11011 Santa Fe Ave.
Phone: (760) 947-1700
Fax: (760) 947-1712
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Hesperia Animal Shelter is proud to be participating in the ASPCA/Rachael Ray 100k Challenge, and needs the help of the community to be successful. In order to qualify for much needed grant funds as part of the Challenge, we must adopt out a minimum of 300 more animals than were adopted last summer.
To help meet this challenge, the Shelter will be open on Saturdays from 10am - 3pm through August 24. Also being offered is licensing amnesty through September, 2-for-1 pet adoptions, and a special Open House on Saturday, July 13 from 10am - 2pm.
We encourage supporters to follow the Hesperia Animal Shelter on Facebook and tell your friends and family about the challenge.
The goal of the Department is to provide for the humane care of found and injured or abused animals, the protection of the citizenry from stray and/or aggressive animals and the education of proper and responsible pet ownership.
The mission of the Animal Control Department is to balance the health, safety and welfare needs of the people and the animals within the City of Hesperia.
The fully staffed shelter provides care for animals who are impounded because they have become separated from their owners but will be quickly reunited. The shelter also cares for animals that need to be adopted into a new family and those that must be humanely euthanized.
The need for this agency is due mostly to irresponsible pet ownership and pet over-population. While the benefits of pet ownership are many, pets that are not properly cared for can become not only a nuisance, but also a threat to the health and safety of neighbors.