The fate of seven hundred dogs and cats are up in the air as the Kern County Animal Shelter focuses on relocating.
This week, the City of Bakersfield decided to part ways with the county after a dispute over a lease agreement.
City leaders are talking to the Bakersfield SPCA Pet Adoption Center to help run a different type of shelter that offers jobs to the homeless and improves pet services down the road.
"When we gave them the notice that they were not going to be invited to renew the lease any longer,
INFORMATION FOR THE HEALTH OF YOUR PET ..
Remember, if you are looking for the love of your life visit our Adoption Center at 3000 Gibson St. The Bakersfield SPCA greatly appreciates you ongoing support of our fundraisers. Your support continues to keep the SPCA alive and well.
City of Bakersfield - Adopt A Dog
Kern County, CA. Although the fate of shelter animals in Kern County is arguably better today than at any time before, a collaborative pet adoption event is being organized to further bring in to focus the plight of shelter pets in Kern. Over 25 different local organizations will be present for the 1st annual Mega Adoption Event at the Kern County Fairgrounds, Sunday, April 23, 2017 between the hours of 10am and 4pm. Kern County Animal Services, the Bakersfield SPCA, the City of Bakersfield Animal Care Center, the City of Shafter Animal Control, Marley’s Mutts Dog Rescue, Have A Heart Humane Society, and Alpha Canine Sanctuary are just a few of the organizations that will be present with adoptable animals and to answer any questions on their programs.
City of Bakersfield - Bakersfield Animal Care Center