Eight beautiful Angora rabbits were left outside Marin Humane’s Novato shelter in the early morning hours Wednesday, along with a note asking to find homes for them. The rabbits, large Angoras, were left in cardboard boxes. “While we’re grateful the rabbits are safe, taking in this many unexpectedly, along with the 23 other bunnies in our care, is stretching our resources to the limit,” said Director of Shelter Services, Keri Fennell. “We’re hoping people will step up to adopt or provide a foster home for one of these new arrivals or for any of the other [...]
Bear in San Anselmo! SAN ANSELMO CA - MAY 13: A bear stands in a tree in the backyard of a home in San Anselmo, Calif. on Thursday, May 13, 2021. (Alan Dep/Marin Independent Journal) Bears aren't exactly a common sight in San Anselmo but that's exactly what one resident saw when he looked up into his neighbor's tree on Tamalpais Avenue last month. After a call to 911, several agencies were promptly on the scene, including Marin Humane's officers, to ensure the safety of both the bear and the public. Luckily, after a [...]
Each semester, Marin Humane welcomes a group of students into our Student Service Clubs. These animal-loving students spend the semester learning about Marin Humane become animal advocates through their work. Middle and high school students in the Junior and Senior Roots & Shoots clubs develop a community service project to guide their semester. These clubs are part of the national Roots & Shoots program started by Dr. Jane Goodall. For this semester's project, students decided to invite a variety of speakers from different animal-involved organizations to teach us what they do. You can watch new installments [...]
Even more of our emergency board animals have gone home with their guardians and it never stops making us grin ear-to-ear to see people reunited with their pets! In case you need some happy feelings to kick off your week, here are a few more of this week's reunions... As of tomorrow, October 24, we will again be officially open for adoptions, so take a peek at the sweethearts waiting to meet you!
We've missed our weekly adoption slideshows but we have something just as wonderful to share: a reunion slideshow! As the mandatory evacuations start lifting and folks head home, many of the animals we've been boarding are finally able to reunite with their guardians. This is just a handful of the dozens of happy faces we've had the privilege of seeing this week - enjoy!!! Although we have not been doing any adoptions from the Novato shelter because we are still caring for evacuated pets, we hope to be back to normal soon. As always, there are [...]