• 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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  • Mel’s “Anti-birthday”

    Mel’s “Anti-birthday”

    Our very own Mel got some time in the spotlight with Juliette Goodrich of KPIX 5 CBS News! Just a few weeks shy of the one-year anniversary of her rescue, she was thrown an “anti-birthday” party to help her find …

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  • Paws Press — May 2022

    Paws Press — May 2022

    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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  • Paws Press — April 2022

    Paws Press — April 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 — March 2022

    Paws Press — March 2022

    Every month, the Paws Press eNewsletter provides updates on everything you need to know about the comings-and-goings at ARF. Sign up to receive inspiring animal stories, information about upcoming events, opportunities to help, and more!  Support the Most Vulnerable Lives …

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  • Paws Press — Winter 2021

    Paws Press — Winter 2021

    Enhancing the human-animal bond has always been an important piece to ARF’s mission: People Rescuing Animals … Animals Rescuing People®. The Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) recently…

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  • ARF’s 2021 End of Year Video

    ARF’s 2021 End of Year Video

    To close out the year, we’d like to highlight the impact you had on ARF’s animals in 2021. This year’s accomplishments include: Here’s a look at some of the dogs and cats you’ve helped rescue and the milestones we achieved …

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