Sacramento's Volunteer, No-Kill, Cage-Free Pet Sanctuary.

Happy Tails values the life of every cat and dog by providing compassionate care and cage-free shelter for homeless animals and working toward ending overpopulation and mistreatment. Learn more about what makes us special.

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PARTICIPATE IN BIG DAY OF GIVING! We are gearing up for Big Day of Giving on May 2nd, the 24-hour online giving challenge that brings together the Sacramento region's nonprofit community to raise much needed funds. We hope you choose Happy Tails on May 2nd.  Follow our live leaderboard to see how we're doing!  We have matching donations this year, so your gift will go twice as far to help with veterinary care, food and more! 

Meowga: Save the date for another fun yoga with cats and kittens event with the Yoga Seed Collective. Do good for your mind, body, and Happy Tails on May 19th.  Reserve your space on the mat here!

"Gift" a Monthly Giving Program: Remember that special someone for a birthday or other occasion.  Or sign up as a present to yourself and the animals of Happy Tails! Click here for more info.

Make a Donation in Memory of a Loved One: Check out our new online memorial wall dedicated to those pets and people who have touched our hearts. Check it out here.

Volunteers Needed: We have several volunteer roles available (voicemail, fosters, cleaners, adoption counselors, etc.). Click here for more info and sign up for our next orientation.

Car Donation Program: Here's another way to give back to the animals, get a tax deduction and offload your vehicle. Click here for more info.

Share Your Happy Tails Adoption Story: Post your story (and pics!) on our Facebook page. Include your cat or dog's name, your name and a few sentences about your beloved new family member.

Feral and Community Cats: Do you need help with stray or unowned cats in your Sacramento neighborhood or place of work? Here’s a place that can help you with all sorts of things related to feral or community cats! Visit SacFerals.com for more info.

Use Amazon Smile and Amazon will donate a portion of your eligible purchases to Happy Tails.
With Fidelity Charitable's Giving Funds you can support Happy Tails through a tax-deductible donor-advised fund.
We are now accepting vehicle donations! Tax deductible • Free towing • Any condition