Contra Costa Humane Society

CCHS is a private, non-profit 501(c)3 organization that serves Contra
Costa County animals and the people who love them. We are an individual
organization and not related to any other humane society, SPCA, rescue
group, county shelter or government agency. Similarly, we are not a
branch of Humane Society of the United States nor do we receive any
funding from the government. Our funding is generated from private and
corporate donations as well as grants.

CCHS operates many programs from our office in Pleasant Hill, including:
-Foster programs for adoptable dogs and cats -Kitty Corner, an on-site,
free-roam cat shelter for adult, senior & special needs adoptable cats
-AniMeals, a supplemental pet food and supply program for county residents
-SNAP (Spay/Neuter Assistance Program), which helps lower-income county
residents spay/neuter their companion dogs and cats Information Referral

Mission: To improve the quality of life for animals, decrease euthanasia
rates, and educate the public to foster compassion, responsibility, and
respect for animals.

History: Contra Costa Humane Society was formed as the result of the
merger between two groups, Stop Pets’ Annual Yield (SPAY) and Animal
Protection Bureau (APB). SPAY was established in 1971 to support the
Spay/Neuter Clinic locally and APB formed in 1980 to combat the homeless
animal problem in Contra Costa County. A merger between the two groups was
completed in 1991 and we have served Contra Costa County as CCHS ever

The information above can be found on the official website of Contra Costa Humane Society. For more details about the organization and to find out how you can volunteer, please visit their website:

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