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News Releases

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...

Charlotte the Piggy Goes Weeeee All the Way Home

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A wayward pig in Indio generated a lot of social-media buzz on Thursday after our...

Coalition of Shelters Offer Spay Day

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Nov. 17 Scheduled as Special Day for Cat Owners A coalition of shelter...

Equine Influenza Impacting Burros in RivCo

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Some Deaths Reported; State & Local Officials Monitoring An equine influenza...

Monthly Pet Food Pantry Kicks Off Saturday

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Treats – No Tricks – For Pets on Halloween Event https://youtu.be/puSi_dA8u2Q...

Officer Retrieves Scared Dog from Under Home

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Fireworks Freaked Pooch; Family Feared He Was Long Gone A Riverside County Animal...

ASK Foundation Grants $10K to Animal Services

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Grant to Assist Owners in Need During COVID-19 Animal Services received a grant for...

Officers Investigating Apparent Animal Cruelty

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Ring Camera Footage Shows a Man Punching a Dog Animal Services officers are...

Dog Attacks Banning Boy; Youngster Hospitalized

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Two Men Rescue 12-Year-old from Further Injuries A Riverside County Animal Services...

Miss Kitty Reunited with Owner after she is Released from Hospital

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Due to a computer glitch, this did not go through last week, so it’s a little bit...

Big Rig Kitty Survives Wreck; Receiving Care

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Miss Kitty’s Owner Remains in Hospital After Crash A cat inside the cab of a...

Buck Back Home (Dog Lost During Apple Fire Reunited With Owner)

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Sgt. Lesley Huennekens is featured in the clip handing off Buck to owner Greg...

Clear the Shelters Kicks off Again with Riverside County Animal Services; special adoption prices

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Riverside County Animal Services is joining forces again with NBC and Telemundo for...

Miniature Horse Cared for, adopted

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We received a lot of interest about a miniature horse we impounded while...

Animal Control Officer Rescues Raccoon from Razor Wire

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The rescue was handled by two of our officers, Kellsey Hoesman and Carra Mathewson....

Shelter Operations During COVID-19 Appointment System Continues to Save Lives

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Animal Services is reverting to an appointment-only system as Riverside County...

Officers Retrieve 31 Dogs After House Fire

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Firefighters Battle Flames at Jurupa Valley Property Animal Services officers...

An odd/fun reunion story involving a wayward sheep

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Officers Michael Cox and Dwight Espeleta handled the transport of 4-year-old King...

Officer Responds to Home of Deceased Man

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Retrieves Dog; Owner may have succumbed to coronavirus Officer John Hergenreder of...

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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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