Local organization offering free pet microchipping clinics

Local organization offering free pet microchipping clinics

By Katherine Worsham KSBY Channel 6 Published Jun 24, 2022 12:31 pm C.A.R.E.4Paws held a free pet microchipping event on Friday in Arroyo Grande. The organization says that because of fireworks, as many as 30% more family pets are lost on July 4 and the following two days than at any other time of the year. Pets are often spooked by the loud noises and run off. Microchips are encouraged as a...

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C.A.R.E.4Paws Helps Local Dog and Cat Families in Need

C.A.R.E.4Paws Helps Local Dog and Cat Families in Need

C.A.R.E.4Paws is the only animal welfare organization on the Central Coast that works directly in the community to provide critical wellness services to the pet families that need it the most. By Lauren Hodgins | Special to Noozhawk June 13, 2022 | 1:45 p.m. Noozhawk's Four-Legged Friends and More Guide is officially here! We have sniffed out local businesses that best cater to the needs,...

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Society Matters | C.A.R.E.4Paws’ Event Supports Critical Pet Assistance Programs

Society Matters | C.A.R.E.4Paws’ Event Supports Critical Pet Assistance Programs

Santa Barbara Independent: Society Matters By Gail Arnold Thu Jun 02, 2022 7:27am On May 22, C.A.R.E.4Paws hosted its Happy Tails fundraiser at the Music Academy of the West, netting about $120,000 for its critically important work, including providing free and low-cost veterinary care and free pet food and supplies to those in need. About 120 supporters gathered on the terrace of the Marilyn...

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Local student Ava Vasquez Organizes Schoolwide Pet Food Drive

Local student Ava Vasquez Organizes Schoolwide Pet Food Drive

Source: C.A.R.E.4Paws Since the pandemic started, nonprofit C.A.R.E.4Paws has distributed more than 850,000 pounds of pet food to families in need through its mobile veterinary clinic and regular community events. While life is returning to normal for many community members, thousands of families in Santa Barbara County still struggle to pay rent and bills, let alone feeding their four-legged...

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Santa Barbara County: Local animal organization expands services as demands rise during COVID-19

Santa Barbara County: Local animal organization expands services as demands rise during COVID-19

By Patricia Martellotti January 26, 2022 5:41 pm SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Tiny puppies had several hearts melting at Thursday’s C.A.R.E.4Paws clinic in Santa Barbara. "I love animals they mean a lot to me … I love animals they’re better than everything … they're better than people," said pet owner Rita Balderaz. But as a pet owner, life hasn’t been easy for Balderaz. "It’s very tough … people...

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Local non-profit collects donations for pet food and animal health services

Local non-profit collects donations for pet food and animal health services

By: Ruby Tincup Posted at 7:20 PM, Dec 04, 2021 and last updated 7:20 PM, Dec 04, 2021 On Saturday, Dec.4, local non-profit organization C.A.R.E.4Paws held their pet food donation drive-thru and adoption event with other local shelter animals. Organizers say the due to the pandemic, many pet owners are struggling to pay their veterinary bills and feed their beloved pets. They say donation...

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C.A.R.E.4Paws hosts adoption drive-thru event in Santa Barbara County

C.A.R.E.4Paws hosts adoption drive-thru event in Santa Barbara County

By Julia Nguyen Published December 2, 2021 5:14 pm SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. -- C.A.R.E.4Paws is hosting a donation and drive-thru adoption event in Santa Barbara County. The Donation Drive-Thru & Home for the Holidays Adoption Festival will help support families in need with pets and help shelter animals find their forever homes. Supporters will be able to drive through and drop off the...

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C.A.R.E.4Paws plans special holidays event

C.A.R.E.4Paws plans special holidays event

by Katherine Zehnder  C.A.R.E.4Paws is sponsoring Donation Drive-Thru and Home for the Holidays Adoption Festival Dec. 4 in Santa Barbara and Santa Maria. C.A.R.E.4Paws will host a Donation Drive-Thru and Home for the Holidays Adoption Festival Dec. 4 at the Earl Warren Showgrounds in Santa Barbara, as well as the Elks Lodge in Santa Maria.  At both locations, the event will run from 10 a.m. to...

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Santa Barbara Co. Animal Services opens Pet Resource Center in Lompoc

Santa Barbara Co. Animal Services opens Pet Resource Center in Lompoc

By: Gina Avalos Posted at 7:57 PM, May 26, 2021   and last updated 9:39 PM, May 26, 2021 Santa Barbara County Animal Services (SBCAS) along with a handful of local non-profits have opened up a pet resource center in Lompoc to offer assistance with pet food, supplies, and veterinary services. Lompoc Mayor Jenelle Osborne, along with non-profits like C.A.R.E. 4 Paws and many others, came together...

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