Pet Tales

    PET TALES

    Atascadero dog rescue, Foxy Doxy Dachshund

    Atascadero dog rescue, Foxy Doxy Dachshund

    Posted 5:31 PM 4/2/2012 by Kathy Kuretich

    When it comes to pet adoptions, rescue groups are often the unsung heroes finding dogs and cats forever homes.They'll take dogs out of shelters who are over-looked, or considered unadoptable.

    "We'll take the broken, we'll take the sick, we'll take the aggressive, we'll take the old," (More)


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    Veterinarian comes to the financial rescue of a dog with life threatening injuries

    Veterinarian comes to the financial rescue of a dog with life threatening injuries

    Posted 5:08 PM 3/26/2012 by Kathy Kuretich

    For the Frice family and their dogs Lucy and Mia, it all happened within minutes.Through an open gate, the dogs got out of the yard and were both hit by a truck on busy Los Osos Valley road, Tuesday night.

    Mark Frice, the dog's owner, and his children Carly and Ethan rushed them to (More)


    SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY

    Woods Humane Society marks a major milestone

    Woods Humane Society marks a major milestone

    Posted 6:41 PM 3/8/2012 by Kathy Kuretich

    Woods Humane Society marked a major milestone, Thursday -- they altered their 13,000th animal.Their surgical suite opened in 2006.It was designed to spay and neuter just Woods' animals.But now, they service all San Luis Obispo County Animal Services' dogs and cats and dozens of (More)


    SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY

    Paws Cause aims to curb cat over-population

    Posted 6:31 PM 2/23/2012 by Kathy Kuretich

    If you've ever seen a feral cat, you know, they're not exactly looking to be held.But, a group of very dedicated volunteers are rounding up as many feral, stray and abandoned cats as they can in Northern San Luis Obispo County, for this Sunday's Spay Day.

    The non-profit group, Paws (More)


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    Adoptable Pets of the Week!

    Adoptable Pets of the Week!

    Posted 4:31 PM 2/21/2012 by Kathy Kuretich

     

    This is Gabe, a sweet 4 year-old, wire-haired fox terrier blend. He was found as a stray, and came to the Santa Maria Valley Humane Society after living in a foster home. Now he's looking for a forever home."He came in kind of shy and timid, but he's really come along, he (More)


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    Adoptable Pets of the Week!

    Adoptable Pets of the Week!

    Posted 12:36 PM 1/25/2012 by Kathy Kuretich

    This is Shelby at Woods Humane Society.She's a seven and a half year-old Boston Terrier mix, and big sweetheart. As a mature lady, she's potty trained, great with dogs of all sizes... and loves cozying up with people."She loves to crawl up in my bed and come cuddle with me at night," (More)


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    A profile of Woods Humane Society

    Posted 6:53 PM 1/10/2012 by Kathy Kuretich

    It's an organization that's been helping animals since 1955. Today, it's a privately- funded, non-profit and a model for animal shelters. The number of programs, the clean facility, the volunteers and community support... allow them to put a big dent in the number of homeless dogs and (More)


    Your Family

    Your Family Pet: Flaco

    Your Family Pet: Flaco

    Posted 5:00 PM 9/6/2011 by Danielle Lerner

    Flaco is a 2-year-old German Shepard mix who currently calls San Luis Obispo County Animal shelter home. Flaco could use some basic obedience training but he walks well on a leash and gets along great with other dogs.


    Your Family

    Your Family Pet: Charlie

    Your Family Pet: Charlie

    Posted 3:00 PM 9/6/2011 by Danielle Lerner

    Charlie is a 2-year-old Maltese mix who will need a bit of grooming help, but he has a great personality and can't get enough affection. He loves to be held and would make a great lap dog. You can find him at the Santa Maria Valley Humane Society.


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    Your Family Pet: Kittens!

    Your Family Pet: Kittens!

    Posted 12:00 PM 9/6/2011 by Danielle Lerner

    It is all about kittens at North County Humane Society! Lola, Kelly and Dixie are just a few of the dozens of kittens up for adoption. They are all available for just $89, which includes microchipping, vaccinations and spay or neutering.


SLO County Animal Shelters

ASAP:  Animal Shelter
Adoption Partners

900 Stagecoach, Arroyo Grande
Phone: (805) 489-0689

North County Humane Society
2300 Ramona Road, Atascadero
Phone: (805) 466-5403

SLO County Animal Services
885 Oklahoma Ave, SLO
Phone: (805) 781-4400

Second Chance at Love
P.O. Box 396, Templeton
Phone: (805) 434-3982

Pounce Cat Shelter
259 Los Padres, Los Osos
Phone: (805) 528-2917

Woods Humane Society
875 Oklahoma Ave, SLO
Phone: (805) 543-9316

 

SB County Animal Shelters

DAWG: Dog Adoption & Welfare Group
5480 Overpass, Santa Barbara
Phone: (805) 681-0561

Animal Services: Lompoc Shelter
1501 West Central, Lompoc
Phone: (805) 737-7755

Animal Services: Santa Barbara Shelter
5473 Overpass Road, Goleta
Phone: (805) 681-5285

Animal Services: Santa Maria Shelter
548 West Foster, Santa Maria
Phone: (805) 934-6119

Santa Maria Valley Humane Society
751 Black Road, Santa Maria
Phone: (805) 349-3435

Santa Ynez Valley Humane Society
111 Commerce, Buellton
Phone: (805) 688-8224