Our Partners

Hard Luck Animal Welfare Advocates

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Hard Luck Animal Welfare Advocates is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing high-quality and compassionate veterinary medical care for our community’s most vulnerable and under-served animals. Through our partnership, Hard Luck Animal Welfare Advocates strives to provide these animals with a second chance at finding a loving and safe home.

Visit the Hard Luck AWA website at

PetSmart Charities

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PetSmart Charities is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. The goal of PetSmart Charities is to find a lifelong, loving home for every pet. They get close every day with adoption events and centers, pet rescue programs, and support for spay and neuter efforts. Both the Stockton Animal Shelter and the Animal Protection League are beneficiaries of their goals. 

Visit the PetSmart Charities website at

Hill's Science Pet Food Program


The Hill's Science Pet Food Program has been providing food for shelter animals since 2002. Hill's accomplishes this by providing shelters like ours, deeply discounted pet food for shelter animals. Hill's provides a free two-pound bag of pet food for every dog or cat adopted from the Stockton Animal Shelter and coupons for additional discounted items.  

Visit the Hill's website at

New Partnership Opportunities

Thousands of animals arrive at our shelter each year. To find as many permanent homes for the animals as possible, we are continually looking to build relationships with additional rescue partners, locally, nationally and internationally. To become one of our transfer partners, you must be an approved non-profit 501(c)3 organization, as determined by the Internal Revenue Service, and supply us with a copy of your IRS provided 501(c)3 letter.   If you are interested in becoming one of our transfer partners, please email us at .
Last Update : 11/02/2023, 12:50:58