Join Us

The following are ways you can help raise the bar for the animals in San Mateo County's Care:

  • Adopt, foster or volunteer for Peninsula Humane Society (PHS)

  • Encourage fellow animal lovers and advocates to review the content of this website and help spread the word

  • Email or call County Manager, Mike Callagy, sharing your "disappointment that the county delayed the San Mateo Animal Control & Shelter Services RFP for yet another year, taking it into a 69th year with no competition despite a complacent provider that is operating on an outdated animal warehousing model":; 650-363-4129 


  • Email or call your representative County Supervisor expressing your disappointment that s/he towed the party line by voting in favor of a 69th year with no competition for the Animal Control & Shelter Services Contract - sample email and contact info can be found here

  • Write to PHS and/or the County inquiring why there are so few dog volunteers at the Coyote Point shelter, encouraging them to commit to a basic standard of care by getting every dog out of the kennel every day. Find a sample letter with applicable email addresses here (also includes a sample Facebook / social media post)



  • Contact us to discuss how your interests might intersect with where we are headed to get involved

  • Keep this effort in your heart and mind sending positive thoughts our way as we work to raise the bar for the animals in our County's care

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PACC is a 501(c)(3) organization. EIN: 82-5376126

Half Moon Bay, CA