Thank You Maddie’s Fund

December 10, 2013 In The President's Corner

H.A.R.P. is very appreciative of Maddie’s Fund for the financial support it has given to local shelters and rescue groups for the past four years.

Fourth Annual Maddie’s Day Adopt-a-thon

The fourth annual Maddie’s Day Adopt-a-thon takes place June 1 and 2. The adoption fee is waived for dogs and cats. Shelters and rescue groups receive a minimum of $500 per animal from the Foundation that provides the funding.

Commisson on Animal Rescue and Education (C.A.R.E.)

February 19, 2011 In The President's Corner

Antioch Mayor Jim Davis and Councilman Reggie Moore have called for the establishment of a Commission on Animal Rescue and Education (C.A.R.E.). The commission will be tasked with making recommendations to the City Council. C.A.R.E. grew out of a request I made at the June council meeting at which the 2010/2011 budget was adopted. That budget made a 24% cut in the Animal Services Fund and eliminated the Volunteer Coordinator position…

The Importance of Microshipping and I.D. Tagging Your Pet

H.A.R.P. encourages the use of identification tags and microchipping. Through personal experience with lost and found pets, we know these efforts work. One of my cats, Solomon, ended up at the Martinez shelter. The chip had my contact information…