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She Rescues Animals in Danger….

She Rescues Animals in Danger….

Animal Samaritans is pleased to welcome Michelle Bergeron to it’s Adoption Alliance Program.  She is the new Adoption Alliance Rescue Coordinator and her primary job duty can be summarized in a sentence: I rescue adoptable dogs and cats from our public animal shelters. Michelle is working with animal rescue groups and fellow no-kill shelters across […]

Meet the Shoulder Cat: Kashmir

Meet the Shoulder Cat: Kashmir

Kashmir is arguably the most affectionate cat we have ever had at our shelter.  He thinks his proper place in life is on your shoulders. You can walk from room to room with him there. Meanwhile, he’ll purr in your ear the entire time. He likes to rub his cheek on your cheek too. While […]

Dog Day Out Has Begun!

Dog Day Out Has Begun!

Keep your eyes open for an adoptable dog on the town. This month Animal Samaritans is expanding its efforts to find homes for homeless dogs through its Doggy Day Out program.  Simply put, Doggy Day Out brings adoptable dogs into the community. Our volunteers walk an adoptable dog about town, showing him or her off […]

Supplies Needed!

Supplies Needed!

With the growth of our pet foster program, we need more puppy formula to bottle feed newborn puppies. This winter, we continue to rescue unwanted puppies.  Unfortunately, cows milk is not healthy for infant dogs and cats.  Most pet stores carry kitten and puppy formula.We also need pet carriers to transport homeless dogs and cats […]

January 14: Adoption Event at Westfield

January 14:  Adoption Event at Westfield

Join Animal Samaritans at the Westfield Shoppingtown Mall in Palm Desert for the first adoption event of 2012.  Visit shelter dogs and puppies hoping to find a forever home. Date: Saturday, January 14 Time: 10am – 2pm Place: Westfield Shoppingtown Mall in Palm Desert–1st floor outside of Sears. Questions? Call Michelle 760.343.4271

Why does YOUR dog or cat make a great pet?

Why does YOUR dog or cat make a great pet?

My dog Scout is an incorrigible rascal. After years of good behavior, she insists on jumping onto the couch (and me) when I sit down. For the first four years of her life, the couch was off limits. However, recently my pet sitter had her sitting on the couch for three days straight; she said […]

Meet Ruby:

Meet Ruby:

Ruby needs our help.  This sweet, gentle, boxer needs surgery for an ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) injury. Sadly, at public shelters animals with injuries such as hers are not always saved due to the veterinary cost involved in helping them. But Ruby’s now safe with Animal Samaritans and awaiting her surgery… after that?  Adoption to […]

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Pet Owners

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Pet Owners

1.  I will have my pet microchipped. This is a safe and affordable way to ensure your animal is returned to you should she get lost. About the size of a grain of rice, microchips are painlessly inserted beneath the upper layer of your pet’s epidermis. 2.  I will update my pet’s vaccinations. Protect your […]