• Disease Outbreak Impacts County’s Largest Animal Shelter

    Riverside County’s largest animal shelter is under siege from a contagious pathogen that’s causing canines to suffer severe respiratory illness, which has turned fatal in multiple instances, authorities said Tuesday, prompting a call for help from the public to foster healthy shelter pets to lower their exposure risks.

  • Palm Springs Animal Shelter Asks for Donations

    The Friends of the Palm Springs Animal Shelter runs mostly on donations, and winter season the blankets, towels and other essential linens are running low, the staff and volunteers are asking for the community’s support in order to meet the needs of the pets. In a shelter with more than 200 cats and dogs up […]

  • Animal Rescue Heroes Save the Day During Major Fires

    It was a mad dash to save horses and goats on a ranch in Jurupa Valley, with life hanging in the balance and seconds between flames and these animals rained officers and volunteers with the Riverside County Department of Animal Services run into help. “Our main goal is to save and protect as many lives […]

  • County: Cats Available for Adoption in Exchange for Playing Game

    To spur cat adoptions at Riverside County’s three largest animal shelters, officials Friday announced the start of a game that, if played right, will enable visitors to adopt a feline for nothing. “It’s all part of raising awareness of our serious cat situation — in a fun manner,” said Jaclyn Schart, a Department of Animal […]

  • Lost And Starving Coyote Pup Found Last Week Died

    An emaciated coyote pup rescued last week in the Thousand Palms area died despite efforts to nurse him back to health, a county animal services spokesman said Wednesday. “Unfortunately, I received a call from the nonprofit organization that was caring for the pup,” Riverside County Department of Animal Services spokesman John Welsh said. “The coyote […]

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