THINK ADOPTION FIRST!
There is no greater joy than giving a forever home to one of our homeless pets!
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
We thank our many shelter supporters for making 2014 a successful year for us! Our animals dreams do come true and we were happy to be a part of making this happen. From Thanksgiving to the end of December, 48 cats, 37 dogs and one rabbit found their forever homes! From our staff, to our dog walkers, cat socializers, dog groomers, fundraisers, and board of directors, we thank all of you for supporting us in so many ways this past year and wish you all a very happy new year!
Join us in changing the lives of many more wonderful pets this coming year. With your generous support, we can continue to make a difference! Thank you!
AND THE 14 CHRISTMAS PUPPIES ARE GOING……to wonderful homes! Sorry, all have been adopted!!!!
Cassey and Cozette have found their forever homes and pose happily with their new families!!
Many of you are waiting for news on the 14 German Shepherd mix puppies dropped off in boxes just before Christmas….Please contact the shelter at 626 286-1159 for more information on meeting Angus. He is adorable! He has been neutered and is ready to meet his best friend and family. He can be found on the Available Pets link above. Find the puppy of your dreams!
Animal Cruelty: A little black terrier was under- nourished and emaciated when he arrived at the shelter on Sunday. He had a blue rubber band tied around his muzzle and it was deeply embedded into his flesh. The band fully lacerated his muzzle all the way to his teeth and gums. He was found at the intersection of Marshall St and San Gabriel Blvd. by a good Samaritan who delivered him to the shelter. He received immediate medical treatment to remove necrotic tissue, infection and reconstruct his muzzle and face. He did not have a microchip or tags but was wearing a blue collar. We are trying to find his owner and the person or person(s) who did this to him. We need your help to spread the word. The good news is that facial reconstruction has begun and we are working to restore his health and faith in humans, but he will need continuing medical care for several weeks and donations for his medical care will be much appreciated. Go to our Donate page and click on the Paypal logo to help!
IN MEMORIAM: It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dick Yost, a long time volunteer and good friend. He worked tirelessly for many years at the shelter giving generously of his time wherever and whenever needed. He was a true friend of the animals and many owe their successful transitions to their forever homes to his kindness, patience and loving care. He will be sorely missed by the staff, volunteers and animals who loved him.
It was an honor and privilege to know him. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this difficult time.
SHELTER TO SHELTER PROGRAM CONTINUES:
Due to high adoption rates, we have open kennels that we put to good use by partnering with high-kill shelters in San Bernardino county. Shelter volunteers pick up adoptable high-risk dogs from these shelters and bring them to San Gabriel where they are quickly finding good homes. We made another run this month and four more lucky dogs will have an opportunity to find loving homes in the new year. Meet Hurley, Marcella, Mickey and Victoria. Good news…Marcella, Mickey and Victoria have been adopted!!
Many times when dogs come to the shelter, they don’t always look and feel their best. They’ve been out on the street alone and scared, looking for food, water and shelter. It’s especially hard for our long-haired friends. Their fur is matted and caked with dirt and is very uncomfortable. Thanks to volunteer contributions and transportation, our 4 legged friends are treated to a hot shower, massage, haircut and nail trim. To make this happen, the shelter has teamed up with My Pet Garden in Pasadena who provides reduced-fee pampering and grooming for our dogs. They love it…..just ask Mitzi……. who proudly shows off her new look and happy confidence!
Thank you for joining us at the Lunar New Year Street Festival in Temple City on January 24th and January 25th. Sing Tao Newspapers hosted its 5th Annual Lunar New Year Street Festival from noon to 10 pm on both days. Thousand of people enjoyed fun activities for all ages, gourmet cuisine, car displays and […]