Tag Archives: Kern County Animal Services

Adopt a Shelter Dog Day

April 30 is the Day Dedicated to Adopting Shelter Dogs April 30 is Adopt a Shelter Dog Day. But CAPS works every day of the year to save the lives of at-risk dogs from Kern County Animal Services in Bakersfield, CA. Our efforts have saved…Read more

CAPS President Deborah Howard Appears Again on NPR’s Talking Animals

Host Duncan Strauss Interviewed Howard about CAPS’  Internet Puppy Sales, Shelter Reform and Spay/Neuter Outreach Campaigns On April 3, 2024, CAPS President Deborah Howard appeared on Talking Animals on NPR affiliate WMNF in Tampa, Florida. Host Duncan Strauss interviewed Ms. Howard as a follow up…Read more

The Crisis at California’s Municipal Shelters Documentary Begins Filming

CAPS Spends Long Day in Kern County to Shoot Interviews and Footage California’s municipal shelters are in crisis. Many of the animals live in overcrowded, inhumane conditions, without sufficient exercise or veterinary care. Euthanasia rates are shockingly high. In some parts of the state, backyard…Read more

CAPS Coordinates Shelter Transfer

CAPS Coordinates Shelter Transfer for 18 at-risk  dogs from Kern County Animal Services in Bakersfield, CA to Humane Society for Southwest Washington in Vancouver, WA. Going forward, this will happen EVERY MONTH!Read more

CAPS Saves At-Risk Shelter Dogs

National Nonprofit Develops Plan for Kern County Animal Services in Bakersfield, California Onyx, a sweet, 8-year-old black and white Pit Bull, could barely walk down the street. Beaten and starving, his face covered in dog bites, he had been adopted out for free by Kern…Read more
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