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 […]

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 […]

Calaveras Pets of the Week Are Rachel & Reuben

Calaveras Pets of the Week Are Rachel & Reuben

San Andreas, CA…Meet Rachel a shorthaired brown tabby kitten and her brother Reuben, a medium-haired brown tabby. These adorable four-month old siblings are friendly, gentle and super-playful. They love people, to be petted and absolutely adore tummy rubs though right now are a bit too energetic to be held for long because what they want […]

Tortoise Expected to Recover After Being Struck by Vehicle

Tortoise Expected to Recover After Being Struck by Vehicle

San Andreas, CA…From CAL FJRE TCU…”CAL FIRE Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit Division Chief Frese also understands that duty calls at peculiar times. Yesterday he rescued this tortoise that had been hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Hwy. 49 and Mountain Ranch Rd. in San Andreas. The tortoise was transferred to an animal rescue for care. […]

Tiegs is Missing, Help Him Return Home

Tiegs is Missing, Help Him Return Home

Arnold, CA…We’ve had our beloved Tiegs for 8 years. He’s been up here with us in blue lake springs for the last 3 months. He’s been missing for 2 weeks now. Still hopeful. Tiegs has black and grey stripes. He’s pretty big weighing about 20 lbs and is a polydactyl cat (with 6 toes on […]

“Joey” the Eagle will be Soaring Again Soon Thanks to the Calaveras Sheriff’s Dept & Tri-County Wildlife

“Joey” the Eagle will be Soaring Again Soon Thanks to the Calaveras Sheriff’s Dept & Tri-County Wildlife

Valley Springs, CA…On 7/24/20 a Marine Safety Deputy working at Lake Hogan was flagged down by citizens. The citizens advised that they saw what appeared to be an injured bird on the Hogan shoreline. Our Deputy responded and located a juvenile Golden Eagle which appeared to be injured. The Deputy caught the injured Eagle and […]

Free Drive-Thru Rabies Vaccinations on July 25th

Free Drive-Thru Rabies Vaccinations on July 25th

San Andreas, CA…The Friends of Calaveras Animal Services (FOCAS), Dr. Cathy Gatlin, DVM Calaveras County Animal Services, FREE DRIVE–THRU RABIES VACCINATIONS Saturday ~ July 25, 2020 9:00am to 12:00pm. Calaveras County Government Center 891 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, CA. Rabies is a deadly disease caused by a virus. We live in an area where […]

Biscuit Awaits You at Calaveras Animal Services

Biscuit Awaits You at Calaveras Animal Services

San Andreas, CA…Meet Biscuit, a beautiful shorthaired gray and white tabby about seven years of age. Biscuit’s owner passed away and this poor kitty roamed her neighborhood until a kindly neighbor began caring for but could not keep her. The neighbor brought Biscuit to the shelter with a lovely note to Biscuit’s new family along […]