• Joybound Emergency Response: 11 Cats from Hollister

    Joybound Emergency Response: 11 Cats from Hollister

    On Friday, March 8, the Joybound team quickly mobilized to respond to an emergency call from Hollister Animal Care and Services for assistance evacuating cats from a property with health and safety concerns.

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  • Joy Online – Summer 2024

    Joy Online – Summer 2024

    Joy is the quarterly magazine for Joybound People & Pets. With a gift of just $25 to Joybound, you can be added to our mailing list and receive Joy in your mailbox for one year! Inside This Issue From Our …

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  • eNews Unleashed — June 2024

    eNews Unleashed — June 2024

    You’ve likely heard about our assistance programs and our mission to keep pets out of shelters and in the care of the families who love them…

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  • Meet the Fleet

    Meet the Fleet

    Last week was another incredible week of pet adoptions! Thank you to everyone who adopted a new best friend. Adopters are invited to stay involved through events, programs, and more!

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  • Susan Lee Vick on the Pets Add Life Podcast

    Susan Lee Vick on the Pets Add Life Podcast

    Joybound’s CEO, Susan Lee Vick, was recently invited to make a guest appearance on the Pets Add Life podcast, presented by the American Pet Products Association and DOGTV!

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  • Making the Human-Animal Bond Personal

    Making the Human-Animal Bond Personal

    My Journey with Joybound People & Pets Written by Vickie Eiges, Joybound’s Director of Corporate Partnerships Seven months ago, the concept of the human-animal bond was foreign to me. Sure, I’ve had pets throughout my life — a constant source …

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  • Foster Spotlight: Mie & Ember

    Foster Spotlight: Mie & Ember

    Since 2019, Joybound volunteer Mie has fostered 30 dogs. To her, fostering is a family affair along with the support of her dog-loving husband, Earl, and her resident Joybound-adopted dog: a 7-year-old, sweet Pit Bull Terrier mix named Momo. “In …

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  • Renowned Animal Behaviorist Dr. Wailani Sung Joins Joybound 

    Renowned Animal Behaviorist Dr. Wailani Sung Joins Joybound 

    Renowned Animal Behaviorist Dr. Wailani Sung Joins Joybound  Will head up Joybound People & Pets’ Training and Enrichment Program  WALNUT CREEK, CA, May 13, 2024 – Joybound People & Pets, formerly Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) is thrilled to welcome Dr. …

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  • ARF’s Animals on Broadway is Now Joybound Around Town on Broadway

    ARF’s Animals on Broadway is Now Joybound Around Town on Broadway

    The Beloved Annual Celebration of Pets and Their People is Back for its 24th Year  What: Joybound Around Town, formerly Animal Rescue Foundation’s (ARF’s) Animals on Broadway, is a community celebration of the special bond between pets and people, and the …

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  • 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 their 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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  • Jennifer Brown Peabody: a True Hero for the Animals

    Jennifer Brown 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 Brown Peabody, Joybound’s longtime Veterinary Services Administrator. After more than 21 years with the organization, the …

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