Updated Friday, July 31
In compliance with social distancing and recommended safety protocols, ARF is suspending many regular programs and services until further notice. Thank you for your continued interest and support of ARF as we navigate this difficult situation. Our shelter animals are our top priority. They are being well cared for by our staff and many of our animals are in volunteer foster homes.
ARF Emergency Medical Fund® and Pet Safety Net are still offering assistance to pet guardians in need, and ARF's FoodShare program is still delivering pet food and cat litter to crisis centers to assist low-income families and seniors. Clinic appointments are available for urgent medical needs and for scheduled Emergency Medical Fund appointments.
The ARF Thrift Store in Concord, CA has reopened for shopping with new safety measures and limited hours in place. Donations are accepted by appointment only.
To protect the safety of the public, volunteers, and staff, the following programs/events are currently suspended or postponed:
Be prepared to take care of your pet(s) in the event that you should become ill:
Contacting ARF's Resource Center is the first step to get qualified for ARF's assistance or connected with other resources in your area.
The following is a list of additional Contra Costa County, California based animal welfare agencies. Please contact the listed agencies for adoption opportunities, spay/neuter, and specialized services. Antioch Animal Services - www.ci.antioch.