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:


12:00-4:00 pm

Main: (530) 471-5041

Cat House: (530) 274-1955


If you need help with a Chihuahua, Pit Bull, Husky or Malamute, please contact Pound Puppy Rescue to receive a FREE spay/neuter.

(530) 272-1716

If you are low income and need help with a spay/neuter for all other breeds of dogs, please stop by Sammie's Friends at the Nevada County Animal Shelter and pick up a discount voucher to use at participating local Veterinarians.

14647 McCourtney Road

Grass Valley, CA.  95949

(530) 471-5041


Did you know you can get your cats spayed and neutered for FREE under the "2017 Nevada County Cat Crisis" program Sammie's Friends is running??

Just call a local veterinary, ask for the "Cat Crisis Fund" to pay for your spay or neuter, make your appointment and take your cat(s) in!  IT IS THAT SIMPLE!!

The Shelter is FULL of cats; check out the pictures below! Help us resolve the overabundance of unwanted cats we have in Nevada County!