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Howl-O-Ween Pet Safety Tips

Tips to ensure your pet has a howling good time this Halloween.

Dogs get lucky on new TV show

‘Lucky Dog’ a new show on CBS, follows a dog trainer as he rescues, trains, and places 22 dogs in homes in 22 weeks.

Ambitious goals set by county’s new animal control director

Sonoma County’s next Animal Care and Control Director on Tuesday set an ambitious goal of dramatically reducing the number of animals killed at the county’s shelter within a few years, mainly through programs aimed at keeping animals out of the Santa Rosa facility in the first place. “It can’t be damage control after you already […]

Adoptions up, euthanizations down at Petaluma Animal Services

In an effort to save jobs and keep a quality shelter in town, Petaluma contracted out its animal control and care to the nonprofit Petaluma Animal Services Foundation, a group made up mostly of former city shelter employees and volunteers. While there were initial bumps during the transition — mostly disagreements about staffing decisions — the change has been positive.