Call The SPCA if you see any animal in distress. Our Humane Investigations team responds to hundreds of reports of cruelty and neglect each year. A simple call can make a huge difference in the lives of animals.


Donate to help rescue animals in need. The SPCA’s Humane Investigations Department receives and responds to over 1,000 cases of reported animal neglect and cruelty each year. We are the only agency working locally to protect animals from cruelty, abuse, and neglect.


In 2008, your SPCA evacauted and sheltered over 500 animals during the Summer wildfires. The best way to help pets in a disaster is to prepare yourself in advance. Click to learn how you and your pets can be prepared for a local disaster. You can also prepare for the future care of your pets through our Guardian Angel program.

Spread the Word

Become an advocate for your local, independent SPCA for Monterey County. Educate your friends and family about issues related to animals. Invite people to visit our website. Invite friends to visit our shelter. Learn more about our collaborations in the community and everything we do to help all animals.

You can also support us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, watch us on YouTube, and receive SPCA eNewsletters!


Report Animal Cruelty

Click here to Report Animal Cruelty.

SPCA’S Commitment

Each day, SPCA Humane Officers can receive reports and investigate cases of:

  • Animal poisoning
  • Malicious & intentional maiming
  • Deprivation of food, shelter or water
  • Cockfights
  • Organized dog fights
  • Permitting animals to live without proper care and attention
  • Animal abandonment
  • Other violations of State Humane Codes

If you have concerns about an animal that is being neglected or cruelly treated, call our Humane Investigations Department at (831) 373-2631, or 422-4721 ext. 213 or click here to submit your report online. All reports are confidential.

Our Mission

Our mission is to assure compassionate and humane treatment of all animals in our community.