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Martinez animal shelter receives 33 dogs Jan. 3

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Overcrowding at Contra Costa County Animal Services is always a problem, but the issue was made significantly worse Tuesday, Jan. 3, when 33 dogs came into the Martinez shelter. A post on Smart Paws Pet Resources’ Facebook page showed nine dogs crowded into one kennel at the …

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Probe finds shelter procedures not followed

By DAVID SCHOLZ Martinez Tribune An investigation by Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) officials found staff failed to follow established protocol and practiced poor communication when performing end of life procedures on dogs June 18 when one of five was mistakenly put down. CCAS shelter staff performed services on five …

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Local cats shipped to Sacramento for spay/neuter services

By JULIE LINFORD Special to the Tribune This week we will celebrate the 500th free-roaming cat rescued from certain death at Contra Costa County Animal Services (CCAS) since the inception of our Return to Field (RTF) program in November 2014. It’s pretty sad to consider that we need to take …

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