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Chi Mania, Saturday, September 6 - August 25, 2014


It’s Chi Mania in Oakland, although you won’t find rampaging Chihuahuas – just dozens of well-mannered, impish dogs, both purebreds and mixes, available to adopt for a reduced fee of $35. Bring the whole family and enjoy refreshments, face-painting, pint-sized dog antics, and more. The adoption fee includes spay/neuter surgery, a microchip, and vaccines. Dogs […]

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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

Loren says: - August 27, 2014

I have been a volunteer at OAS since February of 2013. I have wanted a dog for 20 years, but it …

Amanda says: - August 23, 2014

Mallomar is a wonderful addition to our family. He loves playing with toy mice and spending time in his scratch …

Abigail Rocha says: - August 16, 2014

We adopted Blanche during the 2014 Maddie’s Pet adoption weekend. It'd been 3 months and we've patiently waited for her …

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Closed Monday, Labor Day

Oakland Animal Services will be closed Monday, September 1, in observance of Labor Day.

Wag Awards Saturday, Sept. 13

Join us for a fun afternoon of dog- and human- friendly games, a costume contest, a raffle, food and drink, and much more. The Wag Awards will honor some of OAS’s rescue partners and all proceeds go to Friends of Oakland Animal Services.


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.