HSOTC Updates

  • Introducing Dog Day Out!

    Sometimes a dog just needs a day, an afternoon, or an hour away from the shelter to decompress and experience a change in sights and sounds. We know not everyone can foster long term or commit to adoption, but if you have a day off, we’d love to have you take a dog out for […]

  • Paws-a-While E-Newsletter

    Read about HSOTC news, updates, events, shelter stories, and more with our Paws-a-While E-Newsletter! Click here to read our April 2024 Newsletter Click here to read our March 2024 Newsletter Click here to read our February 2024 Newsletter

  • What’s the Board Buzz?

    Our public Board meetings are held the last Wednesday of each month (excluding November and December) starting at 4:30PM. Interested in joining our Board and helping to support our cause? If so, find out more about what a Board position requires or simply complete our Board application!

  • Ways to Donate Update!

    Save Mart Supermarkets announces partnership with eScrip Save Mart Supermarkets announced that it has partnered with eScrip to manage its S.H.A.R.E.S. charitable giving program. The new Shares powered by eScrip program continues the company’s legacy of giving up to 3% of shoppers’ eligible purchases to local, community-based organizations. The advantage for FoodMaxx, Lucky and Save […]

  • View Our Videos!

    Watch as Boombox the Cat and the Calaveras Public Access Children’s Show visits the HSOTC…Mrrrrr….Check it Out! View our Playtime video showing our shelter dogs at play!

  • You Can Fundraise While Walking Your Dog!

    If You Love Walking Your Dog, You Can Fundraise for Your Favorite Cause!  That’s right!  You can support the HSOTC simply by walking your dog when you use the Wooftrax app!  It’s easy to download and can be used each and every time you grab for the leash!  There’s other benefits as well…it’s healthy for […]

  • Matching People and Pets Since 1947!

    At the start of this decade, the HSOTC assumed the designation as a limited intake/no-kill shelter. The no-kill shelter designation rejects euthanasia as a means of population control and instead works toward reducing the number of animal’s born through increased spay and neuter programs including low-cost help for low income families. The limited intake addresses […]