Animal Shelters

Two cats up for adoption play at the Contra Costa Humane Society, (Mike Sugerman/CBS)

Contra Costa Humane Society Urges Adoptions As Dogs, Cats Face Euthanasia At Crowded Shelters

Animal shelters around the Bay Area are seeing an influx of dogs and cats to the point of overcrowding, and are urging people to consider adopting or fostering an animal.

07/28/2014

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East Bay Pet Rescue Shelters & Organizations

Animals can become the neglected, abused and abandoned victims of overpopulation, owner stress, or elements of society on the fringe. Anyway you look at it animal rescue agencies are valuable resources to appreciate and support.

02/28/2014

A kitten awaits adoption at an East Bay animal shelter. (CBS)

Bay Area Animal Shelters Report A ‘Crisis’ Of Unclaimed Kittens

Because of a late kitty season, many shelters and rescue agencies are inundated with cats and their kittens.

05/29/2013

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Alameda County Supports Law Protecting Shelter Animals

Governor Brown is looking to repeal the Hayden law, decreasing the number of days a shelter can hold animals before euthanizing them.

03/13/2012

kittens

Pet Food Chain Helps Out San Francisco Animal Shelter

Dogs, cats, and other family pets have been hit especially hard by the economy with more people forced to give up their pets when household money runs out. A pet food chain store is helping one Bay Area shelter find home for abandoned cats and kittens.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/22/2011

Long Coated Chihuahua

Animal Update: The Mighty Chihuahua

KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at The San Francisco SPCA, about this popular pet.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/16/2011

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