Thousand Palms

Pet Owner Appreciation! Now on Through Nov. 30

Pet Owner Appreciation! Now on Through Nov. 30

Are you a recent client, pet adopter, supporting member, or financial donor of Animal Samaritans?  If so, we want to thank you!  Look for our Pet Owner Appreciation Savings postcard in your mailbox this month, or simply print out this e-newsletter.  Bring your appreciation offer to Animal Samaritans’ Veterinary Clinic and receive $5 off each […]

The Next Face of Dog Fighting

The Next Face of Dog Fighting

Dog fighting–brutal, inhumane, uncivilized, unspeakable dog fighting– was not only legal in colonial America, but it has also sanctioned and promoted. The practice of pitting two dogs against each other until one is either killed or so grievously injured it can no longer defend itself, continued in America without notable outcry or punitive repercussions into […]

Two Thousand Lives Saved in 16 Months

Two Thousand Lives Saved in 16 Months

Thousand Palms, CA – By the time your skin recovers from its Labor Day sunburn, Animal Samaritans’ Adoption Alliance Program will reach an animal rescue milestone: 2,000 animals saved in less than two years.  Animal Samaritans, in partnership with Riverside County Animal Services (RCAS), has been rescuing more than 100 dogs and cats every month since […]

Mini-Panthers for Adoption

Mini-Panthers for Adoption

Do YOU have a mini-panther?  While sleek, elegant, loving and intelligent, black felines are routinely overlooked by potential adopters. Animal Samaritans has dubbed their black kittens mini-panthers for the obvious resemblance to their majestic cousins in the wild. Since our Mini-Panther adoption event at the Westfield Mall on June 9th, three black kittens have found […]

Voice Your Support on June 18 for Pet Grooming Bill SB 969

Voice Your Support on June 18 for Pet Grooming Bill SB 969

The Pet Grooming Bill is legislation meant to ensure no more animals are injured or disfigured because a groomer lacking adequate training and experience was allowed to handle someone’s pet. Animal lovers and members of the Coachella Valley Animal Commission (CVAC) are encouraged to call our state assembly members and voice your support for the […]

Best Dogs for the Desert

Best Dogs for the Desert

Over the past six months, our Adoption Alliance rescue coordinator has seen nearly a dozen huskies come and go at the Riverside cities/counties animal shelter. Huskies are a comparatively uncommon breed in the desert; these beautiful, intelligent snow-dogs have thick, heavy coats suited for cold climates and can easily overheat in soaring summer temperatures. Of […]