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Animal Services

Rabies/Microchip Clinics: "Fourth Wednesday" rabies, microchip, and license clinics are held the fourth Wednesday of each month, except November and December at 403 Stafford Street (Upper Rodeo Grounds) between 6 and 8 pm. Please bring all dogs on a leash and cats in a carrier. Rabies shots - $5, Microchips $20.

Animal Shelter Services: As of July 1, 2015 animal shelter services are provided by Sacramento SPCA.    Sacramento SPCA is located at 6201 Florin Perkins Road, Sacramento 95828.   The Sacramento SPCA is open Wednesday – Sunday 11AM – 6 PM (closed holidays) for adoptions, stray drop off and owner redemptions.   If you have a lost or found pet, contact the City of Folsom Animal Services at 916-439-2268 or cwalden@folsom.ca.us, as  Animal Services will make every effort to reunite pets with owners before transporting to the Sacramento SPCA.   Owners wishing to surrender pets MUST receive approval from City of Folsom Animal Services  prior to delivery to the SPCA.

Wildlife Services:  If you find injured wildlife, please contact Wildlife Care at 916.965.WILD.  The State Department of Fish Game wants to be notified if you spot large, potentially dangerous wildlife, such as mountain lion or bear.  Contact Fish and Game 24 hour dispatch at 916.358.1312.  Nuisance wildlife issues are handled by USDA Wildlife Services.  You must call 916.875.6603, between 7:30 a.m to 8:30 a.m. Monday through Friday to arrange for trapping and removal of the nuisance wildlife.

Click here for a City of Folsom license application:

Pet License Application

Altered Pets - $15 per year, $40 for 3 years
Unaltered Pets - $30 per year, $85 for 3 years

Click on the links below for further information:


Breaking the Barking Habit
Heat Stress
Lost Pets
Microchip Information
Rabies Information

Service Agencies Outside of Folsom:
Sacramento County Animal Care and Regulation - 916.368.7387
City of Rancho Cordova Animal Services - 916.851.8852
El Dorado County Animal Services - 530.621.5795
Placer County Animal Services - 530.886.5500
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