Oakland Animal Services

Oakland Animal Services Oakland Animal Services is Oakland's only open door shelter. Learn more at www.oaklandanimalservices.org. We are located less than 1/2 mile from the Fruitvale BART station.
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Oakland Animal Services (OAS) is Oakland's only open admissions shelter, and takes in about 6,000 animal annually. Friends of OAS is a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to supporting the agency by raising funds to provide medical care, lab work, enrichment and beds for the shelter's animals. Friends of OAS also funds the foster program, adoptions program, facility improvements, animal transports, and staff training. In 2020, OAS joined the Human Animal Support Services (HASS) coalition as a Tier 1 pilot shelter. HASS promotes community collaboration to reimagine the role of animal services, transforming the sheltering system through innovative programs and services.

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Raindrop, now known as Jammy, is settling in well in her new forever home with her humans and her kitty sibling Toast.  ...
05/07/2021

Raindrop, now known as Jammy, is settling in well in her new forever home with her humans and her kitty sibling Toast. Happy tails to all!

Join us at our dog adoption event this Saturday May 8! As part of the BISSELL Pet Foundation's Empty the Shelters event,...
05/07/2021

Join us at our dog adoption event this Saturday May 8! As part of the BISSELL Pet Foundation's Empty the Shelters event, adoption fees will be $25.

Our shelter will be open for dog adoption visits from 11am to 2pm on May 8. This is the first time in over a year that we are able to do an in-person event, you don't want to miss it!

All visitors interested in meeting adoptable dogs will be required to complete an adoption questionnaire and speak with an adoption counselor prior to meeting dogs. Face masks/coverings are required at all times.

Ready to bring home a new furry friend? Come on by the shelter this Saturday to meet adoptable dogs! (Shelter address: 1101 29th Ave, Oakland)

Be sure to review the details here before coming to the event: https://www.oaklandanimalservices.org/2021/04/bissell-pet-foundations-empty-the-shelters.

Join us at our dog adoption event this Saturday May 8! As part of the BISSELL Pet Foundation's Empty the Shelters event, adoption fees will be $25.

Our shelter will be open for dog adoption visits from 11am to 2pm on May 8. This is the first time in over a year that we are able to do an in-person event, you don't want to miss it!

All visitors interested in meeting adoptable dogs will be required to complete an adoption questionnaire and speak with an adoption counselor prior to meeting dogs. Face masks/coverings are required at all times.

Ready to bring home a new furry friend? Come on by the shelter this Saturday to meet adoptable dogs! (Shelter address: 1101 29th Ave, Oakland)

Be sure to review the details here before coming to the event: https://www.oaklandanimalservices.org/2021/04/bissell-pet-foundations-empty-the-shelters.

Meet Camden! This hunky Maine Coon mix is about 10 months old and still has some growing to do - both physically and beh...
05/06/2021

Meet Camden! This hunky Maine Coon mix is about 10 months old and still has some growing to do - both physically and behaviorally. He's sweet as pie but is still working on his manners with humans, so we're recommending a cat-experienced home for him.

To apply to meet handsome Camden, check out his profile here: https://www.oaklandanimalservices.org/animal-profile/?id=49968

Meet Camden! This hunky Maine Coon mix is about 10 months old and still has some growing to do - both physically and behaviorally. He's sweet as pie but is still working on his manners with humans, so we're recommending a cat-experienced home for him.

To apply to meet handsome Camden, check out his profile here: https://www.oaklandanimalservices.org/animal-profile/?id=49968

Meet Gin Gin! This sweet girl is about 4-5 yrs old. She is a sensitive soul who is a little apprehensive in new situatio...
05/06/2021

Meet Gin Gin! This sweet girl is about 4-5 yrs old. She is a sensitive soul who is a little apprehensive in new situations. Gin Gin would love to go home with an adopter who will help her gain confidence using rewards-based training.

Learn more about Gin Gin here:
https://www.oaklandanimalservices.org/animal-profile/?id=49590

Meet Gin Gin! This sweet girl is about 4-5 yrs old. She is a sensitive soul who is a little apprehensive in new situations. Gin Gin would love to go home with an adopter who will help her gain confidence using rewards-based training.

Learn more about Gin Gin here:
https://www.oaklandanimalservices.org/animal-profile/?id=49590

First in-person Dog Adoption Event at the shelter on Saturday May 8th, 11am to 2pm in over a year! Available foster dogs...
05/05/2021

First in-person Dog Adoption Event at the shelter on Saturday May 8th, 11am to 2pm in over a year! Available foster dogs will be attending in addition to the available dogs. Adoption fees on that day will be $25 thanks to Bissell Pet Foundation. Note: check the website for the updated profiles of the dogs available.
https://www.oaklandanimalservices.org/adopt/dogs/

Featuring these dogs in foster
ALIA, ROCKY, MOJO, REBEL

On Wednesday May 26, Oakland Animal Services will be holding a virtual Town Hall meeting from 6-7pm. During this meeting...
05/05/2021

On Wednesday May 26, Oakland Animal Services will be holding a virtual Town Hall meeting from 6-7pm. During this meeting, shelter Director, Ann Dunn, will share updates on OAS’ operations, programs, and vision, as well as answer any questions from our community. All are welcome to attend this virtual meeting.

Register to attend the meeting here:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZckc-ihqD0iHtcfOK4lqq8o4MHTznSF3IRa

We encourage you to submit any questions you may have for Ann in the "Questions & Comments" section of the registration form. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link for the meeting.

We look forward to seeing you, virtually, at the meeting!

On Wednesday May 26, Oakland Animal Services will be holding a virtual Town Hall meeting from 6-7pm. During this meeting, shelter Director, Ann Dunn, will share updates on OAS’ operations, programs, and vision, as well as answer any questions from our community. All are welcome to attend this virtual meeting.

Register to attend the meeting here:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZckc-ihqD0iHtcfOK4lqq8o4MHTznSF3IRa

We encourage you to submit any questions you may have for Ann in the "Questions & Comments" section of the registration form. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link for the meeting.

We look forward to seeing you, virtually, at the meeting!

Brando would like everyone to know that he is a fierce jungle cat, stalking the grass for ... well, okay, he's stalking ...
05/04/2021

Brando would like everyone to know that he is a fierce jungle cat, stalking the grass for ... well, okay, he's stalking the grass to find the best sunbeams, but even fierce jungle cats appreciate a good nap!

If you're looking for a fierce jungle cat of your own (who's really quite a softy), check out Brando!

https://www.oaklandanimalservices.org/animal-profile/?id=49911

Brando would like everyone to know that he is a fierce jungle cat, stalking the grass for ... well, okay, he's stalking the grass to find the best sunbeams, but even fierce jungle cats appreciate a good nap!

If you're looking for a fierce jungle cat of your own (who's really quite a softy), check out Brando!

https://www.oaklandanimalservices.org/animal-profile/?id=49911

We are so happy to share that Kirina found a perfect foster/fospice family and is settling right in!Her foster mom says ...
05/04/2021

We are so happy to share that Kirina found a perfect foster/fospice family and is settling right in!

Her foster mom says "Right now, all she wants to do is relax on her nice new bed or cuddle with me. She is not interested in any toys, unless they are food related, like the snuffle mat. I have no doubt that she will love the Kong when I introduce it to her". It sounds like Kirina is going to get lots of snuggle time, fun activities, and yummy treats.

Thank you so much to everyone who helped to share Kirina's story, and very much so to Kirina's foster family for coming through for her! Kirina's foster's mom is trained as a (human) hospice nurse and this amazing family is all ready to dote on Kirina ❤️

Join us for the BISSELL Pet Foundation Empty the Shelters event from May 5 to 9, including an in-person dog adoption eve...
05/02/2021

Join us for the BISSELL Pet Foundation Empty the Shelters event from May 5 to 9, including an in-person dog adoption event at the shelter on Saturday May 8!

On May 8, from 11am to 2pm, come by the shelter to meet adoptable dogs! All visitors interested in meeting adoptable dogs will be required to complete an adoption questionnaire and speak with an adoption counselor prior to meeting dogs.

Thanks to the support of BISSELL Pet Foundation, all pet adoption fees on May 5 to 9 will be reduced to $25.

On May 5, 6, 7, and 9, adoptions will be by appointment only. On May 8, we will have walk-in adoptions from 11am to 2pm.

More details here: https://www.oaklandanimalservices.org/2021/04/bissell-pet-foundations-empty-the-shelters. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday May 8!

Join us for the BISSELL Pet Foundation Empty the Shelters event from May 5 to 9, including an in-person dog adoption event at the shelter on Saturday May 8!

On May 8, from 11am to 2pm, come by the shelter to meet adoptable dogs! All visitors interested in meeting adoptable dogs will be required to complete an adoption questionnaire and speak with an adoption counselor prior to meeting dogs.

Thanks to the support of BISSELL Pet Foundation, all pet adoption fees on May 5 to 9 will be reduced to $25.

On May 5, 6, 7, and 9, adoptions will be by appointment only. On May 8, we will have walk-in adoptions from 11am to 2pm.

More details here: https://www.oaklandanimalservices.org/2021/04/bissell-pet-foundations-empty-the-shelters. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday May 8!

Adoption Update! Amina is the perfect fit for her new family and sibling Tess. Happy Tails!
05/02/2021

Adoption Update! Amina is the perfect fit for her new family and sibling Tess. Happy Tails!

Sweet smalls Wolfie and Tucker found their new homes recently. Happy tails to both new families!
05/02/2021

Sweet smalls Wolfie and Tucker found their new homes recently. Happy tails to both new families!

We're not crying, you're crying. 10-year-old shepherd Golodrina headed home with her new family to live out her golden y...
05/01/2021

We're not crying, you're crying. 10-year-old shepherd Golodrina headed home with her new family to live out her golden years in style, with a shepherd-experienced family that's ready to dote on this sweet senior girl! 💞

We're not crying, you're crying. 10-year-old shepherd Golodrina headed home with her new family to live out her golden years in style, with a shepherd-experienced family that's ready to dote on this sweet senior girl! 💞

Marshmallow, now known as Momi, is doing great in his forever home, bonding with the other resident cat, and charming hi...
04/30/2021

Marshmallow, now known as Momi, is doing great in his forever home, bonding with the other resident cat, and charming his humans every day!

Marshmallow, now known as Momi, is doing great in his forever home, bonding with the other resident cat, and charming his humans every day!

Sensitive tri-pawed Mojo is looking for the perfect place to land - could it be with you? Though having only three legs ...
04/30/2021

Sensitive tri-pawed Mojo is looking for the perfect place to land - could it be with you? Though having only three legs hasn't slowed him down a bit, he could use some help building his confidence with the world. Mojo has done well in playgroups with other respectful pups, so he might integrate well to your chill pack, or do fine as an only dog with humans who are ready to use rewards-based training to help Mojo be the best boy he can be.

Think he sounds perfect for you? Check out his profile and apply to meet him here:

https://www.oaklandanimalservices.org/animal-profile/?id=49462

We are excited to participate in the upcoming Bissell Pet Foundation's Empty the Shelters event! Adoption fees for all p...
04/30/2021

We are excited to participate in the upcoming Bissell Pet Foundation's Empty the Shelters event! Adoption fees for all pets adopted between May 5 to 9 will be $25. Stay tuned for more details!

We are kicking off our first Empty the Shelters event of 2021 with a bang!💥 During May 5 - 9, we will be sponsoring reduced fee adoptions at 200 shelter organizations in 36 states. Yes, you read that right - 200 shelters and rescues across the country with thousands of adoptable pets to choose from and all of them needing a forever home! This is our largest event ever and we need your help to spread the word of adoption, so please share with your family, friends, coworkers and beyond!

Visit our website bissellpetfoundation.org/ets to see the participating organizations by region. Please remember that they each have their own application process and procedures, so pay close attention.

Now who’s ready to #EmptytheShelters?!

We received an update from Goose's foster. What a great guy!Goose is just pure love. He is a sweet leaner there to comfo...
04/29/2021

We received an update from Goose's foster. What a great guy!

Goose is just pure love. He is a sweet leaner there to comfort and amuse. He is a good boy.

He knows “sit” and “come”, and he seems to know “drop it” too! He is crate trained.

Goose does love to play and has lots of energy to do so. He also knows the right time to crawl onto my lap and snooze.

He really enjoys walks and is excellent on leash. He is slowly revealing his personality which just gets more loving and goofy.

Goose learns fast and rides well in the car.

He is just a magnificent animal and a truly loving fellah that wants to please. He will be a phenomenal pet.

https://www.oaklandanimalservices.org/animal-profile/?id=48882

Update:  ADOPTED!We can't resist sweet tortie Tamara, with her peanut butter nose and lovely disposition - we're betting...
04/28/2021

Update: ADOPTED!

We can't resist sweet tortie Tamara, with her peanut butter nose and lovely disposition - we're betting you can't resist her either!

To meet Tamara, check out her profile and apply here: https://www.oaklandanimalservices.org/animal-profile/?id=49593

Update: ADOPTED!

We can't resist sweet tortie Tamara, with her peanut butter nose and lovely disposition - we're betting you can't resist her either!

To meet Tamara, check out her profile and apply here: https://www.oaklandanimalservices.org/animal-profile/?id=49593

Sweet Kirina is still looking for a foster (fospice) home! We are so grateful for everyone who has come forward offering...
04/27/2021

Sweet Kirina is still looking for a foster (fospice) home! We are so grateful for everyone who has come forward offering to foster her.

Over the past week we have introduced Kirina to several dogs, including friendly dogs of potential foster homes, and we have learnt that Kirina will need to be in a home as an only pet. She is uncomfortable around other dogs and we think it would be stressful for her and your own resident dog(s) to live together. Similarly, because she is very focused on cats, it would stressful for her and to live in a home with cats.

Kirina is extremely loving and snuggly with humans and would love nothing more than being in a cozy home where she will get lots of pets and cuddles, as well as lots of treats and walks. Our amazing volunteers have been showering her with lots and lots of love, and she enjoys it so much!

Kirina is about 7 years old and has an inoperable tumor in her vulva. As she will need occasional follow up medical checks at the shelter, her foster home will need to be within reasonable driving distance of Oakland.

Can you foster Kirina or know someone who can? We do really appreciate everyone’s offer to help and we do want to place her in a foster home which is not stressful for her, or for you or your pets, so please be patient with us as we work to find her a suitably matched foster. Thank you all so much!

To foster, complete this form: https://www.oaklandanimalservices.org/how-to-help/fostering-animals/dog-foster-application/

Questions? Email [email protected]

Happy Tails to Orko and his new home in San Francisco!
04/26/2021

Happy Tails to Orko and his new home in San Francisco!

Happy Tails to Orko and his new home in San Francisco!

AAAAAAHHH we can't even with this face! Look at this face - how can you possibly resist Bee Bee?  You can't, we can't, s...
04/26/2021

AAAAAAHHH we can't even with this face! Look at this face - how can you possibly resist Bee Bee? You can't, we can't, she's just too smooshy and cute!

But wait, there's more. Bee Bee's foster just told us all of this great stuff about her - she sounds pretty perfect (and that face!!!):

"Bee Bee is super sweet and sort of your classic teenage pup. Clumsy, affectionate, and playful. Bee Bee loves to cuddle on the couch, and each morning she gets to climb in to bed for her morning snuggle, which just might be her favorite time of the day. She also is a leaner, and will press against you to get pets.

While she spends a good deal of time when you are trying to train her just staring at you, she’s actually a pretty smart dog. It only took her once to learn to wait before going out the door or jumping out of the car, for example. And she’s excellent at both sit and down.

Bee Bee is great on leash, and really enjoys walks. But where she is AMAZING is taking her out on the town. She is polite, calm, and adorable. She will lay at your feet and watch people/dogs go by without reacting. She appropriately greets anyone who wants to say hello, is gentle with kids, and even dogs who have rushed up to her. I’ve never had a dog like that and it’s pretty fantastic!

Over all Bee Bee is a super sweet dog. She’s lacking body awareness so not a dog for kids. I think she would do well with another dog to help her learn manners and play with her."

If you want to meet this sweet and goofy girl, check out her profile here: https://www.oaklandanimalservices.org/animal-profile/?id=49080

AAAAAAHHH we can't even with this face! Look at this face - how can you possibly resist Bee Bee? You can't, we can't, she's just too smooshy and cute!

But wait, there's more. Bee Bee's foster just told us all of this great stuff about her - she sounds pretty perfect (and that face!!!):

"Bee Bee is super sweet and sort of your classic teenage pup. Clumsy, affectionate, and playful. Bee Bee loves to cuddle on the couch, and each morning she gets to climb in to bed for her morning snuggle, which just might be her favorite time of the day. She also is a leaner, and will press against you to get pets.

While she spends a good deal of time when you are trying to train her just staring at you, she’s actually a pretty smart dog. It only took her once to learn to wait before going out the door or jumping out of the car, for example. And she’s excellent at both sit and down.

Bee Bee is great on leash, and really enjoys walks. But where she is AMAZING is taking her out on the town. She is polite, calm, and adorable. She will lay at your feet and watch people/dogs go by without reacting. She appropriately greets anyone who wants to say hello, is gentle with kids, and even dogs who have rushed up to her. I’ve never had a dog like that and it’s pretty fantastic!

Over all Bee Bee is a super sweet dog. She’s lacking body awareness so not a dog for kids. I think she would do well with another dog to help her learn manners and play with her."

If you want to meet this sweet and goofy girl, check out her profile here: https://www.oaklandanimalservices.org/animal-profile/?id=49080

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1101 29th Ave
Oakland, CA
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Oakland Animal Services (OAS) is the City's open door shelter. The agency provides animal control services as well as animal adoptions, redemptions, surrenders, licensing, etc. OAS handles around 6,000 stray, surrendered, abused, and neglected animals per year. Friends of OAS is a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to supporting the agency by raising funds to provide medical care, lab work, enrichment and beds for the shelter's animals. Friends of OAS also funds the volunteer program, facility improvements, animal transports, and staff training.

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