Coachella Valley Animal Campus

Coachella Valley Animal Campus

Thousand Palms, CA


This is a County owned and operated animal shelter. It is located in an undeveloped area of the desert in Thousand Palms. The facility was designed to serve the unincorporated areas of Riverside County within the desert as well as the cities of Cathedral City, Coachella, Desert Hot Springs, Indian Wells, La Quinta, Palm Desert and Rancho Mirage.

The shelter includes 60 double sided indoor/outdoor adoption dog kennels, 11 quarantine dog kennels, and 11 indoor isolation dog kennels. There are separate rooms for cat adoption, quarantine, and isolation, as well as kennels and a play yard for puppies and small breeds.

The exterior includes six large get acquainted areas; external viewing of the dog adoption kennels; 8,120 square feet of area for temporary holding of large animals; and over 3⁄4 acres of water detention basin/dog park. Clinic services are offered through Animal Samaritans SPCA, a local private nonprofit organization located on the adjacent property.


Square Footage:

29,529

Completion Date:

February 2006