• Award-Winning Animal Rescue Organization Embarks on Exciting New Chapter

    Award-Winning Animal Rescue Organization Embarks on Exciting New Chapter

    After more than three decades of successful partnership, the Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) announced today that the organization and Tony La Russa have agreed to part ways

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  • Paws Press — February 2023

    Paws Press — February 2023

    Cheddar, a playful, affectionate Chihuahua mix, was found as a stray with his siblings at only two months old. He arrived as a perfectly happy puppy. But one characteristic made him stand out from the litter: his shrunken and shriveled right eye.

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  • Paws Press — January 2023

    Paws Press — January 2023

    Need a new purpose in the new year? Make a resolution that you’ll be motivated to keep all year long: Change lives by fostering rescue Need a new purpose in the new year? Make a resolution that you’ll be motivated to keep all year long: Change lives by fostering rescue dogs who are being considered…

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  • 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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