New Videos Highlight Our Critical Work

New Videos Highlight Our Critical Work

We are excited to show off several new videos that highlight our work in the community, including with our Community Medicine & Spay/Neuter Outreach, pet food distribution services, assistance for pet owners experiencing homelessness, our Safe Haven program from...

Assisting A Community In Need

Assisting A Community In Need

Since the start of COVID-19, our  Companion Pet Assistance program has provided more than four tons of pet food weekly to pet owners in need, compared to two tons in all of 2019. We distribute pet food in our mobile clinic and during events with agencies such as the...

Our 2021 Holiday Drive

Our 2021 Holiday Drive

Our Donation Drive-Thru & Home for the Holidays Adoption Festival on December 4, 2022, at Earl Warren Showgrounds in Santa Barbara and the Elks Lodge in Santa Maria was a great success! The communi has helped hundreds of pet families in need. The festival also...

Foodraising With ResQcats

Foodraising With ResQcats

We could not be more grateful to Jeffyne Telson and ResQcats for hosting a cat-food drive for C.A.R.E.4Paws, first in September 2020, then through the holidays and now she continues into 2021. ResQcats has raised more than $13,000 worth of food, which helps feed so...

Compassion Counts!

We keep working with youth enrolled in afterschool-care at the YMCA in Lompoc as well as at the United Boys & Girls Clubs in Lompoc and Goleta. The kids learn about compassionate pet care, safety around animals, dog training and more. The get to meet and hang out...

Grooming For Dogs Of The Homeless

Grooming For Dogs Of The Homeless

On the first Thursday of each month, we provide baths for homeless community members with A's Dog Grooming at Santa Barbara's Alameda Park. We have spent every Thursday at the park since the beginning of summer, distributing pet food, blankets, pet beds, flea...

Pawsome Pet Food Partners

Pawsome Pet Food Partners

C.A.R.E.4Paws is truly grateful to our partners and donors, who contribute food and also collect pet food donations for us. This includes awesome businesses and nonprofit friends such as Montecito Pet Shop, Dioji K-9 Resort & Athletic Club, Foodbank of Santa...

A Safe Haven For Pets In Need

A Safe Haven For Pets In Need

Our Safe Haven program ensures that domestic violence survivors can find safety for their pets when they leave an abusive situation. Pet owners can seek emergency shelter with their animals through Domestic Violence Solutions (DVS), and we arrange for anonymous foster...

Our Congressional Award!

We are very honored to receive a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from Congressman Salud Carbajal for our work in the community since 2009 and our unprecedented efforts during COVID-19. Thank you for the wonderful acknowledgment! You can view all of...

A Texas Pet Rescue Team Effort

A Texas Pet Rescue Team Effort

On March 6 and 7, our C.A.R.E.4Paws crew transported 22 shelter dogs and one cat from Texas in a collaboration with Santa Barbara County Animal Services (check out the KEYT video!). Winter storms have left Texas shelters beyond overcrowded and these agencies have to...