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Black Friday 2021
Black Saturday Special Extended For a Full Week
Riverside County Animal Services is extending one of its most popular adoption specials until Dec. 4.
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New Shelter Hours

Starting Monday, November 1st, we will be altering our shelter hours to be open from 10am to 4pm Monday-Saturday at the Western Riverside and Coachella Valley locations. Blythe will remain open by appointment.

The services people can walk-in for during these hours include: adoptions, stray intake, and owner returns. Appointments still need to be made for owner relinquishment of pets, vaccinations, and spay/neuter.

News Releases

Black Saturday Special Extended For a Full Week

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Riverside County Animal Services is extending one of its most popular adoption...

HORSE AIRLIFT: News from Riverside County Animal Services (in partnership with CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Dept. & Riv Co Sheriff)

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Riverside County Animal Services worked together with multiple agencies to rescue a...

Black Saturday FREE Adoption Special Returns; Homeless Pets: No Batteries Required; Give Lots of Love

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One of the most popular adoption specials at Riverside County Animal Services...

The PAWSitive Update | Nov. 19, 2021

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The video link, below, is our first run at a weekly update, borrowing from our...

Officer Uses Bedsheet to Save Chimney Kitty

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Sheet Tied in Knots to Create a Ladder An officer used a bedsheet this week to save...

Wayward Cat Saved Off Utility Pole in Indio

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Feline Stayed Atop Pole for About a Day Riverside County Animal Services worked...

Kitten Rescued from Inside Locomotive

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Kitty Meowed from Smoke Box Riverside County Animal Services officers retrieved a...

HOLIDAY FUNDRAISING GUIDE

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WON'T YOU MAKE A LIFE-SAVING GIFT THIS HOLIDAY SEASON? Your donations go a long way...

Hens Impounded

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We responded to a call from our friends at the Riverside County Sheriff’s...

Officers Assist Burro With Pipe on Hoof

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Burro Now Recovering; Heading to DonkeyLand Riverside County animal control...

Hours Changed for Jurupa Valley Shelter

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Riverside County’s animal shelter in Jurupa Valley changed the hours of operation...

Officer Rides Her Bike to Work Every Day -- not just on World Car-Free Day

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https://youtu.be/nMsIoHfIWBM

Webinar Scheduled to Address Cat Situation

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Everyone Welcome for Free Sept. 20 Session A free webinar is scheduled for Sept. 20...

Dogs Seized Now Available for Placement

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Winchester Dogs Ready for Second Chance Dogs seized by Riverside County Animal...

Officer Attacked by Dogs Hospitalized

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Dogs Cause Punctures to Officer’s Right Leg A Riverside County animal control...

Clear the Shelters Begins Today

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Worldwide Event Returns After COVID-19 Stoppage Riverside County Animal Services’...

Animal Services Assists Riverside County Sheriff's Department; Impound 18 dogs

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Riverside County Animal Services assisted the Riverside County Sheriff's Department...

Four Bite Victims Transported to Hospital

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Pit Bull Attacks Owner, Friends Who Tried to Help Multiple agencies responded to an...

Dog Seized from Illegal Pot Property Dies

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Department Likely to Pursue Animal Cruelty Case An animal control officer retrieved...

County Offering Felines-N-Fido $5 Special

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Adoption Promotion Runs for Remainder of July Riverside County Animal Services is...

Banning Handling its Stray Animals Now

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Stray Pets Heading to City Shelter on Charles Street A contract between Riverside...

Microchip Scanners Gifted to Fire Stations

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One More Tool for Good Samaritans Finding Strays Animal Services sent 20 microchip...

Neglected Dogs Saved, Transferred to Partner

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WagmorPets Dog Rescue Jumps in to Assist Almost two dozen neglected dogs started...

Coalition Formed to Collaborate

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Multiple Groups Working Toward Animal Welfare A coalition of shelter organizations...

Pug’s Death Illustrates Heat Wave’s Danger

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Female Dog Found Thrashing in Coachella Valley An animal control officer discovered...

Lake Fire Threatened Animal Shelter – but all OK

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No Harm to Pets; Some Limitations to Services on Tuesday Animal Services staffers...

Rattlesnake Bites Temescal Canyon Man

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Victim Tried to Pick up Reptile with BBQ Tongs A rattlesnake bit a man Saturday...

Man Suspected of Stabbing Dog to Death

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Sheriff’s Department Arrests Thousand Palms Man A 37-year-old man was arrested on...

King the Tortoise REUNION footage

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Today was a happy day for King the Tortoise. He was reunited with his Eastvale...

Dog in Hot Car with Frozen Burritos, Ice Cream

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Officer Impounds Pet; But Pooch Not Overheated Riverside County Animal Services is...

Coalition Offers Second Surgery Day

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Feb. 23 Scheduled as Special Day for Cat Owners A coalition of shelter...

Dog License Amnesty Period Runs to Feb. 15

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Dog Owners can Update License Without Late Fees Animal Services is offering a dog...

Animal Services Urges Burro Fans to Stop Feeding

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Citations Can Be Issued to Those Violating Ordinance Animal Services is issuing a...

RCDAS BONITA FIRE INFORMATION

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Animal Services will have personnel to assist pet owners at the evacuation center...

Jojo Goes Missing; Reunited

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This is a short story about a cat that did not, apparently, want to get neutered....

Coachella Valley Man Saves Hummingbird from Pool

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Critter Appears to Have Injured Wing A Riverside County Animal Services registered...

Holiday Pet Safety Tips

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KEEPING YOUR PETS SAFE DURING HOLIDAY CELEBRATIONS As winter holiday festivities...

Officers Help Dog Stuck in Window Frame

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German Shepherd Getting Some Care by Vet Staff A pair of officers assisted a big...

County Reaches Milestone With PetSmart

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1,000th Pet Adoption Provides Bonus Grant A partnership between Riverside County...

Officer Rescues Feline from Freeway Ramp

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Lucky Black Cat Saved from Interstate 215 in Riverside A Riverside County Animal...

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Western Riverside: (951) 358-7387 (PETS)
San Jacinto: (951) 358-7387
Coachella Valley: (760) 343-3644
Blythe: (760) 921-7857

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