placer county animal services

Snakes on a sidewalk

The Auburn Justice Center in North Auburn received an interesting visitor Thursday when a small rattlesnake was found slithering in front of the facility’s employee entrance. ...

Placer residents have close encounters of the wild kind

Placer County residents are noticing an increase in wildlife near roads, in livestock fields and even foraging through backyards, causing speculation as to whether or not the droug ...

Placer Animal Services aims for Guinness book for microchipping pets

Auburn pet owners will have the chance Saturday to further ensure their animals’ well-being while helping Placer County earn a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records for ...

Officials mull costs versus demand for shelter

Loomis resident Mark Roberts said it was no shock to him when he read that Placer County’s plans for a new animal shelter would cost an estimated $23.6 million. “It do ...

Placer County spurred to put more bite in dog leash laws

A North Auburn great-grandmother’s dog-attack horror story is spurring Placer County officials to look at a revamp of current leash laws. Delta Wilson-Ricky, 76, saw her poodle ...