Animals & Pets

Resources from Milpitas businesses on keeping your pet healthy and happy, find dog-friendly place, ride a horse, share a pet story.

Adoption Programs
Community Service Programs
General Pet Information
Lost and Found
Reptiles and Amphibians
Retail Pet Supplies
Veterinary Clinics for Large Animals
Veterinary Clinics for Small Animals


Animal Services Referral List
Who to call about found or dead animals, pests, etc. in Milpitas city limits. Most services are outsourced.

All stray dogs, dead and injured animals, animal bites and other animal control problems should be reported by calling:
City of San Jose Animal Care & Services

To license your your pet:
City of San Jose Animal Care & Services

Lost and Found

Humane Society Silicon Valley
The Humane Society is exploring other ways to use technology as it prepares to build a 40,000-square-foot, no-kill shelter in Milpitas. The $10 million to $12 million shelter is scheduled to break ground in summer 2004 and open in 2006. It is being designed to hold about 300 dogs, cats and rabbits needing homes.
901 Ames Ave.

Lost & Found
Lost Pet page of the Humane Society site. What to do if your pet is lost or you find a stray. Useful links to help you find your pet.

Sherlock Bones: If You Have Found a Pet
First, if you are sure it is lost, take it in and keep it secure so it won’t wander off. Don’t let it get back on to the street.

General Pet Information

City of San Jose Animal Care and Services
Covers Milpitas, too, but way down in South San Jose. Low cost spay and neutering available. 2750 Monterey Road, San José, CA95111. (located between Tully Roadand Lewis Road).
408-578-PAWS (7297).

Information for Pet Owners
If you evacuate your home, DO NOT LEAVE YOUR PETS BEHIND! Pets most likely cannot survive on their own; and if by some remote chance they do, you may not be able to find them when you return. FEMA.

Horse (Equine) Vets

Douglas Novick DMV
Facebook Page
Bayview Equine Clinic
334 S Abel St.
Veterinary Care for Horses. Goats and Sheep and the occasional Llama also treated.
408-946-6888, 650-855-9626, 800-998-4650

Veterinary Clinics for Small Animals

Animal Medical Clinic
1405 N Milpitas Blvd.

Bay Cities Spay & Neuter Clinic
16 Corning Ave #136

Calaveras Veterinary Clinic
Dr. Gregory Anderson
Yelp Review
140 W. Calaveras Blvd.

Milpitas Animal Hospital
Myron N Jorgensen Jr
Yelp Review
1316 S Main St.

Beacon Veterinary Specialists
Nights, weekends and holidays when other vets closed. Open 24/7.
1618 Washington Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94539

Parktown Veterinary Clinic
Susan J Matre
1393 S Park Victoria Dr.

Tama Veterinary Hospital
Makes house calls. Open 24/7. Aprolene Slerilisation available.
4 N Abel St.

Veterinary Clinics for Large Animals

Bayview Equine Veterinarians
Veterinary Care for Horses. Goats and Sheep and the occasional Llama also treated. Serving Silicon Valley and surrounding areas including south Santa Clara county, the Peninsula and the East Bay.
334 S Abel St.


Cat’s Nest
Susan Edwards is the owner of the Cat’s Nest in Milpitas, which provides boarding and day care, and ocassionally has abandoned cats for placement to loving homes.

Red Rover Pet Resort
Doggy day care, dog boarding and dog grooming. Dog training and dog merchandise.
334 Turquoise Street.

Adoption Programs

Adoption Help Center
When considering the addition of an animal into your life, we encourage you to think seriously about the time and commitment involved. All animals need love, understanding, and patience – especially as they are adjusting to their new home. Humane Society of Silicon Valley.

Animal Friends Rescue Project
AFRP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding good permanent homes for abandoned, stray, and abused companion animals, and to ending the overpopulation crisis through aggressive spay/neuter programs. Pacific Grove.

Companion Animal Rescue Effort
A nonprofit, all volunteer, animal rescue organization based in Santa Clara County.
665 S. Bascom Ave.
Campbell, CA

Furry Friends Rescue
We are a non-profit, all volunteer organization dedicated to rescuing, fostering and finding homes for companion animals in the San Francisco Bay Area. Located in Fremont.

Pets In Need
A non-profit, community-based, no-kill animal shelter and adoption agency that receives no public funds.
871 Fifth Ave.
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 367-1405

South Bay Purebred Rescue
A non-profit, all volunteer organization dedicated to the rescue and placement of purebred dogs of all breeds. San Jose.

Town Cats
We operate a Nonprofit, No-Kill Feline Adoption Center/Shelter and Feral Cat Advocacy Organization in Morgan Hill.
Voicemail: 408-779-5761

Community Service Programs

Canine Companions for Independence
South Bay Chapter. We are a volunteer group who support CCI on a local level by raising public awareness about CCI, recruiting new applicants and puppy raisers, and organizing fund raising events.

Companion Animal Loss Support Group
If you just can’t stop grieving for your lost or dead pet, you may find support with this Humane Society group.
Contact at shelter: Beth Ward (408) 262-2133 x178

Furry Friends Pet Assisted Therapy Services
Our volunteers bring Furry Friends on visits to people who live in various kinds of institutions, e.g. nursing homes, facilities for disabled or seriously ill children, hospital rehabilitation wards, the Children’s Shelter, psychiatric facilities, etc. Currently our visits to facilities are in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, California.


Imelda’s Mobile Pet Grooming
Imelda Ayala offers full service grooming for dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, and Guinea pigs. Bathing & grooming & nail trimming. English & Español spoken. In an emergency, Imelda will also translate between you and your vet. Call for an appointment.

Retail Pet Supplies

An-Jan Feed & Pet Supply
Clinics usually every third Sunday, 3-4 p.m. Check site for details and prices of vaccines. Supplies for usual and unusual pets as well as agricultural animals. Located on Main St. south of Calaveras. Heads up: if you bring your cat, you will later be billed for a license for that cat, canceling out any savings compared to taking the cat to your vet.
111 S Main Street

Pet supplies and pet products for healthier, happier pets.
175 Ranch Dr.

Reptiles and Amphibians

Bay Area Amphibian and Reptile Society
An educational and conservational group of amateur and professional herpetologists who want to share their knowledge, enthusiasm, and friendship with others interested in these fascinating creatures. Meets in Palo Alto.

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