Pet Food Pantry
For low-income households
Saturday, April 27th, 10:00 AM – 12:00PM
1590 Fortmann Way, Alameda, CA
Please call 510.337.8565 for more information.
We were able to provide food to many housholds
Pet Loss Support Group
Wednesday, April 17th – Pet Loss Support Group – 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
At the FAAS Shelter 1590 Fortmann Way, Alameda
Led by Jill Goodfriend, RN, LCSW. For more information or to RSVP please contact Jill at 510.393.1359.
Many pet owners consider their pet a friend, companion, or family member. When a pet passes away the pet owner often experiences the intense pain that accompanies the loss of that friend. FAAS is committed to supporting the community in this very special way by hosting the Pet Loss support group with Jill Goodfriend.
Tip-A-Cop a fundraiser to benefit FAAS
Wednesday, February 13
This event was well attended. In addition to the Applebee’s patrons, FAAS Staff, Volunteers and Board members attended.
Tomatina’s DINE & DONATE to benefit Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS)
Wednesday, January 23 11:30 AM – 10:00 PM at Tomatina – 1338 Park Street, Alameda 510-521-1000
This event was well attended, FAAS staff enjoyed a wonderful take out lunch from Tomatino!
Pet Loss Support Group
December 19th at 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at the FAAS Shelter 1590 Fortmann Way, Alameda
The Pet Loss Support Group was well attended. Many learned new coping skills.
Free Pet Adoptions!
Was a success, several of our long term residents found their forever home!
Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS) held a 3-day adopt-a-thon from 12-7-2012 – 12-9-2012 to find homes for 80+ dogs and cats. All dog and cat adoptions were FREE! Standard adoption process applies.
Free Pet Adoptions!
December 9th – from 11:00AM – 4:00PM
Urban Island Furnishings – 1901 Broadway, Alameda.
Hosted a very lively and successful Santa Paws – Photo Session that was open to the public. Many family pets were captured in photos for holiday sharing.
October is “Adopt a second Feline for 1/2 off!” month
Adopt one “Feline” (cat or kitten) and get the second one for 1/2 off! The event was very successful in placing many felines in their forever homes!
Halloween Celebration, October 29th
A special Halloween celebration on October 29th at Angela’s Bar and Bistro for Mojito Monday, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Tips to the celebrity bartender benefit FAAS. As always this is a fun evening raising funds for FAAS.
Halloween Special Adoption, October 27th
A Halloween Special Adoption Event at 5616 Bay Street in Emeryville. Numerous local shelters and rescue groups, including FAAS participated in this fun event. FAAS was successful in reaching reach out to the community.
October 20th & 21st was Adopt a feline for FREE days!
The October 20-21st Adopt a feline for free was quite successful. Many of our felines found their forever home!
Pet Loss Support Group, October 17th
The group that met found it very helpful for the passing of their pets and for the two who have a pet coming to the end of their life, it is helping them prepare.
After the Ball, October 18th
After the Ball was a huge success. Thanks to all that attended, donors, sponsors and to the volunteers for their support. We raised over $60,000 and an anonymous donor is generously giving FAAS a $50,00 match.
October 6th-7th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Neptune Beach Community Festival on Webster Street. The event provided much needed exposure for FAAS.
September was “Senior Pet” adoption month!
All dogs and cats 7 years and older were adopted for free!
FAAS Pet Photo Contest
The Pet Photo Contest is over and FAAS raised over $17,000 for Alameda’s homeless animals! Lots of people sent great photos of their pets. A panel of judges selected 13 photos from the top 25 vote receivers and these will appear as the cover and pets-of-the-month on the 2013 FAAS calendar. The calendar will be available for sale beginning in mid-October. Click here to see a collage of the finalists.
Mobile Adoption (Dog Bone Alley)
August 12th – Mobile Adoption event at Dog Bone Alley – 1342 Park Avenue (near Central) from 11am until 2pm. Visit with animals from the Alameda Animal Shelter and maybe find a new best friend.
Mobile Adoption (Under One Woof)
August 11th – Mobile Adoption event at Under One Woof – 1701 Webster St. Alameda from 11am until 2pm. Visit with animals from the Alameda Animal Shelter and maybe find a new best friend.
June 9 & 10 Maddies Adoptathon
Maddie’s® Matchmaker Adoptathon, the nation’s largest two-day adoption event, will be held on June 9 & 10 in Alameda, Contra Costa, and San Francisco Counties….. (Click here to read more)
Sunday June 3rd Wiggle Waggle Walk – the first annual Alameda Animal Shelter/FAAS dog walk 12 pm to 3 pm
Location: Wind River; 500 Windriver Walk, canine and family activities, booths, food and more.(Click here to read more)