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Dogtown: Eureka! We’ve found Nugget

Dogtown: Eureka! We’ve found Nugget

Daylight savings time is behind us now, and like it or not, we are heading for winter. It is time to think about getting all our furry friends adopted into warm and cozy homes! Several of our dogs have been enjoying weekend visits to the homes of volunteers lately. This gives us so much more

Dogtown: Let Gloria come a-walkin’ down your street

This has been a big week for the shelter’s longest canine resident, Gloria. Gloria has been at the shelter since Dec. 23. That’s a long time to be in a kennel, even with warm floors, regular meals and a daily walk. Gloria is easy to overlook. She is in an end kennel, another mostly black

Dogtown: Impressive results with ‘wild child’ dogs

I mention the shelter volunteers a lot in this column. This dedicated group of dog walkers and cat fanciers makes a big difference in the lives of the animals at the shelter. There is plenty of statistical evidence that shows a positive correlation between volunteer hours and adoption rates at shelters. It’s not surprising that the

Dogtown: Meet Jerry & Squash, two joyful fuzzy fellows

The combined forces of shelter staff, volunteers, Redwood Pals and a supportive community resulted in a successful “Clear the Shelter” promotion over the last two weeks!  The shelter manager wanted to be in a position to assist the Weaverville shelter if fires caused them to have to evacuate. With the Humboldt shelter already filled beyond

Dogtown: Sammie and Dozer are ready to be sweet, sprightly partners

Redwood Pals Rescue is very dependent on our foster network. We don’t have a physical facility where we can keep dogs, though the shelter is always generous in allowing us some time to find placements for the dogs when space allows. Sometimes our dogs go to foster homes where the people waiver about fostering or

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