SPCA of Mariposa

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SPCA of Mariposa County
5599 Hwy. 49 North
P.O. Box 671
Mariposa, CA 95338
Tuesday - Saturday
Adoptions: 10AM - 3PM
Yard Sale: 8AM - 3PM

Welcome to the SPCA of Mariposa County

SPCA of Mariposa County
Annual Meeting

March 21, 2018

Mariposa Masonic Hall

Guest Speaker
Animal Control Officer Staci Benedetti

Call the SPCA at (209) 966-5275 for more information.

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Meet our wonderful staff Jeanette, Donny, and Cindy!

SPCA staff

Burleigh Lockwood

Burleigh Lockwood holding elk antlers during her demonstration for the SPCA General Meeting on March 18th. Although she was detained for over two hours by a traffic accident, the members who remained enjoyed a wonderful talk.


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Kennel Renovation
Kennel renovation complete. New floors, gates, walls painted, and electrical repairs.
Thanks to all who donated food and cleaning supplies at the Christmas Open House.
Happy Holidays to all our friends.

Winter Hours
November through April

The SPCA shelter will be open Wednesday through Saturday, from 10:00am to 3:00pm. We will be closed Sunday through Tuesday. Please call us at 209-966-5275 if in doubt.

Free Coffee every Saturday morning when you shop at the SPCA Yard Sale. Come in the shelter office and enjoy a cup of coffee.

Thanks to our Business Sponsors

This new plaque on the front of the shelter office shows new business memberships. These businesses have contributed $100 each to the SPCA for their yearly dues. Roger Brunelle donated and installed the plaque.
Thank you, Mariposa business supporters.

Announcing the Juanita Moore Volunteer/Spay Neuter Program

In an effort to give back to the community, the SPCA would like to announce the new Juanita Moore Volunteer/spay neuter program. The offering of these funds is made possible through the wonderful generosity of Juanita Moore, a long-time resident of Mariposa and avid animal lover, who donated her entire estate to the SPCA.

During hard economic times, pet owners find themselves unable to afford to spay or neuter their dogs or cats. The SPCA would like to help with a new program in which owners would volunteer eight hours of work at the shelter in exchange for spaying /neutering their pets.

This work could include folding clothes or straightening the yard sale area, walking dogs, folding laundry, or brushing cats.  After the eight hours are completed, the SPCA will then pay the veterinarian who performs the surgery. If an owner is not physically able to volunteer, he or she could arrange for a friend or neighbor to do the volunteer work for them. Call the shelter for more information on how to take advantage of this program.

The SPCA also helps provide an excellent place to buy low cost clothing, including children’s clothing, coats, boots, and blankets. The yard sale has toys and books for all ages, small appliances and kitchen ware. Purchasing these items from the SPCA is the perfect way to help make ends meet these days.

Last year the SPCA found homes for 167 dogs and 114 cats. Each animal was healthy, spayed or neutered, vaccinated, and wormed. During last year’s outbreak of a fatal cat virus in the community, the SPCA cats remained healthy and unaffected, due to the outstanding management of shelter manager, Jeanette Lozano.

The SPCA of Mariposa County is famous throughout Central California for maintaining a spotless facility with healthy, socialized animals for adoption. It receives no state or local funds, but operates completely from donations and the generosity of its members. If you are a contributing member, pat yourself on the back. If you would like to become a member of this society that provides so much to Mariposa call 966-5275 or drop by the shelter.

Pioneer Market
Thank you Pioneer Market for being one of our sponsors
Save your receipts from Pioneer Market and bring them to the shelter.

Our regular hours of operation are 10 am to 3 pm, Tuesday through Saturday. We are closed Sunday and Monday. During periods of extreme heat and winter storms the Shelter hours may change. Please call ahead to confirm the Shelter is open.


If you have lost your pet or need to turn in a pet
Call Animal Control 209-742-4300 or check their web page: Animal Control

SPCA Mission Statement

Mariposa SPCA

The SPCA of Mariposa County was incorporated on July 12, 1976.

The specific and primary purpose is to provide a facility for keeping, and caring for animals and to provide a means of enforcing laws relating to cruelty to animals.

The general purpose, for which this corporation is formed, is to provide an arena for local education and humane treatment to animals and to foster local interest in such a society.

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