Auburn Area Animal Rescue Foundation

AAARF getting word out about furry friends

The Auburn Area Animal Rescue Foundation is ready to tackle anything the future brings. In 2010 the mostly volunteer organization, normally known as AAARF, placed 51 dogs and 358 ...

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 ...

Want to help?

Auburn resident Chris Gidcumb was able to retrieve his pitbull Buddy thanks to donations from community members after they read Gidcumb’s letter to the editor saying he could not ...

9-year-old girl hopes to save local animals

A young Auburn resident decided donations were more important than presents this month. Danielle Colburn turned 9 this month. Danielle approached her parents earlier in the fall a ...

Santa Paws is coming to town

Did you ever want to get your picture taken with Santa, or have your kids or pets’ pictures taken with Santa? Now you can, and also benefit an Auburn animal rescue group. The Au ...

Animal rescue co-founder leaves group

Thirteen years after Georgianna Lohman co-founded the Auburn Area Animal Rescue Foundation, the long-time animal advocate is leaving the non-profit group. In an e-mail last week ...

Number of rescue groups highlights cat overpopulation

Furry felines have many friends in the Auburn area these days. In fact, there are currently at least five rescue groups in the foothills region alone that all work to house and h ...

Shelter dollars hard at work

Auburn Area Animal Rescue Foundation received a generous donation from a single individual which has provided adequate funding to allow us to hire a part-time shelter manager for a ...

Animal-lover achieves her dream

Lena Korn toyed with the idea of working with animals since she was 3 years old. “I was born onto a farm and we moved here and we have as much of a farm as we can in Cool,” Ko ...

Our View: Don’t forget your community this holiday season

The Gift of Giving Editor's note: During December the Auburn Journal is publishing a series of 12 stories on volunteers in our community. The stories are meant to inspire others ...

Another View: Cold week creates some challenges

This has been an extraordinary week of snow, ice and cold. It’s also been a historic time for local high school football programs. Living in this community, as well as reporting ...

God-given kitty cats need help

In regard to the Cat House. God made all animals and that includes cats. We are like family at the Cat House and the cats are like our children. Cats have feelings like us — we ...

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 ...

On her birthday, she requested gifts for cats

Ask 9-year-old Christine Tadlock what she’s reading these days and she’ll tell you matter-of-factly that it isn’t storybooks. Tadlock has a big love for animals and she’s l ...

Paws and effect

Labradoodle? Portuguese water dog? No matter what kind of dog President Barack Obama’s family ends up getting, they will need to make the same basic training decisions that an ...