About The Humane Society of Alameda

The Humane Society of Alameda, formerly known as the Alameda Animal Rescue and Control, is a non-profit 501(c)3, tax exempt, all volunteer organization founded in 1973.  Our purpose is to provide assistance to all animals and wildlife, humane treatment of animals through education of proper care, provide assistance through the spay and neuter program to control the pet population and to provide financial assistance to our Alameda Animal Shelter.


All the funds received from our membership dues, bequest and donations help to provide the following services:

1) Financial assistance, when requested, to purchase food, equipment, pay medical and veterinarian expenses as needed, as well as other supplies when requested by the Alameda Animal Shelter.

2) Financial assistance for spaying and neutering animals.

3) Provide financial assistance, when requested, for medical costs incurred through a veterinary hospital or clinic.

4) Free vaccination and microchip clinics

5) Free animal adoptions to qualified caring Senior Citizens 65 years or age or older, residing in the City of Alameda and caring Veterans of all the Armed Forces Service through the Alameda Animal Shelter located at 1590 Fortmann Way, Alameda.

6) Newspaper advertising to help increase animal adoptions from the Alameda Animal Shelter.