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Get a behind-the-scenes look at Joybound People & Pets in Walnut Creek, CA.

An informative volunteer docent will guide you through parts of Joybound not open to the public, including our clinic, dental suite, and newly-constructed animal care expansion. Learn about our history, rescue efforts, transformative community programs like Pets and Vets, and more.

You might even meet a new furry friend at the end of your tour!

Important: Tour may pass by animals receiving medical treatment. This may include, but is not limited to, animals under anesthesia, receiving surgery, or intubation.

Please note: We are not accepting requests for youth school group tours at this time.

Key Details

Tour length: approximately 60 minutes. 

Group size: 5-15 people. Larger groups may need to be divided into separate tours. We are unable to accommodate groups larger than 30 per day at this time.

Date Availability: Any day, including weekends, between 10 am and 3 pm, subject to docent availability.We greatly appreciate your interest in supporting Joybound!

Joybound requires minimum three weeks advance notice for most requests.

Included Therapy Animal Visit: You may request to meet a therapy dog as part of your tour experience; however, having an animal present cannot be guaranteed or may require scheduling a different date.

Joybound requires staff, volunteers, and visitors to follow all current safety recommendations from Contra Costa Health Services.

Request Detail

Is this request for a school, classroom, or youth group? *
At this time, Joybound has paused accepting requests for visits from school groups.
If you are interested in sharing your interest in a short survey or being contacted about programs or visit opportunities for schools in the future, click the Next button below. You may also request a therapy animal visit at your facility using our Pet Hug Pack request form.
Due to your group size, your group will likely need to be split into two separate tour groups. *

Joybound is pleased to offer this opportunity at no cost for our community and supporters. We kindly ask that you consider a gift which will further support our mission to unleash happiness for more people and pets.

Joybound People & Pets
2890 Mitchell Drive • Walnut Creek, CA 94598 • (925) 256-1273