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Pet Adoption

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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)

Dozens Of Cats Rescued In Monterey County Up For Adoption

Cats that were rescued from Seaside properties in a major animal cruelty and neglect case last year are available for adoption from the SPCA Monterey County.

06/02/2013

Owner Doug Laughlin seen with Jammer, a "Career Change" dog. (CBS)

Bay Area Families Seek Ex-Guide Dog Trainees For Adoption

They did not pass the rigorous training to become guide dogs. But they are some of the most-sought after dogs for adoption by Bay Area families.

05/03/2013

Jo Hamilton - Jefferson Award Winner. (CBS)

Jefferson Awards: Organizer Finds ‘Forever Homes’ For Abandoned Pets

When Jo Hamilton realized there were just too many dogs and cats waiting for a good home, she stepped up and co-founded an animal rescue and adoption organization.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/02/2011