New Agricultural Detection Dog and Her Handler Take on Bad Bugs

October 12, 2023

Everest, a 2-year-old black lab, and her handler, Jana Labrucherie, are helping to protect California's multibillion-dollar agriculture industry by intercepting shipments of mangoes, guava and other fruit containing non-native insects and pests.

New Veterinarian Brings Skill and ‘Hope’ to Animal Services Center

May 26, 2023

A world-class animal shelter deserves a special veterinarian, and the County of Santa Clara Animal Services Center has found the perfect fit in Dr. Kieu Vuong. The longtime South Bay resident has an ideal blend of skills, experience and disposition to lead the medical clinic at the state-of-the-art Animal Services Center, which opened in 2021.

Cute Critter Alert: Animal Services Center needs volunteers to foster kittens

March 29, 2023

The County of Santa Clara Animal Services Center is seeking volunteers to foster kittens in their homes until they are old enough to be adopted. Fostering provides a safe environment for the kittens at a vulnerable stage in their development as well as socialization, which helps them find a permanent home.