Resources and Information

Spay Day 2018
POOCH Dog Park logo

POOCH Dog Park

at C-Bar-C Park
8275 Oak Ave.
Citrus Heights, CA 95610

is the only off-leash community dog park in Citrus Heights. And is generously supported by the non-profit group POOCH (Pet Owners Organization of Citrus Heights)

Cold Weather Tips

  • Provide Shelter
  • Provide Extra Food
  • Check Outside Water Bowls Frequently
  • Check for cats and small animals before driving your vehicle

More tips here

Low Cost Care


Annually, thousands of unwanted cats go to shelter and end up euthanized. Reduce cat overpopulation! Every cat in Citrus Heights is being fixed for FREE! Cat owners may apply for free spay and neuter vouchers from the following locations:
River City Cat Rescue

Sacramento Area Animal Coalition

Sacramento SPCA Clinic offers affordable spay/neuter services. The also offer discounts, senior programs, and We Pay to Spay, a breed specific program offering free spay/neuter services for pitbulls and pitbull mixes. 

Animal Spay & Neuter offers low or no-cost services.


Sacramento SPCA

♥  A vaccination/microchipping clinic is held every Monday
♥  11am-3pm

Sacramento County Animal Care & Regulation

♥  3rd Thursday of every month
♥  5pm-7pm

City of Sacramento Animal Care Services
♥  Residents only, Cash only!
♥  1st Wednesday of each month
♥  5:30pm-7:30pm

Yolano Veterinary Services
♥  follow link for locations and times

VIP Petcare

♥ follow link for locations and times

Animal Medical canstock16612511Help with Emergency Care Costs

Emergency situations can be costly.  Fortunately, there are many non-profits that assist with care, financing options available, and options for low income households and seniors. 

Prescription Medication Assistance

Please talk to your vet about help with paying for your animal's prescription medications

Programs and Nonprofits

Placer SPCA SOS Program

Sacramento SPCA Senior Services

The Sacramento Pet Food Bank

The Pet Fund
A nonprofit association that provides financial assistance to owners of domestic animals who need urgent veterinary care

Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance Program

Provides assistance for owners of cats with Vaccine Associated Sarcoma (VAS)

Red Rover Relief
Provides grants and additional resources for pets in need of urgent veterinary care

Pets of the Homeless
Focuses on feeding and providing emergency veterinary care to pets belonging to the homeless

Care Credit
A credit card company for healthcare, including veterinary care

Additional Resources

The Humane Society
Keep Your Pet - Sacramento