With the recent uptick in small dog thefts [“Dog Nappers,” January], be sure to keep your dog safe and spread the word about #AdoptDontShop vs. buying a dog off the streets or online. Thanks to Bay Woof for raising awareness about the recent dog nappers in the East Bay.
Thanks to the East Bay SPCA’s Travers Family Compassion and Care Center [“Lucky Dogs Land at the Travers Center,” January], we can help more pets like Jasper and Porter, bonded seniors who were transferred to us from Wine Country during the fires last November, all year! Thanks, Bay Woof, for the highlight!
Happy New Year, everyone! I’m starting 2018 off with an awesome cover on Bay Woof!! [January] This is adorable Lola from a client session I had a few years ago.
Did you see our article in the Bay Woof December Shelter Zone? [“Heartwarming Tales From OAS,” December 2017]. Here’s an important part: “As the city of Oakland’s only open-admissions animal shelter (OAS takes in every animal in need regardless of age, temperament, health, or species), Oakland Animal Services’ duties are as diverse as the community we serve. Operating on the leanest of budgets, Oakland Animal Services oversees the city’s Animal Control Unit responsible for enforcing animal welfare and public safety laws, provides care for stray and surrendered animals, supports lost pet searches and reunions, and facilitates the placement of homeless animals via public adoptions and coordination with adoption partners near and far. The needs of the community are great, but so are the results of a job well done: enriched quality of life for humans and animals.”
Thanks for publishing Kelly Gorman Dunbar.
James Adell, Emeryville
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