Find your forever friend at our Center for Compassion in Burlingame, where we have dogs, cats, small animals, and exotic animals available for adoption.


We are currently using a focused recruitment approach to meet the needs of the shelter. Whenever there is a volunteer need at the shelter, we will send recruitment emails to all applicants who meet the basic criteria for the role. Please complete an application here to be added to that contact list. All volunteers need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


PHS/SPCA receives no funding from national groups. Donations made to us stay here to help animals in our community. Your gift makes a difference!

Lost or Found an Animal?

Have you found a sick, injured or orphaned wild animal, a stray domestic animal or lost an animal in San Mateo County? Please click here for more information or call 650-340-7022.

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A Home for the Holidays Gala

The purr-fect start to the holiday season! It’s the most furr-bulous time of the year! We are pouncing with excitement to welcome you back in person for our 35th A Home for the Holidays Gala Ball which raises funds for our Hope Program.

Join us on Saturday, November 5th, 2022, at 6pm at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Foster City. Dance the evening away to live music performed by Groove Ride after participating in our raffle, enjoying a four-course dinner, and experiencing a live and silent auction.”

General Tickets with entrance to the event and wine with dinner: $150.

Cat’s Meow Tickets with the above, including champagne with dinner, and your name mentioned in the program: $200.

Would you like to be an event sponsor? Click here to see our sponsorship menu for 2022.

To purchase tickets or become a sponsor, please contact Tatiana Nori at 650-340-7022 ext. 375 or at

Adopt a gorgeous, silly, energetic, fun, independent, and chatty Husky! 

Each Husky adopted will come with a free training package, toy, leash, collar and harness. See our available Huskies here or call 650-340-7022 to schedule an appointment to meet your own Wild Thing.

*For qualified adopters only*

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