It's a Party!

Bring the whole family to our Open House

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Find Your Best Buddy

Life is just better with a dog. Especially in Santa Barbara.

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Best Friends Forever

Waiting for you at the Santa Barbara Humane Society

Contentment, Friendship Every Day

We Care About Your Pet. And About You.

Learn about our veterinary clinic services, all delivered with a healthy dose of TLC.

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The Perfect Pet for the Perfect Family

We’ll find the right pet to complete your picture-perfect family.

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Your new best friend is waiting for you.

At the Santa Barbara Humane Society!

Commitment & Care

Are you seeking a dog who’s always ready for a hike or a swim? Or a laid back cat who just wants to snuggle? Count on us to help you find your perfect match.  And for the entire community, we offer vital, low-cost pet vaccinations, spay & neuter services, boarding and training.

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5399 Overpass Road

Santa Barbara, CA 93111

(805) 964-4777

Shelter Hours

Monday – Saturday 10 am – 5 pm

News & Events

Come to Our Open House – May 7th!

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Clinic Now Offering Nail Trims for Dogs and Cats

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Check out our Staff Spotlights for Interviews and Photos!

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Lucy is ridiculously smart—I’m convinced she understands the complete English language, and as a result she has us trained already. As you know she has quite the expressive personality and isn’t shy about letting us know what she wants and when she wants it. She does it in such a sweet way it’s never pushy—she just melts us!

Jenny & Rex

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Find your ideal companion today at the Santa Barbara Humane Society.



We help you find the dog or cat with the perfect personality for you and your lifestyle.

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We’re here for all local pet owners with boarding & clinic services, training and tons of great resources.

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We count on a generous community to enhance the lives of our animals while they await their forever home.

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