Animal Shelter


Help Pets Find Way Home By Updating Tags, Microchips

The Placer County SPCA takes in about 2,000 dogs a year – and only about 35 percent of them get reunited with their owners.


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Small Dog With Severe Burns To Paws Brought To Sacramento Animal Shelter

The dog was brought to the front street shelter with what looks like severe burns to all four paws.


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Sudden Rocklin Animal Shelter Closure Creates Adoption Rush

It was a Wednesday morning they didn’t expect at the Rocklin Community Animal Shelter. The six employees at the small shelter were told it was their last day as the building’s owner say they weren’t going to renew the lease.


One of the dogs. (Source: Idaho Humane Society/Facebook)

50 Small Dogs From Overcrowded Sacramento Animal Shelter Flown To Idaho

Fifty small dogs less than 20 pounds are available for adoption at the Idaho Humane Society.


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Why Is Sacramento’s Front Street Animal Shelter Adopting Animals Before They Are Fixed?

A Sacramento animal shelter is defending its actions after being accused of violating the law by adopting some animals out before they’ve been spayed or neutered.


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Local Animal Shelters Adopt Out Highest Number Of Pets In Nationwide Push

Sacramento animal shelters topped the nation in pet adoptions last weekend.


Had this been a dog, would the NFL had been more outraged?
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California County Orders Pit Bulls Sterilized

Pit bulls and pit bull mixes be sterilized under the terms of a new ordnance in Riverside County.


Bud Pit Bull

Rescued Pit Bull Stolen From Animal Shelter Before New Owners Could Take Him Home

Bud was rescued by police officers from a marijuana grow where he was used as a guard dog. He was set to be euthanized.


Animal Outreach

Dog-Friendliest Workplaces In Sacramento

Studies show that having pets in the workplace can be a win-win for both employees and for the company for which they work.



Abandoned Sacramento Bulldog Finds Home, Wounds Still Healing

Vets didn’t think Patsy would make it. It’s been a long road of recovery for the bulldog since she was found on the streets of Sacramento three months ago.


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Family Guide to Holiday Volunteering

Get into the spirit of this holiday giving season by volunteering at local food kitchens and food distribution events.