animal shelter

Are pet shelters in cahoots?

Pet thieves are on the loose. Left and right, pets are disappearing. People are buying tracking devices and security systems as though their pets were an expensive vehicle. But wit ...

Evacuation safety not just for humans

As Placer County residents evacuate their homes, their pets can also be extracted from harmful situations. Animal shelters for evacuated animals are set up when the need arises, ...

New shelter good news for animals

On Dec. 13, the Placer County Board of Supervisors approved moving forward with the much anticipated new animal shelter in Auburn. Congratulations to everyone who has supported our ...

Placer County supervisors want new Auburn animal shelter

AUBURN CA - Long-stalled plans to build a new Placer County Animal Shelter in North Auburn have taken an important turn forward with the Board of Supervisors committing more than $ ...

Poor animals deserve better

Halle Grebe (Reader Input, Feb. 6) was correct in calling the Auburn Animal Shelter a “pound”! In this antiquated facility dogs never see the sunlight unless a compassionat ...

Placer County supervisors grant temporary rent reprieve to Auburn’s Cat House

A cat rescue group came away with a partial victory Tuesday in an attempt to stay rent-free at a Placer County-owned building in North Auburn. Supervisors voted to allow the Friend ...

Don’t support puppy mills, look for pet at pound

This is an open letter to local newspapers, animal lovers and rescue groups, Placer County Supervisors, city animal services and city and county administrators. In the wake of the ...

Horse rescue hits financial hurdle

Just when the demand for help is strongest, a rural Placer County horse rescuer is feeling the hurt from a plummeting stock market and economic slowdown. Cheryl Rankin, whose Shil ...

Auburn Police, commended by Placer County grand jury

Auburn Police Chief Valerie Harris and staff are doing a commendable job with the operation of the department, the Placer County grand jury said in a report issued Friday. The gra ...