Our hearts go out to our mountain communities that are experiencing such devastating loss. We are grateful for our brave men and women who are fighting to stop these fires.
Evacuations – Domestic Animals
The Fresno Fairgrounds is currently housing domestic animals from Fresno County communities during the Creek Fire Evacuations. The Small Animal Shelter is located in the Commerce Building.
Visitation hours for domestic animals: 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Evacuations - Livestock
The Fresno Fairgrounds has been activated by the Office of Emergency Services as an evacuation site for livestock from Fresno County communities. The Fairgrounds is working with the Fresno County Ag Commissioners Office who is overseeing the care of all animals evacuated to the Fairgrounds.
Prior to arriving, you must contact the Central CA Animal Disaster Team by text at (888) 402-2238. That way we are prepared to receive your animals upon your arrival. They can also help with evacuation assistance! Dependent upon the type of animals – they will direct you where to go at the Fairgrounds; either call or text that number.
Visitation hours for livestock animals: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Evacuations - RVs
The Fairgrounds is also able to accommodate RVs and we have full hook-ups if needed. To make arrangements for a space, please contact:
JoAnn Rodriguez - (559) 650-3225
Monday - Friday | 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
* After 4:30 p.m. and on Weekends call (559) 994-3108 NOTE: In line with COVID-19 health guidelines, masks/face coverings must be worn.
Donations – Domestic Animals
If you would like to donate items for dogs and cats, please contact Taylor Childers at (559) 994-3129 or enter through Gate 4A off of Chance Avenue and deliver to the Commerce Building.
Donations – Livestock
The response to our call for donations to aid in the care of the evacuated livestock at our facility from the Creek Fire has been incredible! At this moment, we are covered on needs and donations. If you would still like to donate, donations can be made directly to the Central CA Animal Disaster Team here
and will be used to purchase supplies at evacuation sites.
Volunteers – Domestic Animals
If you are interested in volunteering to help take care of dogs and cats, please text 559-600-PETS (7387).
Volunteers – Livestock
If you are interested in volunteering for livestock animals, please visit www.CCADT.org.