pets

Participants in the 2013 Wiggle Waggle Walk. Photo by Dennis Evanosky

Time to Get Your Wiggle On

Jun 05,2014

The most important fundraiser of the year for the Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter can also be a ton of fun for dogowners and their pets. The third annual Wiggle Waggle Walk is set for this Sunday, June 8, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Harbor Bay Ferry Terminal on Bay Farm Island.

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Some Suggestions for Animal Shelter

Dec 27,2019

I’m going to focus on cats for this letter because of the difficulty in locating animal shelter statistics. But, my arguments could be used to argue in favor of the underused space at the Alameda Animal Shelter. 

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Courtesy photo  Little Puffball might seem excited to face the great outdoors, but kitten owners should be aware of the dangers Puffball could confront out there.

Tips from Vet on Keeping Pets Healthy, Happy

Sep 01,2016

 

Question: Does my dog need a heartworm preventative all year ‘round in the Bay Area? The mosquitoes here are not as bad as in the South, and I don’t want to medicate her if I don’t have to.

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‘Molding’ Causes Your Pet Discomfort

May 14,2015

Dear Flora: 

My name is Betty Beagle, and my guardian is a really good guy.  I gotta say, I don’t know why, but when we are out for a walk, he sometimes places his foot on my back near my tail, pushes down with his foot, and says “Sit, sit, sit!” while he’s doing it! 

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FAAS Honors its Volunteers

Apr 10,2014

Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS) could not care for the more than 1,000 animals that come through its doors each year without the more than 100 wonderful, dedicated and passionate volunteers who work side by side with staff to help Alameda’s stray and abandoned pets. 

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