Home for the Holidays!

2020 has been a challenging year. And to help bring some holiday cheer to your home, TEAM has partnered with the Bradshaw Animal Shelter to sponsor adoption fees for 50 cats and 50 dogs! The TEAM sponsored “Home for the Holidays” event begins December 1, 2020 and will be available for pet adoptions through January 3, 2021. Let’s help brighten this dark winter for the loving animals at Bradshaw Animal Shelter by adding them to your family!

The sponsored adoption fee includes first-year animal licensing, microchipping, spay and neutering, and age-appropriate vaccinations.


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Make a Donation

To be successful, TEAM needs both financial and volunteer assistance from the community. We strive to use your donations for the best good and provide our budget breakdown freely and for your information as you consider the best organization for your charitable contributions.  Contributions to TEAM in any amount will help fund many important projects designed to benefit the animals at Bradshaw Shelter.

Sponsor An Event

By sponsoring a TEAM event, friends of animals throughout the Sacramento area (and beyond) can make a difference to the health, well-being and placement prospects of the animals at Bradshaw Shelter.  On behalf of the more than 12,000 animals we will assist this year through our programs, THANK YOU for your thoughtful consideration of our request of sponsorship!

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It is National Dog Day! We have a couple ways to celebrate! Make your dog’s day and share a photo and tag us! Or if you want to make a shelter dog’s day, apply to be a foster or volunteer so you can come by the shelter, and “check out” a dog for a day! SSPA - PB SOC has a new curbside check out program to give a shelter dog a chance to get out for a day. Take them on a walk, a hike, or just into your home. Maybe you will be the reason they are adopted!

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Our Vision

What We Do


Provide and encourage public support of Bradshaw Shelter.  Assist Bradshaw Shelter in supporting licensed rescue organizations.  Provide education to the citizens of Sacramento County on the humane care and treatment of animals to reduce cruelty and suffering of animals.


Increase the number of lost animals redeemed by encouraging permanent identification of animals, educating the public to look at the shelter for their pets, and through coordination with other shelters, lost and found services, and the media.

Eliminate Euthanasia

Assist in improving the quality and number of adoptions from Bradshaw Shelter through grooming and behavioral testing of animals, promoting the welfare and supporting the medical needs of shelter animals, improving the adoption facilities and, advising the public of animals available for adoption, thereby helping to decrease the number of animals euthanized by Bradshaw Shelter.

What Drives Us

Our Mission

Each year more than 12,000 animals end up at Bradshaw Shelter. Most are discarded by their owners or lost, and many are impounded by shelter staff because of abuse, neglect or abandonment. Significant numbers arrive at the shelter unaltered, sick or injured, and funding for veterinary care and supplies is limited. That’s why there’s TEAM.

Spread the Word

We are a small non-profit organization and are rather new to the social media world.  You can help us build our following by sharing our information with your friends!  The bigger our following, the bigger the benefit to the animals of the Sacramento County Bradshaw Animal Shelter!

Upcoming Events


Dec 1st - Giving Tuesday

ALL DAY 24 hour online fundraiser

Your gift on #GivingTuesday 2020 will help support T.E.A.M. and the animals of the Sacramento County Bradshaw Animal Shelter!


May 6th, 2021 - Big Day of Giving

Each year, thousands of animals end up at the Bradshaw Animal Shelter. Most are discarded by their owners or lost, and many are impounded by shelter staff because of abuse, neglect, or abandonment. A significant number arrive at the shelter unaltered, sick or injured, and funding for veterinary care and supplies is limited. That’s why there’s TEAM (Teaching Everyone Animals Matter)!

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More Good Stuff From TEAM

Critter Outfitter Store

Located just inside the entrance of the Bradshaw Shelter Adoption Center at 3839 Bradshaw Road, Critter Outfitter is a retail store for pet owners and offers a wide array of items for your pet. Critter Outfitter is staffed entirely by helpful and dedicated volunteers. All profit generated from the store goes toward promoting shelter animal adoption, assisting with the medical needs of the shelter animals, and supporting the work of the volunteers.

TEAM Quarterly Newsletter

In each issue of our newsletter, you can expect to see news and highlights about current happenings in and around the Bradshaw Animal Shelter. For example, how an animal abuser was brought to justice; information about events which support the animals such as TEAM’s largest fundraiser of the year, Whiskers & Wine, as well as requests for assistance with specific or urgent items that need funding like our new Parvo Isolation Ward.

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