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General Purpose Improve the lives of animals in Oakland by facilitating transfers from Oakland Animal Services (OAS), the city’s only open-admission shelter, to nonprofit adoption partners and other outside agencies. Incumbent will oversee the … [Continue reading] about For Hire: Animal Transfer Coordinator
UPDATE Aug 6, 2017: Jelly Bean is now in a foster home. Jelly Bean is a sweet girl who is beginning to find the shelter environment stressful. For more information on how to foster Jelly Bean and to view more pictures and videos, visit her [Continue reading] about Jelly Bean seeks a foster or forever home!!
The Friends of Oakland Animal Services (FOAS) is happy to announce that a new program and fundraising director has been hired! Lisa Franzetta will be joining the FOAS team and working closely with the board of directors, volunteers, supporters and … [Continue reading] about FOAS hires a Program and Fundraising Director!
The Fourth of July can be a frightening time for animals, with the loud sounds of firecrackers and fireworks often sending pets scurrying out of the house or yard in search of security or shelter. In order to help pets return to their home as quickly … [Continue reading] about Pet owner tips for the Fourth of July Holiday
Want to help Oakland's underage kittens? Become a kitten foster for Oakland Animal Services and learn how to help kittens become healthy and strong so they can be adopted. ALL kitten fosters must attend class prior to kittens going home with you … [Continue reading] about Learn how to be a foster for underage kittens!