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Reader Input: Spare a thought for shelter animals

During the holiday season, or any time of year, don’t forget the animals at the local shelters. It doesn’t have to be much, even a bag of food is greatly appreciated; b ...

Newly rescued dogs fostered out, need real homes

On Thursday, Cassie Reeves returned to her office at Auburn Area Animal Rescue Foundation to find a message on her voicemail regarding a dog owner who had more animals than she cou ...

New center brings potential pets to Auburn

Auburn residents have a new place to meet some furry friends. The Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals opened its Pet Adoption and Resource Center Friday at 148 ...

Pet sanctuary beautifully run

This letter is in response to Emily Kemp’s comments about Auburn Area Animal Rescue Foundation (Journal, Jan. 25). I am an animal rights activist and involved in several watchd ...

Pets matched with homes

Regarding Emily Kemp’s letter (Reader Input, Jan. 25) commenting on Auburn Area Animal Rescue Foundation’s pet adoption practices: First of all, AAARF has no record of Ms. Kem ...

Adoption practices wrong

This letter specifically concerns AAARF and Placer County animal control, but if other pet adoption agencies see similarities, please listen up. You seriously need to reevaluate yo ...

A.A.A.R.F. volunteer saves the lives of furry friends

Editor's note: This is the first in a series of 12 stories on volunteers in our community. The stories will be published as a countdown to the holiday, in honor of the 12 days of ...

Animal rescue groups came through

It is with great pride and gratitude that I write this letter in regards to Placer County Animal Service’s and its partnering groups’ outstanding response to the 49 Fire. The ...

Expanded clinic helps pocket pets, even arthritic bobcats

North Fork Veterinary Clinic is celebrating 25 years in business with the opening of a new, expanded facility in North Auburn. Owners Tom and Sue Sheriff opened their first clinic ...

SPCA tries to find homes for its animals

Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals officials said they are relentless when it comes to finding homes for every adoptable animal in the county. But some, such ...