Adopt a pet, Oct. 28, 2018

These pets are available for adoption from the Contra Costa County Animal Services Department. They are available at

George (petharbor ID#A0906162) is a dog that is good at doing a lot of cool things. He can sit, shake, catch treats and loves to play fetch and get scratched.

He’s a fun dog who enjoys being around people and is eager to please and to learn new things. He’s idea for someone who wants a new best friend who wants to make that person happy all the time.

Pictures of George are available online at*NK-R.

His video is available at

He is a neutered male black and white pit bull terrier and Labrador retriever, and is about 7. He has been at the shelter since May 17.

George is available in Kennel No. C03 at the Martinez shelter, and through October, all dogs are available for $50 adoption fees.

Pearl (petharbor ID#A0926931) is a gorgeous and sweet girl who is hoping to be adopted to a new permanent home with a lap to call her own.

She’s described as an easy-going cat who loves head and neck scratches. She’s both affectionate and gentle. She is about 7 and has been at the shelter since Oct. 4.

A spayed white domestic medium-hair female cat, she is available at Kennel No. CAT05-A in the Martinez shelter.

Those interested in seeing all available animals and learning about the two county shelters and what Contra Costa County Animal Services offer may visit the site The shelters are at capacity, so through the end of October, adoption fees are reduced to $50, according to Steve Burdo, community and media relations manager.

Contra Costa County Animal Services has two locations. The Martinez Shelter is at 4800 Imhoff Place, and the Pinole Shelter is at 910 San Pablo Ave. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays. The Martinez location has Sunday adoptions from noon to 3 p.m.

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