Sammie's Friends

Nevada County Animal Shelter

14647 McCourtney Road

Grass Valley, CA  95949

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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:

Monday-Saturday

12:00-4:00 pm

Main: (530) 471-5041

Cat House: (530) 274-1955

Pound Puppy Rescue is a volunteer-run non-profit with chapters in Nevada County and the Bay Area.  They keep puppies out of shelters by fostering them so they can be healthy and socialized until they are old enough to be placed in forever homes.

Animal Spay and Neuter Clinic in Auburn is dedicated to providing excellent low-cost spay and neuter surgeries for dogs and cats.  It is the lowest cost spay/neuter program in our area.

Scooter's Pals is a non-profit dog rescue in Nevada County founded by Susan Wallace.  Scooter's Pals has dogs for adoption and provides Home Again microchipping for cats and dogs at low or no cost to Nevada County residents.  This is to help ensure the safe return of their pet in the event it becomes lost.

Chows Plus is a Northern California Chow rescue that rescues Chow Chows, Chow mixes and other deserving dogs from animal shelters.  Chows Plus is Cheryl Douglass in Sacramento and Karl Cobler in Grass Valley, CA.  Chows Plus works closely with Scooter's Pals.

AnimalSave provides low-cost spaying/neutering services to Nevada County residents.  AnimalSave also has a food distribution program for those who cannot provide adequate food for their pets.  AnimalSave has a cat room where many cats can be seen and adopted.  They also have kittens and puppies in foster homes.

Sacramento Independent Animal Rescuers A non-profit that aids stray, abandoned, and neglected animals and helps Sacramento-area independent animal rescuers find their foster pets the loving homes they deserve.

Sammie's Pit Stop/Canine Academy is dedicated to shelter dogs. Beverley Mercier Ward and her trusty pack spend their mornings volunteering at Sammie's Friends assessing the new shelter dogs and working with those that need help.  For more information about Beverley's training and services please visit her website.

Other Local Organizations

The following are links to other animal organizations in Nevada County and beyond.  Sammie's Friends is grateful for the collaboration and cooperation we have with these great organizations.  Together, we help the animals.

Rescue For Pet Sake is a in Nevada County co-founded by Pam Gorman and Bev Albright.  "To rescue a dog is to rescue a life"  Adopt, Foster, Save 530-263-3331

Specializing in Natural Balance Barefoot Hoof Care

(530) 906-1810

(530) 268-0303 (Evenings)

davidj432@hotmail.com

David J.'s

Farrier Service

Grass Valley Animal Control is a division of the Grass Valley Police Department

We provide all animal control services within the CITY LIMITS of Grass Valley and CITY LIMITS of Nevada City. If your street address has between 1 and 3 numbers you are within the city limits.

We are located at:

556 B Freeman Lane

Grass Valley, CA 95945

(530) 477-4630

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