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Hoppy Halloween! - October 21, 2014


Hoppy Halloween from the bunnies at OAS! Join us Sunday, October 26, from 1 to 4 p.m. for a fun rabbit adoption event. Learn about clicker training, bunny bonding, and meet our great rabbits available for adoption such as Bramble.

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Success Stories

Partner Spotlight: Our Pack - August 9, 2014


Our Pack is a nonprofit rescue, education, and training organization whose mission is to promote compassion and kindness toward pit bulls and chihuahuas. This group has been a wonderful partner to OAS by educating the public through their Pit Bull 101 and Chihuahua 101 classes at the shelter and by fostering pit bulls from OAS […]

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Happy Tails

Martha Evans says: - October 15, 2014

This is Vigo - three years after I adopted him from Oakland Animal Services the day before Maddie's Adoption Day …

Set says: - September 29, 2014

I've been volunteering at OAS for a few years now. I volunteered because I love dogs but didn't think …

Kim Nguyen says: - September 24, 2014

I adopted Max (formerly Nico) a beautiful 10 month old poodle mix (stray) during Maddie's Adoption 2013 event. He was …

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Help FOAS win $50,000

Donate to Friends of Oakland Animal Services (FOAS) and help us win $50,000 as part of the Michelson Found Animals Saving Pets Challenge. Now through October 30, the organization that raises the most money online wins a $50,000 donation (and there are second and third place prizes too!) Donate today–no amount is too small.

Our Longest Residents

See a list of our longest term residents – here.

NBC’s OAS Bay Area Proud Pets

Check out the website here.

OAS Wish List

This is our Wish List.  It is filled with items that will help improve the quality of life of the animals at the shelter.  We now have “CREW APPROVED” items that have been requested by our dog and cat crews – shelter volunteers who focus on our long-term animals or animals who are scared/shy and need extra attention. These items have been tested out by our crews and we know that the animals love them.