PLEASE NOTE: Effective immediately, in compliance with the shelter-in-place order, ARF is suspending most regular programs and services until further notice. Our shelter animals will continue to be cared for by our staff and most of our animals are in foster homes. Humane education, children's activities, and dog training classes are cancelled, and the shelter is closed to the public.
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2890 Mitchell Dr
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Virtual Adoption Hours
Wed - Sat: Noon - 5 pm
Sun: Noon - 4 pm
Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm
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ARF is a 501(c)(3).
Our tax ID is 68-0240341.
ARF has received Charity Navigator's highest 4-star rating for 13 years running.