Project PetSafe

Santa Maria Shelter



Santa Maria Animal Center
548 W. Foster Road

Santa Maria, CA 93455
Phone: (805) 934-6119

Shelter hours:

Office: Monday thru Friday 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; 
            Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Adoptions: Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.;
                    Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

To get there:

From Highway 101, take the Clark Avenue exit toward Orcutt. Continue on Clark Avenue to the Hwy 135 (Broadway) exit toward Santa Maria. 

From the Hwy 135 turn left on to West Foster Road. The second left turn will take you to the Animal Center at 548 W. Foster Rd.

County of Santa Barbara – Legal Holidays

January 1st ** New Year’s Day Closed
Third Monday in January Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Closed
February 12th ** Lincoln’s Birthday Open
Third Monday in February Washington-Lincoln Day Closed
March 31st ** Cesar Chavez Day Open
Last Monday in May Memorial Day Closed
July 4th ** Independence Day Closed
First Monday in September Labor Day Closed
September 9th ** Admission Day Open
Second Monday in September Columbus Day Open
November 11th ** Veterans Day Closed
Fourth Thursday in November Thanksgiving Day Closed
Fourth Friday in November Thanksgiving Day, Friday Closed
December 25th ** Holiday Closure Closed

Legal Holidays are established by Sec 6700 et seq GC and RES 88-451 CoC (Memorandum of Understanding)

**If the holiday falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday is a holiday

**If the holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is a holiday