Placer County animal control

Wildlife seek refuge, often leading to human encounters

Some are animal rescue groups are bracing for what is shaping up to be a busy spring and summer in light of current California conditions. The signs of increased animal activity a ...

Wildlife officials: Auburn bear sighting to be expected

A bear sighting in the Auburn Cemetery District caused a school lockdown and search on the part of police and animal control officers. The estimated 400-pound black bear was origi ...

Horse escapes with minor injuries in pitbull attack

A horse escaped with only minor wounds after a run-in with a pitbull at the Bel Air shopping center on Highway 49 in Auburn Tuesday evening. Owner Steve Cadwell had left the anima ...

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 ...