Oakland North Staff

Adoptable Animal of the Week: Pat

It’s the small things in life that make this loving brindle-coated pit-bull mix happy: a new tennis ball, belly rubs, a romp in the park. Pat is just a year old with a sturdy medium build — not very large. This amber-eyed sweetie has been at the shelter for a while, and it’s time that she gets the loving…

Adoptable pet of the week

Meet Carter, a tiny little guy who came to the shelter as a stray in early August.  He’s a very laid-back, 1-year-old Chihuahua who walks nicely on a leash and loves nothing more than cuddling.  His small size makes him a better match for families with children more than 10 years old. See more pictures and video here: http://www.petfinder.com/petdetail/26936134

This weekend in Oakland

Community events and activities for the weekend of September 20-22, 2013. Got an event we didn’t know about? Please add it in the comments! Friday, September 20 Close Quarter Combat Instructor Course – Self Defense & Fitness Training 8 am  Pitts Martial Arts Academy, 468 Santa Clara Ave., Oakland Instructor Peter Sciarra will be in…

Adoptable pet of the week: Vin

Vin is an energetic male kitten, approximately 5 months old. Inspired by his movie-star namesake, Vin dreams of growing up to be an action movie star and never seems to tire of practicing his moves. He excels at running, pouncing, kicking, jumping, leaping and wrestling. He is also a bit of a goofball whose antics…