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Sammie's Friends

Nevada County Animal Shelter

14647 McCourtney Road

Grass Valley, CA  95949

Sammie’s Friends is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.  The mission of Sammie's Friends is to provide medical care for the animals at the Nevada County Animal Shelter, making them adoptable, and to support other disadvantaged animals in Nevada County that without help would continue to suffer or would be euthanized.  Sammie’s Friends also operates the Nevada County Animal Shelter at 14647 McCourtney Road.

Kennel Hours:


12:00-4:00 pm

Main: (530) 471-5041

Cat House: (530) 274-1955


Sammie's Friends Upcoming Events


Click Here to see photos

of our Wag-N-Walk!


Are you interested in creating an event to help raise funds for Sammie's Friends?

Please contact Alex for more info!

Sammie's Friends has a booth this year at the Thursday Night Market in downtown Grass Valley! Stop by and say hi, learn about what we do at the shelter, meet some of our available pets AND enjoy some fun, creative activities for you and the kids.

Three Lilies Photography is hosting us so that we can have adoptable kittens and puppies!  

Our booth is right in front of their shop

at 140 Mill Street.

Come adopt a new best friend! See you there!

Grass Valley Thursday Night Market

July 19

July 26

August 2


Visit our booth at the Thursday Night Market and buy our new Sammie's Friends t-shirt!  

Available in several different styles/colors/sizes.

Limited Supply.


(100% of proceeds will support our shelter animals)