Huntington was rescued by a local shelter after being abandoned when his family moved.

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News from Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation  |  October 2021


Another Chance at Health and Happiness

Huntington was rescued by a local municipal shelter after being abandoned when his family moved. Clearly neglected for quite some time, he had a mouth full of broken teeth and old injuries that healed incorrectly. Knowing ARF was his best bet for recovery, the shelter reached out for help to get him the care he needed. ⠀

During Huntington's surgery at ARF’s clinic to extract some teeth, x-rays were taken of an old injury. Although the improperly-healed injuries didn't seem to bother Huntington (and additional surgery was deemed unnecessary), ARF’s veterinarians found BB bullets still lodged in his shoulder — a clear sign of the rough life Huntington had lived. But thanks to ARF's talented veterinary team and his loving foster family, Huntington was able to bounce back and start his new life out on the right paw. Will you make a donation today to support animals who have experienced some of the worst things imaginable?


October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month! These four adorable, adoptable pups are looking for loving homes:

  • Grus is an older gentleman who is looking for a nice, mellow life. He recently finished treatment for heartworm and wants to celebrate with a family of his own.
  • Frisbee is a young pup with a big personality! From playing games in the yard to romping around with other dogs, Frisbee just wants to have FUN!
  • Slushie never wants to leave your side. At only 11 pounds, this senior sweetheart would make for a great couch companion for your next TV show binge. But she doesn’t mind the occasional adventure either!
  • Versailles is a recent mama whose puppies have all found loving homes. She's ready for some well-deserved rest and relaxation filled with cozy cuddles and tasty treats.


More Updates

Dog Chow's Service Dog Salute

We've teamed up again with Dog Chow for this year's Service Dog Salute campaign! Through Veterans Day, a portion of the proceeds from specially-marked bags of Dog Chow will benefit ARF's Pets and Vets program in our ongoing efforts to Save Both Ends of the Leash®.

Save Lives with Your IRA Gift

Rollover, IRA, rollover! If you are 70½ years old or older, a qualified charitable distribution (QCD) from your IRA will help reduce your taxes while maximizing your impact to save more lives. Visit ARF's legacy giving website for more information.

Help Subaru Make a Dog's Day

Our friends at Diablo Subaru of Walnut Creek invite you to do something special for your dog on October 22 to celebrate National Make a Dog's Day. Subaru will donate $100 to ARF for every adoption from then until the end of the month! Nothing makes a dog's day like a forever home!

Adopt Bonsai

Bonsai may be a senior kitty, but he's a little dynamo! He chirps with delight whenever meeting someone new, loves to play with toys, and will do just about anything for a back scratch. Plus, Bonsai's adoption fee has been prepaid by a generous donor. Submit an adoption inquiry today.