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We track whether or not a pet has been vaccinated for rabies through licensing. The law is intended to protect you and your pet if a bite occurs.
Fremont residents are required to license their cats for the same reasons as dogs. To track and ensure that rabies is managed.
Licensing fees directly support the shelter and other animal services.
All cats and dogs in Fremont require a license. Permits are for owners that have more cats and/or dogs than allowed with just a license. A permit is also used for animals other than dogs and cats. Find out limits for cats and dogs and other animals including small animals, birds, chickens, and bees.
Cheap Shots has clinics on the 1st and 4th Saturdays and 3rd Wednesday at 2290 Stevenson Blvd (Civic Center and Stevenson). Go South on Civic Center Drive- follow the road up between the Library and Police Station. Cheap Shots is not affiliated with the Tri-City Animal Shelter or any of the cities it represents. Text 510-565-8001 for more information and appointment availability.
Spay and neuter services are only provided for animals in the shelter. You may have your pet altered by your veterinarian or contact shelter staff for referrals to local low-cost spay and neuter programs.
The shelter does not offer owner requested euthanasia. Please consult your veterinarian if you believe your pet needs to be euthanized.
Please visit our donation page for an updated list of donation requests. https://tricityanimalshelter.org/donate
Monetary donations are also accepted and appreciated. You can send a check payable to City of Fremont and mail to the shelter or donate online.
Donations are tax-deductible and receipts will be issued upon request.
Volunteers are taken on an as-needed basis and recruitment is continuous.
Please visit our volunteer page for more information: https://www.tricityanimalshelter.org/volunteer