City of El Cajon Shelter

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The shelter is open to the public from 10 am to 5:30 pm, Tuesday through Saturday. It is closed for lunch between 1 pm and 2 pm Tuesday through Friday. The shelter is closed Sunday and Monday. For after hours concerns requiring immediate assistance, please call (619) 579-3311 and select 1 to speak to a Police Dispatcher.

The El Cajon Animal Shelter houses stray or relinquished pets found within the city limits of El Cajon and La Mesa. Animals not claimed by their owners are placed up for adoption to the general public.
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For Information on the El Cajon Animal Center For Education and Service, please visit:

Our address

1275 N. Marshall Avenue, El Cajon, CA 92020

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