Found Strays at East Bay SPCA

View helpful information if you have lost or found a pet, plus additional steps you can take to help protect your pet from becoming lost in the future.

The animals listed below are stray pets currently in our care. If you do not see your lost pet here, please take a look at resources on our lost and found pets page. If you believe a listed animal is yours, please see the following:

How to Reclaim a Stray Animal

The best way to contact the East Bay SPCA is to immediately call (510) 569-0702 or email and include your contact information and the Animal ID number in your correspondence. Our social media pages are not monitored 24 hours a day. 

We are available during Shelter in Place by appointment only (11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, daily, except holidays). It is important that you act quickly to reclaim your lost pet. We are required by law to hold stray animals for five (5) business days before beginning adoption placement consideration.

Requirements for Redemption

Please note that there may be fees upon redemption of a stray animal. You’ll be advised of these fees at the time of redemption. To redeem a lost pet at the East Bay SPCA, you will need to provide all of the following:

  • Legal Photo Identification
  • Proof of ownership. This can be in the form of:
    • Veterinary records
    • Adoption papers or bill of sale
    • Animal License
    • Up-to-date Rabies vaccination (If you do not have proof of a current rabies vaccination, we will administer one at cost to you)
    • Microchip (If your animal does not have a microchip, we will administer one at cost to you)

These animals are not currently available for adoption and may not have gone through our behavioral and medical assessments yet. To view animals available for adoption visit