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February 24, 2018

Pet Of The Week

Scrambled Eggs

More than just a breakfast staple, this little pup will delight all day long! Scrambled Eggs is a male Chihuahua mix, aged 2 months and weighing in at less than 3 pounds! Adopt Scrambled Eggs at Valley Humane Society, 3670 Nevada Street in Pleasanton. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am – 4pm. Visit valleyhumane.org or call (925) 426-8656 for more information. Photo - Valley Humane Society/S. Pine

Posted: February 22, 2018
Scarlet

There aren’t many things better than chocolate, but Scarlet raises the bar! A gorgeous, three-year-old Siamese mix, Scarlet is deliciously dark and delightfully sweet. With a little petting, she will melt in your hands. Open your heart to this adorable morsel today! Adopt Scarlet (or any adult cat) for just $14, through February 17 at Valley Humane Society, 3670 Nevada Street in Pleasanton. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am – 4pm. Visit valleyhumane.org or call (925) 426-8656 for more information. Photo - Valley Humane Society/N. Lewis

Posted: February 15, 2018
Flicker

What do you desire in a feline companion? Flicker will light up your life with his affectionate warmth and constant attention. The five-year-old black and white bicolor kitty is glowing with feel-good vibes. Adopt your new friend Flicker (or any adult cat) for just $14 during Adults Only, February 10-17, at Valley Humane Society, 3670 Nevada Street in Pleasanton. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am – 4pm. Visit valleyhumane.org or call (925) 426-8656 for more information. Photo - Valley Humane Society/K. Jacoby

Posted: February 08, 2018
Thursday 02/01/2018
Verdant

Verdant know the grass is always greener in your own backyard! This energetic 1-1/2-year-old Labrador Retriever mix is looking for a place of her own. She loves people and her daily exercise, and can use some additional socializing. Verdant’s adopter will receive a complimentary training consultation at Dodger's Paws. Come meet this wonderful girl at Valley Humane Society, 3670 Nevada Street in Pleasanton. She’ll grow on you! Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am – 4pm. Visit valleyhumane.org or call (925) 426-8656. Photo - Valley Humane Society/M. Metzler-Ghofranian

Posted: February 01, 2018
Thursday 01/25/2018
Ripple

Let Ripple spread out across your life! The friendly three-year-old kitten enjoys a quiet lap, but can run rings around you during playtime. If still waters run deep, then Ripple is a wink and a smile. Visit her today at Valley Humane Society, 3670 Nevada Street in Pleasanton, Tuesday through Saturday from 10am – 4pm. Visit valleyhumane.org or call (925) 426-8656. Photo - Valley Humane Society/E. Scholz

Posted: January 25, 2018
Thursday 01/18/2018
Luca

Two-year-old Luca is politely curious, perpetually monitoring the action in his environment. He enjoys a bit of attention but is more interested in making sure things go off as planned. If you’re looking to get more organized this year, Luca would make a great personal secretary. Hire him today at Valley Humane Society, 3670 Nevada Street in Pleasanton, Tuesday through Saturday from 10am – 4pm. Visit valleyhumane.org or call (925) 426-8656. Photo - Valley Humane Society/K. Jacoby

Posted: January 18, 2018
Thursday 01/11/2018
Resolution

What will your focus be this year? Resolution is determined to get into shape with healthy dietary choices and plenty of exercise…but first this delightful, three-year-old German Shepherd mix must find herself a forever family willing to commit. Make Resolution yours today at Valley Humane Society, 3670 Nevada Street in Pleasanton, Tuesday through Saturday from 10am – 4pm. Visit valleyhumane.org or call (925) 426-8656. Photo - Valley Humane Society/E. Scholz

Posted: January 11, 2018
Thursday 01/04/2018
Eclipse

Eclipse will overtake your heart with her good-natured affection. The five-month-old kitten loves to romp with feline friends and snooze in the sun. Eclipse is a comfort-lover who will enjoy snuggling up with you. Adopt her today at Valley Humane Society, 3670 Nevada Street in Pleasanton, Tuesday through Saturday from 10am – 4pm. Visit valleyhumane.org or call (925) 426-8656. Photo - Valley Humane Society/K. Jacoby

Posted: January 04, 2018
Thursday 12/28/2017
Ralphie

We triple dog dare you to stop by and see Ralphie! This adorable six-month-old Australian Cattle Dog mix is an earnest young pup whose greatest gift is the genuine affection he’ll lavish on you. Give this pup what he really wants: adopt Ralphie today at Valley Humane Society, 3670 Nevada Street in Pleasanton, Tuesday through Saturday from 10am – 4pm. Visit valleyhumane.org or call (925) 426-8656. Photo - Valley Humane Society/M. Metzler-Ghofranian

Posted: December 28, 2017
Thursday 12/21/2017
Billie

Spend your holiday with Billie! The 3-month-old is playful with her kitten pals and appreciative of gentle petting. Her distinctive markings make her extra special. Stop by Valley Humane Society at 3670 Nevada Street in Pleasanton today to meet Billie. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm. For more information, please call (925) 426-8656 or visit valleyhumane.org.

Posted: December 21, 2017
Thursday 12/14/2017
Cronut

Sweet and light, 2-year-old Cronut wants to please as many people as possible. He’ll turn over for tummy rubs and let you brush his long white fur, an airy confection of spun sugar sprinkled with silver patches. Use your fingers! Cronut loves to be stroked and petted. Treat yourself to his affection today at Valley Humane Society, 3670 Nevada Street in Pleasanton, Tuesday through Saturday from 10am – 4pm. Visit valleyhumane.org or call (925) 426-8656. Photo - Valley Humane Society/K. Jacoby

Posted: December 14, 2017

Year of the Dog Welcomed in Livermore

Chinese New Year festivities held on January 18 marked the Year of the Dog. Events in the Bankhead Theater lobby included traditional dancing, demonstrations, food and crafts. A lion dance by KungFu Dragon USA added to the festive occasion. X…