Animal Shelter and Adoptions

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The Newport Beach Animal Shelter is located at 20302 Riverside Drive in Newport Beach.

The Newport Beach Animal Shelter offers its services, such as redemption of animals by their owners or viewing animals available for adoption, by appointment only.  Please call the shelter at 949-718-3454 to inquire about making an appointment.  Community members wishing to donate items to the shelter may leave the items outside of the shelter's gate for collection.

Animal Adoptions

Available Animals
Adoption Fees
Finding an Animal to Adopt
Animal Adoption Application

Support the Shelter

There are several ways to support the Newport Beach Animal Shelter. Donations of supplies, funds, and time are gladly accepted, following the guidelines below.

Supplies
Monetary Donations
Volunteering

Animal Shelter Fees

The following fees (which have been established by City Council resolution or State law) are charged to redeem impounded animals or surrender a pet:

  • Impound fee: $55
  • Daily board & care: $25 per day
  • State-mandated unaltered fine for dog or cat (first impound): $35
  • State-mandated unaltered fine for dog or cat (second impound): $50
  • State-mandated unaltered fine for dog or cat (third or subsequent impound): $100
  • Owner surrender: $100
  • Veterinary medical expenses: Actual cost