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Big Adopt-a-Thon Weekend coming up: rabbits, pit bulls, lots of other pets

Lots of bunnies to adopt at Oakland Animal Services! Photo by Ian Elwood, Oakland, CA
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Lots of things to do (and adopt) this weekend!

1. Oakland Animal Services, 1101 29th Ave., Oakland, is OVERLOADED with beautiful rabbits that need homes. Been looking for a bunny for your family? Drop by and adopt one! Visit their website at http://oaklandanimalservices.org for information on their hours and a peek at all the bunnies and other animals that are available for adoption.

2. Contra Costa Animal Services is holding their “St. Pitty’s Day Adopt-a-thon, Noon-3 p.m. Saturday (March 10), at Pet Food Express, 2158 Contra Costa Blvd., Pleasant Hill. Plenty of loveable pitbulls to adopt. Website: http://www.ccasd.org You can also join them on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ccasd

3. Petco and Hill’s Science Diet are hosting a National Pet Adoption Weekend, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (March 10 & 11) at all Petco locations. Check with local stores for exact times and details of specific adoption events. Visit http://www.petco.com/adoption for locations.

Have fun … and I hope you find yourself a new family pet in the process! /Gary

Posted on Thursday, March 8th, 2012
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Rescued pet rabbits are available for adoption

Bunny available for adoption (Hayward Animal Shelter, Hayward, CA)
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HERD OF PET RABBITS RESCUED
NEAR SAN MATEO-HAYWARD BRIDGE TOLL PLAZA

Three East Bay Regional Park rangers, using nets, caught 18 cold and wet pet rabbits that had been illegally dumped in a marshy shoreline area near the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge toll plaza early last Thursday (Feb. 24) morning. Rangers said some of the rabbits were so friendly they actually came up to them. All were taken to the Hayward Animal Shelter where they were cleaned up, fed and placed in warm cages.

** The Hayward Animal Shelter, 16 Barnes Court, Hayward, CA, will have 6 of these  bunnies available for adoption starting today, March 3, on a first-come, first-served basis.

** The rest of the bunnies will be available for adoption from Noon to 4 p.m. this Saturday, March 5, at a big Mardi Gras Bunny Adoption Event at the Tri-Valley SPCA, 4651 Gleason Drive, Dublin, CA.
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Posted on Thursday, March 3rd, 2011
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Chinese New Year, Feb. 3, Year of the Rabbit

Helen Chin and bunny, celebrate Year of the Rabbit, Rabbit Rescue & Rehab, Animal Care & Control of NY City.
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Chinese New Year falls on Thursday, February 3, this year.  It’s the Year of the Rabbit — a year for people to hop out of misfortunes and leap for a brighter future, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. (Learn more about “I Love NYC Pets Month” and upcoming events  in New York City at http://www.animalalliancenyc.org/ilovenycpets/2011/)

As we approach the Year of the Rabbit, we are reminded that often, adorable baby rabbits are given as gifts. Sadly, too many are quickly discarded or die.

If your family is not ready for a lifetime commitment to a bunny, get a plush toy rabbit to celebrate the Chinese New Year instead. If you ARE ready for a great companion, check out all the neat bunnies at SaveABunny in Mill Valley, California, at http://www.saveabunny.org

Hop to it! /Gary

www.SaveABunny.org, Year of the Rabbit
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Posted on Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011
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