In The Spotlight

Santa Paws Is Coming!

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What: Santa Paws is coming to town! Bring your pet to pose for a holiday photo you will treasure for years to come. Props provided. Don't miss out - book now!

When & Where: Holistic Hound, Berkeley (Nov. 17-18); South Shore Center (Dec. 1-2)

Donation: $35 per 10-minute sitting including a 4" X 6" print. All proceeds benefit FAAS.

Thank you, Tonya Perme Photography, for donating your time and talent, and thank you to Holistic Hound and South Shore Center for hosting Santa Paws! 


Holiday Plant Sale

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What: Go green for the holidays and get your BFF, mom, partner or colleague a mini-garden or succulent in a pretty pot - while supporting homeless pets. At this bi-annual third-party fundraising event there will be calendars and other small items for sale, too. All proceeds go to FAAS. 

When: Saturday, Dec. 1, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Where: 1250 St. Charles St. in Alameda. 


Pop in to our "Pup-Up"!

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What: FAAS is launching its very first pop-up mobile adoption store. Festive window and store displays featuring adoptable cats, dogs and bunnies will welcome holiday visitors looking to open their hearts and homes to a shelter pet. We’ll have lots of FAAS and pet-related merchandise for sale and some special events (see Santa Paws). 

When: Nov. 23-Dec. 24, 2018

Where: South Shore Center, centrally located across from Trabocco and Modern Mouse.

Sponsor: If you would like to join South Shore Center in supporting this important event for Alameda's homeless pets, please consider becoming a sponsor.

Our 2019 Calendar Is Here!

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Firefighters and cops cuddling shelter pets? Yes, please! The "FAAS Heroes" calendar is available at 1590 Fortmann Way or any animal clinic in town (Providence, Alameda Pet Hospital, Park Centre Animal Hospital, Marina Village Veterinary). If you cannot pick up in person, order online. Cost is $15. 100% of proceeds support FAAS. Thank you to Michelle Russ of for conceptualizing, photographing and designing the calendar.  

Pet Food Pantry

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Get kibble and kitty litter for your pet when you qualify as a low-income Alameda family.

When: Second Saturday, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Where: Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter, 1590 Fortmann Way, Alameda, CA 94501. Come to the big garage door.


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FAAS always needs more volunteers in a variety of capacities. The next orientation classes are:   

Nov. 17, Saturday, 10-11:30 a.m.
Nov. 27, Tuesday, 4-5:30 p.m.
Dec. 8, Saturday, 10-11:30 a.m.
Dec. 11, Tuesday, 4-5:30 p.m.
Dec. 18, Tuesday, 4-5:30 p.m.

Sign up for a class.

Forever Friends

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Help us always be there for homeless pets by making regular monthly or quarterly donations. Please consider becoming a Forever Friend.