PAF to Expand Humane Education Efforts

Meeting attendees display painted stars from Stars of Hope, reflecting the power and promise of humane education: hope, strength, respect, critical thought, compassion and empathy.

Earlier this year, Pet Assistance Foundation hosted a meeting of humane educators from three Southern California counties to discuss forwarding statewide K-12 humane education. After three productive hours spent sharing information, experiences, observations and ideas, participants were inspired and reluctant to leave. PAF was encouraged by the level of interest, and is accessing and evaluating… Continue reading PAF to Expand Humane Education Efforts

Urgent Action Alert for Humane Education Support!

  URGENT ACTION ALERT!!! ~SEND ONE E-MAIL TO IMPROVE THE LIVES OF ANIMALS IN CALIFORNIA~ Letters must be received by close of business March 31, 2016 Please email your support letter to: Michelle.Reyes@asm.ca.gov HR 28 Humane Education (Dababneh)HR 28 was introduced because: Compliance with Education Code provisions should include educating students on the principles of… Continue reading Urgent Action Alert for Humane Education Support!

PAF Responds to Shelter’s Need for Water

Last summer, during record high temperatures in Southern California, the City of San Bernardino animal shelter experienced an interruption in water service. Volunteers were quick to react, alerting a network of supporters via Facebook. Luckily, service was quickly restored, but what if that had not been possible?

We Are Homeless, Not Worthless

Some of the kittens in these photos already have homes, and more have become available since this posting. For current selection, please visit us at Petco this weekend.

We are deeply concerned about the recent trend of drastically discounting shelter animals, or simply giving them away. While we see the benefit of drawing attention to animals in need of homes, and appreciate that these policies result in some animals finding good families, there are dangerous flaws in this approach. Our concerns are for… Continue reading We Are Homeless, Not Worthless