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Author Archives: C.A.R.L.

Teen Voice Donation

Thank you to Steve De Fratus, Youth Recreation Coordinator for the City of Ventura and Teen Voice youth group who collected donations for C.A.R.L. for the second year. Our Executive Director Sharon Clark met a representative group who delivered the donations and took a tour of our kennel facility. Many blankets, canned food, peanut butter […]

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One of C.A.R.L.’s Most Difficult Rescues from 2011

By Lynne Bohney Emily is a lovely female Boxer but, sadly, her amazing story begins when she was dumped and abandoned in the parking lot of the Camarillo Animal Shelter in the Spring of 2011. She was taken in by the shelter, but her injuries and health problems were numerous, so they scheduled her for […]

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C.A.R.L.’s Pet Care Center Flooded by Recent Storms

1/6/2016 9:33 pm Today the facility was hit pretty hard by some heavy flooding. Staff and VCFD worked extremely hard to divert the water flow away from the kennels. All of the dogs are safe, dry and warm. The rain has slowed down and the water levels continue to recede. We are not in any […]

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Santa Paws for a Cause

Thank you to Ventura Pet Barn for once again hosting a successful and fun Santa Paws for a Cause fundraiser. They are long time supporters of C.A.R.L. and all local rescue groups. Thank you to our youth volunteers Malia and Kai for stopping by to help. Their mom said they love volunteering with C.A.R.L. We’re […]

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Ventura Turkey Trot

Thank you Vendurance Sports and Ventura Turkey Trot for choosing Canine Adoption and Rescue League as the local charity to partner with for this year’s 8th Annual Turkey Trot 5K! Our dogs and organization appreciate the support!

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Pedal for Pooches

DNA Fitness Spinning Studio 1744 E. Main St. Ventura 93001 www.dnafitness1.com Thank you to DNA Fitness Spinning Studio for sponsoring our “Pedal for Pooches” fundraiser. The even raised over $1500 for Canine Adoption and Rescue League. A very special thank you to Nicole who worked so hard to make this event a success. Thanks to […]

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Thank You Grace!

  Great kids doing great things! Grace’s lemonade stand for the dogs was a huge success. Grace stopped by the sanctuary on Monday, Sept. 14 to drop off the $112+ she raised Saturday, Sept. 12! Kennel Supervisor Laura graciously accepted the money on behalf of Bear, who prefers not to handle the finances directly.

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2015 Pooch Parade

Thank you to all the sponsors, vendors, non profits, silent auction donors, frisbee and agility demonstrators, Pooch Parade participants, everyone who came out and our volunteers for making this year’s Pooch Parade a successful event! We couldn’t make it happen without your support! Click to view photographs taken by Karen Quincy Loberg, VC Star. Click […]

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Where’s Bixby?

Bixby and his human Mike stopped by our adoption center today to visit and help spread the word on our sweet boy Magic. Below is Bixby’s post from his Facebook page. OK Y’all. This is a very special pooch here. His name is Magic and he’s been in a shelter his entire life. He was […]

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2015 Pooch Parade Design

We recruited students from Dawn LaRaia’s 5th grade class to come up with a design to go with this year’s Pooch Parade theme “Seniors Need Second Chances Too”. We had a hard time choosing from all the exceptional designs, but after many long deliberations, 11 year old (He was 10 at the time of submission.) […]

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