Citrus Heights News

Posted on: June 29, 2017

Don't Forget! Saturday, July 1, 2017 - New shelter location is SSPCA!


Sacramento SPCA shelter service for Citrus Heights starts July 1st!  

Beginning  July 1, 2017, the Sacramento SPCA (SSPCA) will start sheltering Citrus  Heights animals!!  Residents may take Citrus Heights stray dogs or  redeem their pets at the Sacramento SPCA during business hours,  Wednesday - Sunday, 11 am - 6 pm at 6201 Florin-Perkins Road, Sacramento CA 95828.  

In  addition to sheltering animals for the City of Citrus Heights, the  Sacramento SPCA offers adoptable furry friends, vaccination and  microchip clinics, spay/neuter services, animal behavior and training  classes, free and discounted Senior (65+) services, pet food bank and  MORE!  Visit the Sacramento SPCA website at for more information! 

The Sacramento SPCA will not be licensing Citrus Heights animals.  Citrus Heights residents may purchase a cat or dog license online or by mail from or come to Citrus Heights City Hall at 6360 Fountain Square Drive.  Current rabies certificates are required for all licensing and a proof of spay/neuter is required for the altered animal licensing rate.  Discounts are offered with purchase of a 3 year altered pet license and for Seniors 62+.  Lifetime licensing is available for altered cats that are microchipped. See chart below for licensing rates. 

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