Animal Rights

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 […]

Gardening company faces $12.5 million penalty for adding poison to bird food

Gardening company faces $12.5 million penalty for adding poison to bird food

The US law and garden products company, Scotts Miracle Gro, the world’s largest marketer of residential pesticides, is facing $12.5 million in fines for violating numerous federal pesticide laws and for adding illegal toxins to wild bird food. The company pleaded guilty to distributing pesticides with misleading and unapproved labels, distributing unregistered pesticides and falsifying […]

Bighorn Sheep Observations Utilizing Remote Cameras

Bighorn Sheep Observations Utilizing Remote Cameras

2nd Friday Old Schoolhouse Lecture Series Twentynine Palms, CA, September 14, 2012 Society for the Conservation of Bighorn Sheep Camera Coordinator, Bob Burke, will share his knowledge of desert bighorn sheep conservation at the Second Friday Old School House Lecture Series.  Bob has organized the SCBS project that has collected more than 300,000 photos by use of […]

Adopt a Kitten Day

Adopt a Kitten Day

Get A Positive Cattitude! July 15, 2012, Palm Springs, CA – Friends of the Palm Springs Animal Shelter is teaming up with VCA Rancho Mirage Animal Hospital for an extra special kitten adoption event on Saturday, July 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Adopters will have the opportunity to meet over thirty cute and […]

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 […]