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Mar 13 2020

YAPS is open by appointment. Appointments will be scheduled in half hour increments from 11:00am to 3:30pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday until further notice. We do ask that you keep 6-10 feet away for social distancing while at our facility. Masks covering your nose and mouth are required when on site.

You can arrange an appointment by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling 909-790-1440.

An appointment is required for:

  • Adoption meetings
  • Donation drop-offs
  • Foster vaccinations
  • Spay/neuter vouchers 
  • Surrendering a pet

The best way to reach us is by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please allow up to 48 hours for a response. We typically respond within 12 hours Monday through Friday.

For Adoptions: An "Adoption Inquiry Form"  must be received by YAPS before we can set an adoption appointment. We set appointments according to when we receive adoption inquiry forms and when we have available time slots. Adoption Inquiry Forms can be accessed below and emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please include the name of the pet you are interested in meeting when you email. 

To learn all about our adoption process and policies, please click here: http://www.yaps.org/adoptions/adopt-a-pet.

We do ask that if you are not feeling 100% healthy, have been exposed to any bacteria or virus, please stay home. 

We thank you for your patience!

2021 cat inquiry fillable.pdf     2021 dog inquiry fillable.pdf


May 01 2021

Sponsorships Available! Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 909-790-1440 for details.

May 07 2021



Meet Randy Boo Boo!

Randy is conducting interviews to meet his new Forever Best Friend. Randy is 8 years of age and he is part gentleman, part Jack Russell and possibly part Rat Terrier. He is at the age where is ready to retire from playing constant games of fetch and move on to being an indoor dog. Randy loves sunshine! He enjoys running around for small periods of time, napping under the sun and just hanging out.


He has some skin allergies that require him to take medication, although it is possible that once he moves into his new home his allergies may subside. YAPS is surrounded by all sorts of trees and flowers that might be causing some irritation to him.


He isn’t a fan of loud noises and is over stimulated when too many people are around. He prefers one-on-one time and people with a calm demeanor. Basically, Randy likes to chill. He is shy with new people, so when he first sees you don’t expect him to come running to you. He will come to you when he is ready, especially if you have a treat.


Randy does ok with other dogs but shuts down if there is a dominate dog around. He is a little on the nervous side and seeks comfort from a human he can trust. He prefers not to be picked up or touched in his hind area. After all, he is gentleman and likes to keep his pets above the waist.


He has never lived with a cat or children. We do know is that he responds well to people and pets with a mellow personality. He also finds comfort sleeping in a crate. He was surrendered to YAPS in November of 2020 and its time for him to find the perfect Forever Home?


Are you the human that Randy is seeking? If so, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we can send you all the details on how to set up an interview with Randy. He does qualify for the senior-to-senior program. His adoption fee will be $75.00 to anyone that is 65 or over.


As a YAPS supporter, we consider you part of our team. It is going to take all of us coming together virtually to get through this quarantine period. The simple truth is YAPS cannot exist without donations. 47% of our budget comes from private donations.

For every donation of $50.00 or more, we will place your name or your pet(s) name on an available pet of your choosing. All pets are eligible to have multiple sponsors. As you can see, Pasadena is being sponsored in memory of Libby Eskenas. You can choose to sponsor "in memory" or "in honor." Please mention the name and dedication type in the notes section of your online donation. Your donations will allow YAPS to continue saving lives during this quarantine.   

You can donate without leaving your home.

You can click here to donate through our website which takes about one month to reach us: https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/560601.

You can also donate through PayPal and the funds will reach us immediately: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=XKWQ2RWM3NWYE&source=url.

Donations can be mailed in to:

YAPS, P.O. Box 199, Yucaipa, CA 92399

We are a nonprofit, so we are used to operating on a tight budget. Unfortunately, YAPS will not survive this quarantine without monetary donations. It takes approximately $360,000.00 per year to run the YAPS facility and loosing donations right now will change the way we operate in the future. Thank you for your consideration!


Jun 01 2021

Yucaipa Animal Placement Society Wag & Walks Program is suspended until further notice . . .

Get a little exercise and do something good by enjoying a morning walk with one of the dogs at YAPS. The walk is about 2.5 miles and begins at the picturesque grounds of YAPS, then onto Chapman Heights Road. The walk starts promptly at 8:30am and lasts about an hour. Participants are encouraged to arrive by 8:00am. Please wear sunscreen, bring water for yourself and wear comfortable shoes. Anyone of any age is invited to participate in the walk, however, children under 14 years of age are not allowed to hold leashes during the walk. All children and teens under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a parent and all participants must have a valid waiver on file.

Our walks will be held on the following dates during 2020 (weather permitting):

January: Cancelled   February: Cancelled   March: Cancelled  April: Cancelled   May: Cancelled 

June: TBD July: TBD   August: TBD    September:  TBD  October: TBD  November:  TBD   December: TBD


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