Puppy Mills, Kitten Factories off the Table for Pet Retailers in California

(SACRAMENTO) –Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 485, the Pet Rescue and Adoption Act by Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach), Friday. AB 485...

ARF Waives Adoption Fees Making Room for Wildfire Evacuees

WALNUT CREEK, CA – Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) announced Thursday that all adoption fees on dogs and cats six-months and older...

Bay Area Rescues Receive Animal Evacuees from Hurricane Irma’s Path

Dogs and Cats from Florida Rescue Will Soon Be Ready for Local Adoption WALNUT CREEK, CA – Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF), along...

Antioch Animal Services to Offer $25 Pet Adoptions All September

Antioch Animal Services announced that it will continue to offer Reduced Adoption Fees of $25 on all Cats and Dogs through the Month of...

Contra Costa Animal Services Offering Free Adoptions This Saturday

All animal adoptions free to the public at CCAS’ Martinez and Pinole shelters as part of ‘Clear the Shelter Day’   Martinez, CA – Contra...

Dog Hops Fence from Derty Dog Fitness and Retreat, Dies After Being Struck by...

A dog died after being left in the care of Derty Dog Canine Fitness and Retreat in Brentwood where it allegedly hopped a fence...

Oakley Police Chief Talks Summer Heat and Pets

The following was provided by Oakley Police Chief Chris Thorsen Oakley Chief of Police Chris Thorsen reminds residents, “Routinely during the summer months we receive...

Free Adoptions at ARF Extended Through June 18

WALNUT CREEK – To save even more lives this summer, Tony La Russa’s Animals Rescue Foundation (ARF) in Walnut Creek is thrilled to extend...

Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation Offering Free Adoptions Through June 11

WALNUT CREEK, California – Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) in Walnut Creek is offering waived adoption fees for ALL dogs, cats, puppies,...

Contra Costa Animal Services Joins Initiative to Help Lost Pets

Every year, over five million lost pets end up in animal shelters across the U.S. 90% of them will never see their owners again. Contra...

Contra Costa Animal Services to Host St. Pitty’s Day Celebration

On Sunday March 26 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, Contra Costa Animal Services is hosting its 7th St. Pitty's Day Celebration. The event will...

Antioch City Council Set to Increase Animal Services Staffing, Improve Pet Care

On Tuesday, the Antioch City Council unanimously approved a recommendation to increase staffing within the Animal Services Department in an effort to bring services...

Pittsburg Police Provide Update on Hoka, Puppy Who Was Scalped

On Friday, the Pittsburg Police Department provided an update on Hoka, a puppy that was scalped from ear to ear. Hoka was brought into a...

El Cerrito Police Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Pet Hospital Thief

On November 03, 2016, at 0013 hours, El Cerrito Police officers were dispatched to the El Cerrito Pet Hospital (11800 San Pablo Avenue) on...

Today: Get a Tattoo, Raise Funds for Furry Friends Food Relief

Studio 71,  a tattoo shop in Brentwood, that is home to some of the highest skilled artist in Northern California.  They are not only...

Saturday: Clear the Shelters Event

Local animal shelters in Antioch and Contra Costa County will be joining shelters nationwide for one day to #cleartheshelters. All adoption fees will be...

Animal Groups to Battle at Local Bowling Alley

Although Animal rescue groups typically battle to save lives and find forever homes. On Sunday, two of them will battle each other in a...

CoCo Animal Control Says Communication Error Led to Mistaken Euthanasia of Dog

The Contra Costa County Animal Services released information Friday regarding the mistaken euthanasia of a dog that was to become adopted. Animal Services called the...

Contra Costa Animal Services: 86 Animals Take in Over 4th of July Weekend

The Contra Costa County Animal Services said Wednesday that a total of 86 animals were taken into the shelter between July 3-5, one of...

Keusch: Stiffer Sentences Needed for Animal Abuse

In this day and age where our pets are viewed as part of the family its almost shocking to hear the news of 21...