Dede Shaw

Community Portrait: Shaw loves animals, but cats are her passion

In front of Animal Spay & Neuter (ASN) in North Auburn sits a car with the personalized license plate reading MEOWS 4, and within minutes it is easy to guess whose car claims t ...

Funds available for spay, neuter

n response to the letter by Donna McCloskey (Reader Input, June 1): I am very saddened by all the negative input concerning the cat spay needed by Claire Gibson. All is well. Th ...

Grant neutered kittens, puppies

Animal Spay and Neuter Clinic would like to thank the Placer Animal Services Trust Fund for a nearly $17,000 grant we received in the spring. This grant was to assist in spay/neut ...

Our View: Countywide low-cost spay and neuter program worth effort

Ask just about any animal lover working in a rescue shelter or a clinic and they’ll tell you the same thing. That despite any philosophical differences about whether they want ...

7,000 animals and counting

The year isn’t over and Dede Shaw estimates that her clinic will spay and neuter close to 13,000 animals by its end. “(The numbers) are up substantially from last year,” Sha ...

No savings gained in Cat House rent

Back in 1999-2000, the building now being used by the Friends of Placer County Animal Services was used to contain 99 cats from a hoarding situation. Many improvements were made ...

49 Fire survivor: Burned, blinded cat purrs for lost owners

The unnamed cat’s paws are red and raw from walking on red-hot embers. Her eyes are singed and closed, their corneas both badly burned. Smoke filled her lungs and she had to be p ...

Auburn veterinary clinic answers a call of the wild

An Auburn veterinary clinic was able to help one wild patient recently. Animal Spay and Neuter Clinic, a nonprofit clinic in Auburn, recently neutered a wolf for a nonprofit group ...