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FOLBA out meeting the community at Pet Supplies Plus 1 Year Anniversary

On Saturday May 1st Friends of Long Beach Animals was out at the Los Altos Pet Supplies Plus helping the pet store celebrate their 1 year anniversary.

Along with Long Beach Animal Care Services, FOLBA was meeting members of the community and sharing information about their mission.   Some video recording from the Pawz TV crew was also happening and a video of the event is expected to be released soon.

Long Beach auto dealership gives a lift to longtime local animal-welfare organization

By Kate Karp

Friends of Long Beach Animals (FOLBA), Long Beach’s most venerable animal-welfare organization, was happy to receive a whole lotta love on Tuesday, April 27, when Timmons Subaru presented them with a check for $37,447.40.

Two Long Beach nonprofits partner to open new low-cost spay/neuter veterinary clinic

By Kate Karp

Since 2013 Fix Long Beach has been serving area residents with free or low-cost spay/neuter for their pets, vaccinations at a minimal charge and free microchips. Since the all-volunteer organization opened its figurative doors, it’s held mobile clinics in different Long Beach parks and has spayed and neutered over 12,000 cats and dogs and vaccinated and microchipped countless others.

Right Now You Can Adopt a Cat for Free

That’s right, thanks to Friends of Long Beach Animals you can adopt a rescue kitty all during the month of March and pay no adoption fees from The Little Lion Foundation.

Half Priced Adoption Fees During February from FOLBA

During the month of February, Friends of Long Beach Animals are sponsoring adoption fees at Live Love Animal Rescue in Long Beach.

It’s the perfect time to adopt a pet and make it a little easier on your pocketbook so you can buy a few extra dog toys!

FOLBA Sponsoring Adoption Fees Through Dec 31

What a great time to adopt!  Now through the end of this tumultuous year 2020, Friends of Long Beach Animals will be sponsoring the adoption fees from the Long Beach Shelter, Long Beach Animal Care Services.

That means it’s a great time to bring home that cute puppy or mischievous kitty just in time for the holidays!

Donate to FOLBA through Ralphs & Food4Less

Did you know that when you’re doing your everyday grocery shopping you can help support the animals? Friends of Long Beach Animals is a registered non profit in the Kroger – Ralphs – Food4Less Community Rewards program.

That means every time you shop at either store and use your club card or Alt ID, they will donate money to Friends of Long Beach Animals!

FOLBA Matches Donations for Little Paws Kitten Nursery

Friends of Long Beach Animals recently supported  The Little Lion Foundation and presented them with FOLBA’s matched donation funds of $10,000 from their successful participation in the Long Beach Gives fundraising event.

FOLBA is proud to support this organization which owns and operates Long Beach’s first ever kitten nursery, the Long Beach Paws Project. To date they have saved the lives of nearly 1,000 kittens! We wish them the best of luck in this upcoming year of dedication to all the little paws of Long Beach.

FOLBA recipient of Share the Love funds from Timmons Subaru

We’re humbled by the generous donation from Timmons Subaru of Long Beach as part of the Share the Love Event.

During the event for every Subaru sold they donate $250 to local community nonprofits and FOLBA is honored to be chosen again this year and to receive a donation of over $38,000.

Pet Wellness Event and FOLBA’s Food Drive

FREE PET WELLNESS EVENT

Friends of Long Beach Animals has been reaching out the members of the Long Beach area community during the ongoing pandemic by offering subsidized adoption fees and community events.

On March 13th, 2021 FOLBA partnered with the Little Lion Foundation along with Live Love Animal Rescue and participated in the Free Pet Wellness Event whereby FOLBA and these other non profit organizations helped community members by offering free vaccines, microchips, pet gift cards, pet food, and more.