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News Release

Hollister Police Animal Care and Services temporarily suspends night kennel operations

Residents wishing to turn in found/stray animals to the shelter can do so during normal business hours.

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Hollister Animal Shelter reopens to the public

Facility previously closed Dec. 24 due to potential COVID-19 exposure.

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Hollister Animal Shelter closed due to possible COVID-19 exposure

Field services for Hollister Police Animal Care and Services will remain active, as deemed necessary.

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Police / Fire

2019 Statistics for Hollister Police Animal Care and Services

Last year, 729 animals were adopted or sent to rescue and another 391 animals were reunited with their owners.

A group of animal advocates spoke passionately about the plight of feral cats in the community at a recent Hollister City Council meeting. Photos by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Hollister puts $5K toward spay and neuter services

Shelter services coming soon; SNIP Bus expected back in March.

File photo by Diviana Navarro.

Government / Politics

City and county reach new agreement on animal control services

Changes include automatic contract renewals and a simpler contract termination process between Hollister and San Benito County.


Mobile pet trailer ready to roll for adoptions

Work and sprucing up has been completed on the new pet adoption trailer and it's now ready to make appearances at local events

San Benito Lifestyle

Partnership offers free spay/neutering services for local animals

Redwood City organization spayed/neutered 20 Hollister dogs last week