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You need another pack member, right? All of these sites feature adoptable pets.

The Berkeley - East Bay Humane Society,, has a no-kill adoption facility that, except for humane reasons, does not euthanize animals.

Papa If you can't find one to love on the California Online Pet Resources site,, better stick with the ones you've got.

The City of Berkeley Animal Control program,, has a "Pets of the Week" page, and conducts mobile adoptions.

Pardon me! Home at Last Animal Rescue,, does animal rescue work in the East Bay. The site contains frequent updates to their schedule of mobile adoptions.

The Marin Humane Society,, offers assistance to all domestic animals.

Stay! The Milo Foundation,, is a no-kill domestic animal sanctuary located in Mendocino County that conducts mobile adoptions in the Bay Area.

North Bay Canine Rescue and Placement is dedicated to rescuing dogs from crisis situations. They have a g-r-r-r-eat site at

JeanSmit The Oakland SPCA,, is dedicated to the health and well being of dogs, cats and other pets.

The Pet Adoption Network,, is a comprehensive, online source for pet adoptions with links to many local and statewide rescue organizations.

Merlin The San Francisco SPCA,, operates a state-of-the-art facility, and on 1 April 1994 agreed with the City of San Francisco that no adoptable dog or cat in that municipality would be euthanized.

Local and global matters.

Paws For Thought is an organization of Berkeley citizens who advocate for reform of the City's Animal Control program. Contact them at

Pets Are Wonderful Support,, is dedicated to keeping animals and their human guardians with AIDS together for as long as possible.

Big Poodles The World Animal Net Directory,, may be the world's larg est datab ase of animal protection societies. FYI, the Papua New Guinea RSPCA is in Hohola.

FCCP regards the following likeminded folks as its littermates!

The Fort Funston Dog Walkers have a site that is almost, but not quite, as wonderful as the dunes and dogs to which they are devoted:

What a view! Free Dog!,, "is devoted to the idea that dogs, like people, should have lives rather than mere existences." So says Max the Weimaraner. So say we.

Jean-Luc's Point Isabel Regional Park page,, is definitely worth rolling around in. Two paws up for Jean-Luc!

& Emma PADS,, is devoted to increasing the amount of open space and park land accessible to dogs on the San Francisco Bay Peninsula.

We'd share our bones and toys with the San Francisco Dog Owners Group any day of the week. Their site,, makes ours look like a lil' pup.

Shanopa According to cartoonist Phil Frank, "the elite with four feet meet at the Sausalito Dog Park,"

Is the call of the wild, or not so wild, getting to you and yours? Visit for tips on travel throughout the United States.


"Kindness and compassion toward all living things is a mark of a civilized society. Racism, economic deprival, dog fighting, cockfighting, bullfighting... are all cut from the same defective fabric: violence." - César Chávez (31 March 1927 - 23 April 1993)

Last updated February 23, 2006