Wet Nose Wednesdays


The Hayward Animal Shelter is a municipal shelter providing service to the incorporated areas of Hayward. We advocate for the humane treatment of all animals; companion, domestic, and wild alike and provide services to several thousands of animals of varying backgrounds per year.

The staff  help the animals and  protect Hayward’s residents by mitigating animal threats, tackling  animal overpopulation and addressing claims of  animal cruelty. These objectives are met through a number of methods, which include apprehension of  stray, fractious and aggressive domestic animals; enforcement of local, state and federal animal laws; adoptions and sterilization programs.We proactively focus our energy on humane education, community outreach and program development while providing  a secure safe haven for shelter residents.

The Hayward Animal Shelter is located at

16 Barnes CT., Hayward Ca 94544.

Open Tues. thru Sat., 1-5pm.


Offsite cat & dog adoptions held at the Luv-my-Pet Adoption Center every Saturday at the Petsmart across from Bayfair Center 15555 E 14th St., San Leandro. 12:30pm-4pm

Offsite rabbit adoption of shelter bunnies help every Saturday through the help of our rescue partners,East Bay Rabbit Rescue, at the Petsmart 6960 Amador Plaza, Dublin. Noon to 3pm

For more Info:

Phone:  (510) 293-7200
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/haywardanimalshelter
Twitter:  https://twitter.com/Haywardanimals

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/haywardanimalshelter/



This Week's Adoptable Pets

FurEver Animal Rescue: April

Ms. April is a 2 year old Weimaraner mix. She is happy and outgoing. April would love to have a new family member that likes to take a morning jog with her. She is very smart and knows her basic command and with all our dog adoptions we recommend that the parent and pup attend a training session...

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FurEver Animal Rescue: Toby

Toby is an absolute love bug! He is a 5 year old Min Pin. His owner lost their home to the Valley fire and had no other option but to surrender him. He is outgoing, funny and smart. He is dog and cat friendly and oh so lovable. He has excellent house manners. He walks well on leash or off leash...

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FurEver Animal Rescue: Opie

Call "1-800 too cute" if you are looking for a hundred pounds of pure love. This adorable character is looking for his ‎FurEver family to love & cherish him for a lifetime! Opie is a 5 year old American Bulldog, but of course he thinks he is a 3-pound cat. He is dog and cat social. Has great...

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Hi there! My name is Krista but it might as well be “Sweetheart!”  You see, there’s hardly anything I like more than being petted. I purr almost immediately when you pet me.  My foster Mom describes me as being very “relational” which means that I like people a lot and will follow you with my...

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Hi there! My name is Fergus, a good, solid Scottish name which means, “manly strength.”  Does weighing in at 12 pounds constitute me being a “manly” kitty?  How about the fact that I am super fluffy – big tail, big ruff, long fur on my body and big fluffy paws – does that count?  I am super...

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