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Local animal shelters modify operations after latest stay-at-home order

Posted at 3:27 PM, Dec 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-08 01:15:57-05

Santa Barbara County Animal Services is modifying its operations in response to the latest stay-at-home order.

In-person services are only available with an appointment at the Santa Barbara and Santa Maria shelters.

The Lompoc animal shelter is temporarily closed through Jan. 31.

However, phone lines will stay open for all three shelters with information, resources and appointment scheduling.

If you are interested in adoption or fostering, visit to view available animals.

Appointments can be made by calling Santa Barbara at 805-681-5285, Lompoc at 805-737-7755, or Santa Maria at 805-934-6119.