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Latest News & Events
Shelter Town Hall meetings announced
Join us for a series of Town Hall meetings to hear from Oakland Animal Services’ Director, Ann Dunn, who will share updates on OAS’ operations, programs, and vision, as well as answer any questions from our community. These sessions are open to all, … [Continue reading] about Shelter Town Hall meetings announced
Over 30 dogs seized; help us help them!
Recently, over 30 dogs were seized by Animal Control Officers and brought into OAS for urgent care. They were found living in unsanitary conditions — in a feces-and-urine-soaked apartment — and were severely neglected. These dogs required … [Continue reading] about Over 30 dogs seized; help us help them!
City of Oakland Notice of Ransomware Attack
The City of Oakland has learned that it was recently subject to a ransomware attack. The Information Technology Department is coordinating with law enforcement and actively investigating the scope and severity of the issue. Our core functions are … [Continue reading] about City of Oakland Notice of Ransomware Attack
Help us find homes for 50 dogs in five days!
Can you help us find new homes for 50 dogs in 5 days? Because that's what we need to open up room in our shelter and foster program to enable us to continue … [Continue reading] about Help us find homes for 50 dogs in five days!
Saying goodbye to our friend Pat Luchak
Oakland Animal Services (OAS) lost a giant this weekend. Since Pat Luchak began volunteering at OAS in 2008, she was a tireless advocate for Dobermans and Pit … [Continue reading] about Saying goodbye to our friend Pat Luchak