placer county animal services

Placer residents have close encounters of the wild kind

Placer County residents are noticing an increase in wildlife near roads, in livestock fields and even foraging through backyards, causing speculation as to whether or not the droug ...

Placer County spurred to put more bite in dog leash laws

A North Auburn great-grandmother’s dog-attack horror story is spurring Placer County officials to look at a revamp of current leash laws. Delta Wilson-Ricky, 76, saw her poodle ...

Animal shelter has free cat adoptions

Cat adoption rebates have been extended through November at the Placer County Animal Shelter in Auburn. Adopt an adult cat one year or older from the Placer County Animal Shelter a ...

County investigating chemical attack on Loomis family's dog

Placer County Animal Services is conducting an investigation after a Loomis dog suffered third-degree chemical burns. According to Tim Goffa, animal services senior supervising off ...

Pet burro burned in chemical attack

Placer County Animal Services is investigating an attack on a Penryn burro that suffered chemi-cal burns. Betsy, a 23-year-old burro, is owned by Shannon and Bob McClurg, of Penry ...

Animal groups promote spaying and neutering

Kitten season is here and uncontrolled breeding means there are countless numbers of cats needing good homes. Colleen Spears, of Loomis, is a cat rescuer and said last year she and ...