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November 2012

Keeping Families Together—Food for the Soul

Holiday Pet Food DriveMary walked into her kitchen and slumped against the counter, exhausted. Sensing her distress, her two dogs hurried over to her and gently nudged her hands with their wet noses. Crawling into her lap, they delivered warm kisses to her face, showering her with unconditional love. Read more…

Help Animals Year-Round with ARF’s Giving Tree

ARF's Giving TreeFeaturing ornaments highlighting needed items, the Giving Tree isn't just a festive decoration--it supports our lifesaving work! Starting November 16, select an ornament, fulfill the wish, and leave your donation under the tree. Items range from dog and cat toys, to exercise pens, to iPads! You can also “adopt” a Giving Tree for your office or organization. ARF provides ornaments to hang on the foliage of your choice, and the holiday generosity from you and your colleagues will last all year. 

Holiday Treasures Abound At ARF’s Thrift Store

ARF Thrift StoreThe ARF Thrift Store is the perfect place to get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping. Friendly staff and volunteers will help you check everything off your list and assist you in selecting the perfect gifts for those hard-to-shop-for friends and family members. All Thrift Store purchases support the ARF Emergency Medical Fund®, which provides veterinary care through our clinic for companion animals of low-income Contra Costa County residents. 

School Is In Session At ARF U

chihuahua leashIs “Get Fido to behave” the number-one item on your wish list this year? Let ARF U make your holiday dreams come true! ARF U is the ultimate destination for improving behavior and building a stronger relationship with your dog. Sign up for Basic Manners, Freestyle Dance, or take your AKC Canine Good Citizen Test. Register online and train for a lifetime of happiness together!

Happy Tails: Tad

kids dogTad, (now Koda), a Newfoundland/Shepherd mix, has proven to be the perfect playmate for his new human brothers and sisters. “He is a great dog and we couldn’t be happier with him,” his new mom tells us. A true gentle giant, Koda’s sweet, happy-go-lucky personality - and love of attention! - makes him a superb fit for dress-up and other playtime favorites with the family. Read more adoption stories…

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