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The Coachella Valley City/County Animal Shelter provides complete animal services for the unincorporated areas of Riverside County. It provides shelter and adoption services for Cathedral City, Coachella, Desert Hot Springs, Indian Wells, Indio, La Quinta, Palm Desert and Rancho Mirage.

Riverside County Animal Services provides field services for county areas and the above cities, except Desert Hot SpringsPalm Springs and Rancho Mirage. Those cities provide its own animal-control officers.

We proudly serve these cities:

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Information about public meetings related to the Coachella Valley Animal Campus can be found here.


Coachella Valley Animal Campus
72-050 Pet Land Place
Thousand Palms, CA 92276

(760) 343-3644

Toll Free:
1-888-636-7387 (PETS)


  • Monday - Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Closed Sundays & Holidays

Walk-in Services

  • Adoptions
  • Stray Turn-ins
  • Owner Redemptions
  • Licensing

Services by Appointment Only


  • Shot Clinics Vaccinations/ Micro-Chipping
  • Humane Euthanasia - Only for animals that are irremediably suffering (as determined by our veterinary staff) | Monday – Friday only
  • Foster care

Shelter Hours

  • Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  • Closed Sundays & Holidays

Field Service Hours

  • Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Closed Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays
  • Stand-by Officer on duty during all off hours

Phone hours for assistance and field services

  • Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Animal Samaritans

The Animal Samaritans low-cost veterinary clinic is located next door to the Coachella Valley Animal Campus. Animal Samaritans' adoption center is still at its Ramon Road location at 72307 Ramon Road, Thousand Palms, Calif.

For wellness or spay and neuter needs, please visit Animal Samaritans »
72120 Pet Land Place
Thousand Palms, CA 92276
(at the Animal Campus next to Riverside County Animal Shelter)

Contact a Shelter

Western Riverside: (951) 358-7387 (PETS)
San Jacinto: (951) 358-7387
Coachella Valley: (760) 343-3644
Blythe: (760) 921-7857
Toll Free: 1-888-636-7387 (PETS)

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