
- License Inspection
- Humane Euthanasia - Only for animals that are irremediably suffering (as determined by our veterinary staff)
- Volunteer Services
- Shot Clinics Vaccinations
Public Shelter Hours and Adoptions
Merritt Pet Wellness CenterLow Cost Spay & Neuter Clinic
Low cost spay and neuter surgeries for dogs and cats are offered to pet owners. Click here to schedule an appointment.
- Tuesday - Friday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Thursday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Closed 12 noon to 2 p.m. for lunch
- Closed Saturday, Sunday, Monday & Holidays
Vaccine/Shot Clinic Hours
- First Wednesday of every month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Third Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Monday - Friday only, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- After hours emergency answering service (951) 358-7387
- Closed Holidays
Field Services Hours
- Monday - Saturday: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Stand-by Officer on duty during all off hours.