VOICES: Dog Rescuers Call for Support From Community and Law Enforcement

I am a volunteer for the local animal shelter in Hoopa. I called Hoopa Tribal Police to help with a dog (Pit Bull) that was running loose with no tags. The dog hasn’t been neutered and is violent toward other animals including our rescue dogs. Read More →

Greater Rural Rescue Society Adoption Option

GeorgeAdopt a furry friend today! Read More →

More Throw Away Pets

These two puppies were dropped off to Thunderbird by a local woman who said she would just as soon shoot them. / Photo courtesy of GRRS.A couple of weeks ago a Hoopa resident was talking with a friend at Ray’s Food Place. The friend was very upset about a puppy that she saw at Supply Creek, apparently left to starve and die. She fed the puppy, but could not adopt it because of her own dogs. Read More →

GRRS Moves Beyond Helping Spay/Neuter Clinic

A feral kitten was adopted by a GRRS member’s golden retriever. / Photo by M. K. Heitkamp.Have you heard of GRRS? If you live within the Hoopa Valley area, chances are that you may have heard of them. Then again, maybe not. Read More →

Raffle for a Greater Cause

GRRSRaffleQuiltThis handmade quilt throw, made by Pam Dempewolf, is being raffled off by Greater Rural Rescue Society (GRRS). GRRS is a non-profit 501c(3) organization dedicated to the health of domestic pets, education of pet owners, and the rescue of unwanted or abandoned pets. To facilitate their goals, GRRS is raising funds to build an animal […] Read More →


GRRSRaffleQuiltThe Greater Rural Rescue Society (GRRS), in Hoopa, is raffling off a throw quilt for 50 cents per ticket. The quilt, made by Pam Dempewolf, can be viewed at Coast Central Credit Union in Hoopa. Tickets can be purchased at Thunderbird located in downtown Hoopa. All proceeds go to GRRS. Read More →