U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Final Rule on Traveling by Air with Service Animals

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Final Rule on Traveling by Air with Service Animals

Washington, D.C. … The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced that it is revising its Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) regulation on the transportation of service animals by air to ensure a safe and accessible air transportation system.  The final rule on Traveling by Air with Service Animals can be found HERE. The Department received more […]

Lindsay is Your Calaveras County Animal Services Pet of the Week

Lindsay is Your Calaveras County Animal Services  Pet of the Week

San Andreas, CA…Meet Lindsay, a lovely shorthaired dilute Tortie estimated to be about eight years of age. With enormous green eyes and a calm, quiet personality, Lindsay is super cuddly and enjoys being petted and brushed. This sweet girl was found wandering near a busy highway and has a microchip, but her owner cannot be […]

Lindsay is Your Calaveras County Animal Services Pet of the Week

Lindsay is Your Calaveras County Animal Services  Pet of the Week

San Andreas, CA…Meet Lindsay, a lovely shorthaired dilute Tortie estimated to be about eight years of age. With enormous green eyes and a calm, quiet personality, Lindsay is super cuddly and enjoys being petted and brushed. This sweet girl was found wandering near a busy highway and has a microchip, but her owner cannot be […]

31st Annual Cow Pie Social Drop

31st Annual Cow Pie Social Drop

Murphys, CA…The Bret Harte FFA Chapter hosted the 31st annual Cow Pie Social at Ironstone Vineyards on Friday, October 30th beginning at 5:30 in the evening. Due to the COVID restrictions, the Bret Harte FFA chapter had to find a new way to continue a community tradition and our members sold tickets for a chance […]

Rescued Bald Eagle Returned to the Wild

Rescued Bald Eagle Returned to the Wild

Valley Springs, CA…From the Calaveras Sheriff’s Dept…”Do you remember when Calaveras Sheriff’s Deputy Emmi rescued the Eagle at Hogan Lake a few months ago? Well today “Joey” was able to be released back into the wild! The Eagle, previously thought to be a Golden Eagle was determined to be a juvenile female Bald Eagle. Joey […]

Skunk Tested Positive for Rabies in Mountain Ranch, CA

Skunk Tested Positive for Rabies in Mountain Ranch, CA

Mountain Ranch, CA…On October 5, 2020, Calaveras Animal Services investigated a complaint of a lethargic skunk in the 6500 Block of Railroad Flat Road, in Mountain Ranch, CA. The skunk was transported to Animal Services and euthanized by Animal Control Officers on October 5, 2020. The skunk was sent to San Joaquin Public Health Laboratory […]

Odin is Your Calaveras Pet of the Week

Odin is Your Calaveras Pet of the Week

San Andreas, CA…Meet Odin, a confident, well-trained boy who was abandoned by his owner. A German shepherd mix, we estimate him to be between 5 and 6 six years of age. Odin is very social and bonds easily with staff and volunteers. Though he may be confused by recent circumstances, Odin still very much wants […]

Calaveras County Pets of the Week! You Can’t Buy Love But You Can Adopt It!

Calaveras County Pets of the Week!  You Can’t Buy Love But You Can Adopt It!

San Andreas, CA…They say you can’t buy love but you certainly can adopt it. This photo is representative of the many adorable, spunky and playful kittens currently at the shelter – we’ll leave the naming to you. Can’t decide which one to adopt – why not adopt a pair?  It truly is easier to raise […]

Free Drive-Thru Rabies Vaccinations on September 19th

Free Drive-Thru Rabies Vaccinations on September 19th

Angels Camp, CA…The Friends of Calaveras Animal Services (FOCAS), Dr. Ginnie Ringuette, DVM, Calaveras County Animal Services, Spence Ranch Feed & Supply, FREE DRIVE-THRU RABIES VACCINATIONS Saturday-September 19, 2020 9:00am to 12:00pm, Spence Ranch Feed & Supply, 1291 CA-49 Angles Camp, CA 95222. Rabies is a deadly disease caused by a virus. We live in […]

Simone is Your Calaveras Pet of the Week

Simone is Your Calaveras Pet of the Week

San Andreas, CA…Meet Simone – a lovely, medium-haired gray tabby approximately six years young. Like Billy whom you met last week, Simone is one of five abandoned cats that a kindly woman was feeding. However, this woman is now moving to an assisted living facility and her friends brought the cats to the shelter. Exceptionally […]

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