• Q&A with CEO Susan Lee Vick

    Q&A with CEO Susan Lee Vick

    Passing the torch at a place as passionate as ARF is always an exciting time! The future of our mission is in good hands with Susan Lee Vick, the new Chief Executive Officer, joining the team with a commitment to advancing the human-animal bond and eagerness to lead ARF into our next chapter.

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  • ARF’s 2022 End of Year Video

    ARF’s 2022 End of Year Video

    Every December, we like to recap the past year at ARF in the form of a music video. 2022, your support made a world of difference for at-risk animals and pet guardians in need. This includes: Please enjoy some of …

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  • Paws Press — December 2022

    Paws Press — December 2022

    Even at only a couple of months old, animals can be inspirational. That’s certainly the case with a litter of sick Golden Retriever puppies …

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  • Paws Press Magazine — Winter 2022

    Paws Press Magazine — Winter 2022

    Here at ARF, we’re surrounded by superheroes every day — from the Veterans we serve, to our Pet Hug Pack® therapy animals, to our incredible volunteers and staff, all the way to the newly-adopted pet who helps a grieving family heal.

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  • KTVU: ARF Pets and Vets

    KTVU: ARF Pets and Vets

    KTVU’s Brooks Jarosz spoke with Erin Thompson, Marketing Manager at the Animal Rescue Foundation, about how our Pets and Vets program is saving both animal lives and Veteran lives.

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  • Paws Press — November 2022

    Paws Press — November 2022

    Originally found as a stray wandering the streets just outside of Chico, CA, Moss arrived at our facility with a persistent cough…

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  • New Program to Address Vet Tech Shortage

    New Program to Address Vet Tech Shortage

    New Pilot Program Launched to Address Veterinary Technician Shortage Thanks to Maddie’s Fund® Two Bay Area national animal welfare leaders, the Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) and Maddie’s Fund®, marked National Vet Tech Week by announcing a partnership to address critical …

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  • Paws Press — September 2022

    Paws Press — September 2022

    On a cold, gloomy day in California’s Central Valley, an animal control officer responded to a gruesome situation: a small, bloody dog …

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  • Paws Press — August 2022

    Paws Press — August 2022

    Originally found as a stray wandering the streets just outside of Chico, CA, Moss arrived at our facility with a persistent cough…

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  • More Than 1,200 Animals per Year Saved

    More Than 1,200 Animals per Year Saved

    KTVU’s Heather Holmes spoke with Stephanie Chew, the development director of the Animal Rescue Foundation, about how the adoption agency is saving animal lives.

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  • Paws Press Magazine — Summer 2022

    Paws Press Magazine — Summer 2022

    Margaret Mead once said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” It’s almost as if the quote was written with ARF, and all its accomplishments of the past 31 years, in mind.

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  • Paws Press — June 2022

    Paws Press — June 2022

    Sweet Mistletoe had a liver condition; a portosystemic shunt. Her liver couldn’t filter out toxins properly and was given a six-month life expectancy …

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