Placer County Animal Shelter

Frieborn a force for the good

In response to “Woman says horse died due to humane officer's wrongdoing” (Journal, May 27), since as far back as the 1990s Rosemary Frieborn was a champion for abused, ...

Placer County Animal Shelter offers variety of services

A Placer County agency sees 250 animals every month and offers a variety of services to them and the community, but not everyone feels its efforts are enough. The Placer County A ...

Cat rescue shelter in need of a rescue

Auburn area residents should know that they are in danger of losing a valuable partner in the local animal rescue community – the Cat House in DeWitt Center (Journal, Sept. 17). ...

Speak out to save Cat House

Please help save the Cat House! This facility in DeWitt Center has been adopting out rescued cats, many from Placer County Animal Shelter, for the last 10 years — thousands of ca ...

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 ...

49 Fire takes toll on pets

Pets – from dogs and cats to birds and tortoises – are part of the pain surrounding the 49 Fire. Many died in the fire, others were injured and many have been taken to the Plac ...

Grand jury lists recycling program, juvenile hall concerns

A Placer County grand jury report released this week highlights the inadequacy of a recycling program, the lack of response from Placer’s juvenile hall and the future of the anim ...

Man hit by pickup truck fights for life

A Sacramento man struck by a pickup and critically injured a week ago while crossing North Auburn’s Highway 49 on foot continues to fight for his life, a family member said Wedne ...