Adoptable Animals

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The Corona Animal Shelter is dedicated to the care of animals and people in our community.

Adoptable Cats Adoptable Dogs

View Cats and Dogs at the Shelter by clicking on the pictures above or on the links below:
Adoptable Dogs and Adoptable Cats. Click on each animal to view each animal description & adoption availability date. 


Pet Adoption Fees 

As of January 19, 2019, pet adoption fees at the Corona Animal Shelter are $40.00 for Dogs or Puppies and Cats or Kittens. After the animal has been at the shelter for 30 days, the adoption fee drops to $20.00. Dog and Cat adoption fees do not include the spaying and/or neutering cost, which are required at the time of adoption. (See below for fees) Initial vaccinations are given free of charge, a 7 day exchange and a free health examination at participating veterinary offices is included in the adoption fee. If you are a Corona resident, a dog license fee of $15.00 is also required at the time of adoption.

0 TO 25 LBS - $40.00 0 TO 25 LBS - $40.00
26 TO 49 LBS - $60.00 26 TO 49 LBS - $50.00
50 TO 100 LBS - $75.00 50 TO 100 LBS - $65.00
101 AND OVER - $90.00 101 AND OVER - $80.00
ANY SIZE - $45.00 ANY SIZE - $35.00

If the animal is altered prior to arriving at the Corona Animal Shelter, then the adoption fee is $40.00 for a dog or cat. If the animal has been at the shleter longer than 30 days, the adoption fee is only $20.00


Pet Adoption Drawing Rules 

After the stray animal hold date, the shelter pet will be available for adoption on the next business day promptly at 10:00 a.m. If there is more than one party interested in the same shelter pet, a drawing will be held.  The drawing will consist of a raffle ticket being drawn from a fishbowl by an animal services staff member. Only one person per household can participate in the drawing. It is recommended to be at the front of the animal shelter no later than 9:55 a.m. to ensure that you participate in the drawing. Tickets will be distributed promptly at 10 a.m. with the drawing occurring immediately after. The raffle ticket number that matches the raffle ticket drawn by the animal services staff member wins the drawing and can adopt the shelter pet.


Lost/Found Pets 

If you have lost a pet it is recommended that you visit the Corona Animal Shelter in person. Stray animals without identification are held for six (6) business days, not including the day of impoundment. Animals with known owner identification are held for 10 business days not including the day of impoundment. To reclaim your pet you must have identification and be at least 18 years old. Bring your pet's records including dog license, rabies vaccination or AKC registration certificates as proof of ownership. Fees for service will be charged to claim your pet.

Please remember that you are the best person to identify your pet. Checking area animal shelters at least every other day is recommended.

The following suggestions may help you find your lost pet:

  • Start looking for your pet immediately.
  • Visit the Animal Shelter at least once every other day.
  • Fill out a lost report at the Animal Shelter and check the Found Animal Reports.
  • Ask about animals taken to the veterinarian or that have been picked up deceased.
  • Keep checking, many people who find lost pets may keep them for weeks before turning them in.
  • Always keep I.D. on your pets.
  • If you have found an animal wearing a City of Corona Dog License, call our the Corona Animal Shelter for assistance in returning the animal to its owner.

Please remember that the placement of Lost and Found pet signs or flyers in the City of Corona right-of-way, including City trees, light standards, utilities and traffic devices is a violation of the Corona Municipal Code Section (17.74.200 CMC.)


To review Corona's Municipal Code regarding the Animal Shelter, click on the following links:

6.12.170  Impoundment - Conditions of redemption or release.
6.12.020  Dog license 
6.12.052  Microchipping of dogs and cats – Requirements & Exceptions
6.12.160  Impoundment of dogs and cats


Important: All animals adopted from the City of Corona Animal Shelter are spayed or neutered before they may go home with their new family. As we cannot spay or neuter all animals in advance of their adoption, anyone adopting a pet will need to pick up their new pet after the scheduled surgery has been completed. We will advise you of the date, time and veterinary hospital location for this pick up.

Other animal's adoption fees, including Birds, Livestock and Reptiles vary by the type of animal adopted. Please call the Animal Shelter for details.
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