Tag: San Bernardino County Animal Care and Control

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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Big Bear Shelter Offers Free Pets For Vets

Big Bear Lake, CA, November 8, 2013 – San Bernardino County Animal Care and Control will recognize U.S. veterans with free pet adoptions November 9 – 17, through the “Pets 2 Vets” program.  There is a limit of 2 adoptions per qualified veteran. An extra bargain is being offered tomorrow: the “Animals Are First Fund” will pay for the vaccination, and the spay or neuter fees for the first 250 adoptions made to qualified military veterans at San Bernardino County operated animal shelters — including the Big Bear Animal Shelter at 42080 North Shore Drive. The shelter can be reached at (909) 866-4943 during business hours, which are 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Tuesday and Thursday – Saturday; noon – 2:00 and 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Wednesdays. To participate, veterans need to provide one form of valid military identification, such as a Veterans Identification Card, VA Health Card, Department of Defense/Uniformed Services ID Card, Disabled American Veterans Life Member ID Card, American Legion ID Card, DD-214 form, a Disabled Veteran California State Park and Recreation Pass, or a letter from the San Bernardino County Office of Veterans Affairs. Brian Cronin, Chief of San Bernardino County Animal Care and Control, called the program “a wonderful opportunity to match pets that need homes with deserving military veterans who would appreciate companionship.”...

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