Birthday Parties


Celebrate your birthday with the animals at East Bay SPCA!

Birthday Parties East Bay SPCA

We host parties at two locations: Oakland or Dublin!

Parties are offered for age 6 and up.

Saturdays & Sundays

Dublin: 10am – 12pm or 2pm – 4pm
Oakland: 3pm – 5pm

What does a birthday party at the East Bay SPCA entail?

  • Rental of the party space for 2 hours
  • Behind the scenes tour
  • One dog and one cat meet-and-greet (if appropriate shelter animals are present)
  • Plush dog for the birthday child

Party outline:

15 minutes – Welcome Guests
15 minutes – Enrichment Craft (making cat toys, adoption posters, etc.)*
30 minutes – Shelter Tour (including one cat meet-and-greet)
15 minutes – One Dog Meet-and-Greet
45 minutes – Additional Time in Birthday Room (to be used for food, cake, presents)

*Please note that in order to ensure enough time for all activities, the educator will start your party on time. If party guests arrive late, they may not be able to participate in the shelter enrichment activity at the beginning of the party.

When are birthday parties offered?

Dublin: Birthday parties are offered on Saturdays & Sundays from 10 am -12 noon or 2 pm – 4 pm each day.
Oakland: Birthday parties are offered on Saturdays & Sundays 3 pm – 5 pm. Morning parties are not available in Oakland at this time.

Due to the popularity of our Summer Camp Program, we are unable to offer birthdays during the summer months.

What is the fee for a birthday at the East Bay SPCA?

The fee for the birthday party program is $300 and includes up to a maximum of 16 children (including the birthday child and siblings). An additional 5 children can be added for a flat fee of $50. Birthday parties must be paid in full to secure your party date and time upon booking. For cancellations made more than 4 weeks prior to the party date, a refund (minus a $25 administrative fee) will be granted. For cancellations made less than 4 weeks prior to the party date, no refunds will be issued and the entire party fee will be forfeited.

How do I start the reservation process?

Step 1:  Contact to check party availability.

Step 2:  Complete and submit a Birthday Request Form (linked below).

Step 3:  We will contact you to confirm your date and complete the payment.

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Where to Find us


Adoption Center

8323 Baldwin Street
Oakland, CA 94621

Adoption Center Hours
Wednesday - Sunday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Theodore B. Travers
Family Veterinary Clinic

8323 Baldwin Street
Oakland, CA 94621

Veterinary Clinic Hours
Monday - Friday
By appointment only (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Oakland Spay/Neuter Surgery Center

410 Hegenberger Road
Oakland, CA 94621

Surgery Center Hours
Tuesday - Saturday
(by appointment)


Adoption Center & Spay Neuter Clinic

4651 Gleason Drive
Dublin, CA 94568

Adoption Center Hours
Wednesday - Sunday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Spay/Neuter Clinic Hours
By appointment only


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The East Bay SPCA is a local non-profit that is not affiliated with any national organization. We obtained a four star rating from Charity Navigator and we participate in GuideStar Exchange at the Platinum level. The East Bay SPCA's Tax ID number is 94- 1322202.

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