• Help Vets with PTSD Get Life-Saving Service Dogs (NextAvenue.org)

    Help Vets with PTSD Get Life-Saving Service Dogs (NextAvenue.org)

    PBS’s NextAvenue.org published an article about the growing number of opportunities nationwide for Veterans to receive psychiatric service dogs for the service-related trauma. Among the programs featured was Joybound’s Shelter to Service program! Our CEO Susan Lee Vick and longtime, …

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  • Celebrating Caturday Spay (and Neuter) Day!

    Celebrating Caturday Spay (and Neuter) Day!

    On the heels of World Spay Day in February, and in advance of “kitten season” when we typically see a surge in stray kittens who often face major health obstacles, our veterinary team and dedicated Joybound volunteers spayed and neutered …

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  • Jen Peabody: a True Hero for the Animals

    Jen Peabody: a True Hero for the Animals

    The Joybound family tragically lost someone very special this year. We’d like to take a moment to give special recognition and tribute to Jennifer Peabody, Joybound’s longtime Veterinary Services Administrator. After more than 21 years with the organization, the impact …

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  • Breaking New Ground for Good Jobs and Clean Pets 

    Breaking New Ground for Good Jobs and Clean Pets 

    Careers and clean dogs are the aim of the Engelstad Grooming Academy and Salon, which broke ground on March 4. Joybound CEO Susan Lee Vick was joined by Kris, Sean, and Erin Engelstad and Jane Fielden of the Engelstad Foundation, …

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  • ABC7 News: Bay Area animal rescue adoption event steals people’s hearts with help from adorable puppies

    ABC7 News: Bay Area animal rescue adoption event steals people’s hearts with help from adorable puppies

    A huge adoption event in Walnut Creek gave people the chance to give some pups a fur-ever home WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (KGO) — A huge adoption event gave people the chance to give some pups a forever home in Walnut Creek …

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  • On Valentine’s Day, We Are Joybound

    On Valentine’s Day, We Are Joybound

    By Susan Lee Vick, CEO of Joybound People & Pets Roses and chocolate may be commercial symbols of love on Valentine’s Day – but for me, every day, it’s the wag of my dog’s tail or a cat’s thunderous purr …

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  • Will You Be Mine? Animal Rescue Foundation is now Joybound

    Will You Be Mine? Animal Rescue Foundation is now Joybound

    Beloved animal rescue organization celebrates the human-animal bond this Valentine’s Day and beyond; also hosting community adopt-a-thon Feb. 17 WALNUT CREEK, CA, February 14, 2024 – After 32 years as the Animal Rescue Foundation, one of Contra Costa County’s longest-serving …

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  • ARF is Joybound!

    ARF is Joybound!

    For more than 30 years, Animal Rescue Foundation supporters like you have made it possible to save the lives of thousands of cats and dogs and unite them with loving families. Together, we’ve formed and supported almost 50,000 life-changing bonds …

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