Animal Shelters Inundated With 'Pandemic Pups' as Adoptive Owners' Attention LagsDuring the COVID lockdowns, record numbers of people brought new pets into their homes. Now, shelters are seeing the opposite -- a record number of people looking to surrender their dogs.
Santa Cruz Animal Shelter Seeks New Homes For 47 Cats Found Living In RVNearly four dozen cats and kittens are at the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter and need new homes after they were found recently living in poor conditions in a small recreational vehicle.
Shelter Cats Learning To High-Five To Help Adoption ChancesIn an effort to make them more adoptable, cats are learning how to give their new owners a friendly high-five.
Contra Costa Humane Society Urges Adoptions As Dogs, Cats Face Euthanasia At Crowded SheltersAnimal 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.
East Bay Pet Rescue Shelters & OrganizationsAnimals 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.
Bay Area Animal Shelters Report A 'Crisis' Of Unclaimed KittensBecause of a late kitty season, many shelters and rescue agencies are inundated with cats and their kittens.
Alameda County Supports Law Protecting Shelter AnimalsGovernor Brown is looking to repeal the Hayden law, decreasing the number of days a shelter can hold animals before euthanizing them.
Pet Food Chain Helps Out San Francisco Animal ShelterDogs, 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.
Animal Update: The Mighty ChihuahuaKCBS' Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at The San Francisco SPCA, about this popular pet.