Due to the potential for heavy rain forecast for Tuesday night, the Santa Barbara Humane Society will be open early and late for free emergency boarding for dogs and cats Monday the 19th and Tuesday the 20th. Evacuees can come as early as 8AM. Please call if you will be arriving after 5pm, so that we can expedite the process for you.
You can reach us at (805) 964-4777.
For questions about evacuating please call the hotline at (805) 681-4332.
Storm Update: Pre-Evacuation Advisory can be found here: https://local.nixle.com/alert/6465473/
The Santa Barbara Humane Society is open to take in dogs and cats from evacuation areas effective immediately. Please bring your vaccination records or be prepared to call your vet for verbal confirmation. We will vaccinate upon intake for animals who are not up-to-date or are without records.
All other small animals can be accommodated at Santa Barbara County Animal Services (right next door to us on Overpass Road).
Horses and other large animals can be taken care of at the Earl Warren Showgrounds.
If you are unable to evacuate your animals, please call the hotline (805) 681-4332 for assistance.
Please heed all warnings from Santa Barbara County for your safety and the safety of your pets!
Register for emergency alerts at awareandprepare.org to stay up to date with text and email alerts for evacuations.