Your new BFF is waiting for you at ARF

Your new BFF is waiting for you at ARF
Pebbles and Centipede need forever homes.

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA (August 20, 2022) — Your new best friend may be waiting for you. Could it be Pebbles or Centipede?

Sweet lover girl Pebbles has a heart of gold. The two-year-old social and bubbly girl’s favorite things include snuggles, giving kisses, and leaning in to her person for a good petting session. She’s also an active, energetic girl, so she’ll do well in a household that will provide her plenty of physical exercise, adventures, and doggie play dates – anything to tire her out – plus mental stimulation as well.

Energetic as she may be, she also has great manners.  She would love to show off and hone them with continued training at home. One thing you can count on: miss Pebbles will certainly make an amazing companion. She can’t wait to find her forever home where she can truly shine and share all the love she has to give. Pebbles has a positive history with other dogs and currently weighs 41 pounds.

ARF adoption fees: $250 for an adult dog, $350 for a puppy under 6 months, $125 for a special-needs dog, $175 for a special-needs puppy under 6 months, and $125 for a senior dog 7 years and older.


Five-month-old Centipede is a dashing snowshoe teen kitten. He loves meeting new people. He also likes occupying laps and having his soft fur petted. He’s got the kitten energy and is looking for a large active home with plenty to keep him occupied and interested. Centipede will add love and energy wherever he goes.

ARF Adoption fees: $125 for an adult cat, $175 for a kitten under 6 months, $200 for two adult cats, $300 for two kittens, $75 for a special-needs cat, $100 for a special-needs kitten under 6 months, and $75 for a senior cat 7 years and older. They will waive adoption fees for US military Veterans.

View available dogs and cats online or visit us in-person during open hours: Wed.-Sun., 12-6 pm, with early-bird sign-in available Wed.-Fri. beginning at 9 a.m. The ARF team will guide you in choosing a pet, share information about their history and behavior while at ARF. They also provide helpful resources. This process can take time — please allow 60-90 minutes for in-person appointments.

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