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South County Animal Services Center
San Martin, CA
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South County Animal Services Center

This center is a 46,000 s.f., LEED Silver state-of-the-art facility for animal services.

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San Martin, CA


County of Santa Clara


Dreyfuss & Blackford


46,000 s.f.



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Delivery Method

Construction Management At Risk (CMAR)


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  • LEED Silver Certification

XL Construction is building “the most advanced animal care facility in the country,” utilizing innovative methods for advanced disease control including zoned air flow, trench drain and chemical washdown systems, and customized durable materials. The new facility will enable the County to handle specialty surgeries, conduct livestock rehabilitation, promote adaptions and maintain a 94% live-release rate, one of California’s highest scores. Prominent interior glass walls and a central courtyard in the state-of-the-art 37,000 s.f. veterinary center showcase rehabbing animals and community engagement spaces. A barn, exercise yards, and surrounding park aid the life-saving mission of this 4.5-acre leading-edge campus, delivered using CM-at-Risk and designed for LEED Silver certification.

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I highly recommend XL Construction. They have been extremely accommodating to our very demanding and particular needs and their creativity and innovation has made our project so exciting!

Lisa Jenkins
Program Manager, Santa Clara Animal Services Center

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