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Dogs From Hoarding Case Available Now at Weekend Adoption Event

Devore, CA, July 12, 2014 – On July 2, San Bernardino County Animal Care and Control rescued dozens of dogs from a neglectful hoarding situation near Phelan. They transported them to a veterinarian for examination and care for at the County’s Animal Shelter in Devore. Some of the dogs had such severely matted hair, it was hard to distinguish the front of the dog from the rear. Shelter staff and groomers from Cutie Pie’s Grooming in Redlands spent the Fourth of July giving makeovers to the dogs. The pictures posted here show one dog’s two-hour transformation. These 38 dogs are now ready for loving, attentive families, and the public is invited to a special adoption event this weekend at the Devore Animal Shelter near Cal State San Bernardino. The hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 12 and Sunday, July 13. Thanks to the Animals aRe First Fund (ARFF), which contributes to the shelter’s adoption events and the care of animals at the shelter, adoption fees are just $25 per dog. That includes micro-chipping, initial vaccination and the spaying or neutering of each of the dogs surrendered by the dog hoarder. The license fee will vary depending on the adopter’s city of residence and there is a limit of two dogs per family. Brian Cronin, Chief for Animal Care and Control, said, “These dogs have been through so...

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Think Twice Before Getting A Puppy For Christmas

Big Bear Valley, CA, December 24, 2012 – The holidays can be busy and stressful. Why complicate it with a Christmas puppy that needs excessive time and attention? During the holiday season there are parties to attend, shopping to finish, and many more things to do. A new puppy may get into all kinds of trouble around the Christmas tree. And the last thing you need is a sick puppy during the holidays. Why not wait until right after the holidays before you get the puppy. You can take more time to think about what type of pup will fit best in your household. Do you want a large dog or a small dog, an energetic dog or one that can be more of a lap dog? Think about rescuing a young dog or puppy from a local shelter or humane society. Use your time now to gather the supplies you’ll need to set up your home, explore training options and get ready! Remember, a puppy is a wonderful addition to the household, but holiday time may not be the ideal time to bring home your new addition. Wait until after the holiday and you will have more time and energy to care for your wonderful new member of the...

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“Furever Yours” Pet Adoption at Three Animal Shelters

Big Bear, CA, February 10, 2012, 12noon: If you are looking for a new pet, beginning tomorrow, the Big Bear Animal Shelter, as well as the Devore and Apple Valley shelters, are offering a special pet adoption event titled “Furever Yours”.  The program begins Saturday, February 11th through Tuesday, February 14th at the three shelters in conjunction with the non-profit charity known as ARFF, Animals aRe First Fund whereas ARFF will pay for the spaying/neutering fees for each pet adopted during this four-day event.  The program will significantly reduce the cost of adding a pet or two to your family.  The Big Bear Shelter is located at 42080 North Shore Drive.  For more information call 887-8055 or visit...

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