There is an exciting undertaking between Contra Costa Animal Services, Contra Costa Humane Society, and Southern Oregon Humane Society. On Thursday (March 31) at 9:30 a.m., volunteers from Contra Costa Animal Services will load up 15-20 of our shelter dogs to drive them in caravan to Oregon, where they are in need of small & medium sized dogs to adopt (imagine!). This effort, dubbed “Operation Rescue Paws” started with a small plane flight of 4 dogs to Oregon earlier this month and will continue with this road trip. Contra Costa Animal Services will perform the spays & neuters while CC Humane Society is raising funds to pay for them. Volunteers will provide temporary foster homes to the dogs until Thursday while they recover from surgery.
This collaborative effort is focusing on dogs that have been at the shelter a long time who need a second chance at finding their forever homes.
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