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Welcome to Shelter Life at the East Bay Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

We began as the Oakland SPCA in 1874. Today, the East Bay SPCA includes two animal shelters and three clinics in our community.

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Friday, September 09, 2005

What I remember...

The last three days have been very typical of what goes on at the shelter.

Two long term (and I'm talking very long term) cats got adopted. Yay!
Three kittens has to be euthanized for health reasons.
Many, many kittens are sick in our isolation ward.
One client came to look at a dog at Pit Bull Hall. Very glad.
One employee had to put his 14-year-old dog to sleep. Very sad.
One dog that was on probation got the green light to move into adoptions.
We socialized all the dogs in the yard each day, which is hard with only 2 Canine Associates.
One client got upset that we adopted a dog to someone else.
Six rabbits were spayed or neutered at our facility in Oakland.
We decided to create an employee pet adoption calendar.
We met to discuss what to do to help with Hurricane Relief.
A cleaning service gave us a bid on stripping and waxing the floors.
We celebrated our first five adoptions from Pit bull Hall.
One dog was put on hold (a newly-allowed option) and then taken off hold.
The next shot fair was finalized. October 29th here we come!
One stray cat was found on our property. Still lactating. Kittens not found.
One dog in terrible condition was left outside our gates last night. Too late to help him.
Finished the long awaited cat packet. Sent to printers.
Socialized a dog, Sandy, with 4 other dogs. One week ago, that dog was highly dog-aggressive.
Figured out that Ducky and Katie are a good match. But Abbey and Texas are not.

And that is just what I remember.

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