Animal Shelter

Crowded East Bay Animal Shelters Prompt Temporary Surrender RestrictionThe Contra Costa County Animal Services Department has started turning away people trying to surrender animals at its Martinez and Pinole shelters.
2 East Bay Shelters Crowded, Decline Animal SurrendersThe Contra Costa County Animal Services Department will be turning away people trying to surrender animals at its Martinez and Pinole shelters.
Peninsula Man Reunited With Lost Dog Months After Giving Up SearchA Peninsula family has been reunited with their beloved pet more than two months after it disappeared, was found as a stray, and put up for adoption.
Roberta Shares How Animal Lovers Can Help Their Furry FriendsFriends of Oakland Animal Services is asking for the public’s help to save the life of a special puppy and others like him.
Oakland Animal Shelter Seeks Funds For 'Frodo,' Sick Puppy Needing TreatmentFrodo, a terrier mix puppy who came to Oakland Animal Services as a stray, was set to be adopted into a happy home but now is fighting for his life.
$6,000 Reward Offered To Find Person Who Tossed Dogs From Moving Vehicle In Santa Cruz CountyA $6,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the person who threw two dogs in sand bags from a vehicle near the dump in unincorporated Watsonville last week, officials said Friday.
Puppy Killed After Dogs Stuffed Into Sack, Tossed Out Of Moving Vehicle Near WatsonvilleInvestigators in Santa Cruz County are asking the public’s help to find who stuffed two dogs – a mother and her puppy – into a sandbag and tossed them from a moving vehicle, killing the puppy.
Dozens Of Cats Anonymously Abandoned At North Bay Shelter; Mysterious Party SoughtMore than 100 cats and kittens have been dumped off at a North Bay shelter in a series of anonymous, late night visits, overwhelming shelter operations.
Chihuahua Rescued From Walnut Creek Highway Median Awaits Adoption In Martinez ShelterA Chihuahua that was rescued from atop a median barrier on Interstate 680 in Walnut Creek by a California Highway Patrol Officer Friday will have a few more days of tests before possibly being put up for adoption.
Dog Left Dead On Oakland Sidewalk For Nearly A Week Despite Numerous CallsA dead dog left just feet away from a cluster of mailboxes in East Oakland was left for nearly a week before being cleaned up by animal control, but even then, the grisly task wasn't complete, as KPIX 5 discovered Tuesday.
UC Berkeley Law School Graduate Sentenced To Work Animal Shelter After Beheading Bird In VegasA University of California, Berkeley, law school graduate was sentenced to up to four years' probation and monthly work at an animal shelter for beheading an exotic bird at a Las Vegas Strip resort in October 2012.
Palo Alto Animal Shelter To Stay Open, Despite Budget TroublesThe city of Palo Alto was faced with the prospect of closing its Animal Services Center on East Bayshore Road after a decision last year by Mountain View to opt out of its partnership.

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