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Coronado ACF

coronado animal care facility houses the cats and dogs of PAWS of Coronado

The current Coronado Animal Care Facility (ACF) was opened in May 2010. Thanks to the support of PAWS, the ACF has plenty of light-filled space, where cats and dogs can freely interact with visitors and volunteers, play, eat and sleep while they await adoption.

Project Facts

Client: City of Coronado
Project Value: $1.6M

Gafcon provided construction management and constructability review services for City of Coronado Animal Care Facility. The project involved the demolition of an existing parking lot adjacent to the Coronado Ferry Landing Marketplace and construction of a new 3,400 square foot single-story concrete masonry building. The facility houses a variety of functional spaces including seven dog adoption areas, three cat community rooms, holding areas, quarantine areas, examination/treatment area, a “get acquainted” room, food preparation space, grooming room and exterior dog exercise yard.

The facility was built to the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Silver certification standards, incorporating a variety of sustainable elements including energy- and water-efficient fixtures, natural lighting, recycled building materials and construction waste recycling.

Facility Management

PAWS of Coronado was awarded the contract to manage the ACF effective November 1, 2014.

Animal Control

The Coronado Police Department is responsible for animal control and upholding the animal laws in Coronado. The services they offer include:

  • Acceptance of lost and relinquished animals
  • Assistance for injured and sick stray animals
  • Stray and nuisance animal pick-up
  • Lost and found assistance
  • Control of biting, vicious or threatening animals
  • Barking dog complaints
  • Animal cruelty intervention
  • Assistance to animals in hot cars

Location & Hours

The Coronado ACF is located at 1395 First Street in Coronado at the south end of the Ferry Landing complex. The ACF is open daily between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The ACF is closed on major holidays.  You can contact them during business hours at (619) 522-7371 and after hours through the Coronado Police Department Communications Center at (619) 522-7350.

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