Wildfires are devastating communities across California, causing more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes and threatening many more. The Camp Fire in Northern California -- one of three blazing across the state -- is the most destructive in state history. We want to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you find access to shelter. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know the most effective ways to contribute.
To provide humane care, promote adoptions, and advocate for the Santa Barbara County Shelter dogs, and to eliminate euthanasia of adoptable dog at the County Shelter.
K-9 PALS is an all volunteer non profit organization located at the County Animal Shelter. Because of K-9 PALS the shelter dogs have high quality medical care, high quality daily care which includes soft beds, daily exercise, daily socialization with people and other dogs, daily training. K-9 PALS provide play yards, dog agility equipment,toys, training equipment, and physical improvements at the Shelter to improve the quality of life for the Shelter dogs. Shelter dogs get to go off site on trips with volunteers to agility classes and other events in the community. K-9 PALS is changing the lives for Santa Barbara County's homeless and abandoned dogs with the help of caring individuals that support the organization in a variety of ways through volunteering.