Pet Food Pantry

At East Bay SPCA, we believe every animal deserves nutritious food, and we are excited to announce our Pet Food Pantry is officially open to pet parents who live in Alameda County.

We will offer two different ways for you to pick up pet food through our pantry program.

Option One: Pet Food Pantry Distribution Day

  • Who Is Eligible
  • How much food will you get?
  • Upcoming Dates – Registration Required
  • Option Two: Visit a Local Human Food Partner

    We partner with a number of human food banks in Alameda County. Please reach out to these food banks to inquire about food pickup through their program. Supplies are limited.

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    *Our list of partners is still growing, check back occasionally for additional updates.

    You may also consider looking into these local pet food banks:

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    Human Foods that are Safe (or Unsafe) for Pets

    You can make your own dog or cat food if you have the right ingredients.

  • Human Foods that are Safe for Dogs
  • Human Foods That are NOT SAFE for Dogs
  • Homemade Dog Food Recipe
  • Human Foods That are Safe for Cats
  • Human Foods That are NOT SAFE for Cats
  • Homemade Cat Food Recipe
  • Pet Poison Control Helpline

    Did your pet just eat something poisonous? Call your veterinarian or Pet Poison Helpline at (855) 764-7661 immediately. The sooner a pet poisoning is addressed, the easier, less expensive, and safer it is to treat.
    Fees apply when calling.

    Donating to Pet Food Pantry

    To donate cat or dog food to support the Pet Food Pantry, please see our Amazon Wishlist to have donated items delivered directly to our Oakland location.

    We are currently accepting donations Wed-Sun from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at our Oakland Adoption Center and Dublin Adoption Center. Donations can be placed in our donation bins located outside of the shelter entrance. We accept unopened dog and cat food in its original packaging that has not expired.

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