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

Furry Friends Rescue: Toby

Adorable Toby was nervous and scared at the shelter. Once we took him out, he relaxed and now a a sweetie. We are not sure of his breed mix, however, he has very soft fur and short legs. He is very dog friendly and wants to play. Toby is gentle, friendly and affectionate with people. He needs...

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Furry Friends Rescue: Heidi

Heidi, Female, West Highland White Terrier Mix, 4 years
Heidi is spunky, super friendly and moderate active.  She loves playing with other dogs and gets very excited.  She is learning dog play manners.  Heidi will need lots of daily exercise, long brisk walks, social events...

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Furry Friends Rescue: Karen

Karen, Female, Terrier mix, 1 year 

Sweetie Karen is friendly and playful at her foster home with other dogs.  Outside of her home, she can be a bit shy and needs time to warm up to feel safe.  She needs an experienced guardian with...

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Furry Friends Rescue: Luke

Luke, Yorkshire Terrier Mix, Male 11 mos, 7 lbs

Cutie Luke is a GEM!  He is happy, sweet, playful, and very cuddly little pup.  Luke loves playing with other dogs and enjoys all his toys.  He enjoys his long walks and is excellent on leash.  Luke is well behaved, frienldy and would...

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Furry Friends Rescue: Aly

Aly, Pekingese Mix, Female,  2 years old, 13 lbs

Adorable Aly is spunky friendly and lovable.  She loves attention and playing with all family members and likes to chase her dog toys.
Aly is prefers people more then other dogs, thought she gets along with them.  She would love her...

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