• Paws Press — Winter 2022

    Paws Press — Winter 2022

    Here at ARF, we’re surrounded by superheroes every day — from the Veterans we serve, to our Pet Hug Pack® therapy animals, to our incredible volunteers and staff, all the way to the newly-adopted pet who helps a grieving family heal.

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  • KTVU: ARF Pets and Vets

    KTVU: ARF Pets and Vets

    KTVU’s Brooks Jarosz spoke with Erin Thompson, Marketing Manager at Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation, about how our Pets and Vets program is saving both animal lives and Veteran lives.

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  • Paws Press — November 2022

    Paws Press — November 2022

    Originally found as a stray wandering the streets just outside of Chico, CA, Moss arrived at our facility with a persistent cough…

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  • New Program to Address Vet Tech Shortage

    New Program to Address Vet Tech Shortage

    New Pilot Program Launched to Address Veterinary Technician Shortage Thanks to Maddie’s Fund® Two Bay Area national animal welfare leaders, Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) and Maddie’s Fund®, marked National Vet Tech Week by announcing a partnership to …

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  • Paws Press — October 2022

    Paws Press — October 2022

    Ponyo and her two feline sisters were tearfully surrendered to one of our partner shelters when their previous guardian couldn’t find ….

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  • Paws Press — September 2022

    Paws Press — September 2022

    On a cold, gloomy day in California’s Central Valley, an animal control officer responded to a gruesome situation: a small, bloody dog …

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  • Paws Press — August 2022

    Paws Press — August 2022

    Originally found as a stray wandering the streets just outside of Chico, CA, Moss arrived at our facility with a persistent cough…

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  • More Than 1,200 Animals per Year Saved

    More Than 1,200 Animals per Year Saved

    KTVU’s Heather Holmes spoke with Stephanie Chew, the development director of Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation, about how the adoption agency is saving animal lives.

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  • Paws Press — July 2022

    Paws Press — July 2022

    Zoey Sunshine was incredibly loved by her previous guardian, Martha, who would sing to her every day. But when Martha was …

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  • Paws Press — Summer 2022

    Paws Press — Summer 2022

    Margaret Mead once said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” It’s almost as if the quote was written with ARF, and all its accomplishments of the past 31 years, in mind.

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  • Paws Press — June 2022

    Paws Press — June 2022

    Sweet Mistletoe had a liver condition; a portosystemic shunt. Her liver couldn’t filter out toxins properly and was given a six-month life expectancy …

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  • Mel’s “Anti-birthday”

    Mel’s “Anti-birthday”

    Our very own Mel got some time in the spotlight with Juliette Goodrich of KPIX 5 CBS News! Just a few weeks shy of the one-year anniversary of her rescue, she was thrown an “anti-birthday” party to help her find …

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