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 →

OPINION: In Defense of Tribal PD

We here at the Greater Rural Rescue Society would like to write a letter in defense of the Tribal Police. People are very upset about the case of Rex the dog, which is understandable because an animal is injured. We would also like to remind the community that the tribal police are ill equipped to do the job of animal control officers. Read More →

Greater Rural Rescue Society Saves Abandoned Animals

Marilyn Causey doesn’t know exactly how many puppies she’s found abandoned inside dumpsters or how many orphaned kittens have been brought in after being found on the roadside. Read More →

Shopping for a Cause

Last Friday the Greater Rural Rescue Society Thrift Shop celebrated its grand opening in Hoopa. All proceeds from sales go to the GRRS cats and dogs. The gift shop accepts gently used clothing and other items. They are located on Highway 96 in the Thunderbird building. / Photo by Vonice Nelson, Two Rivers Tribune. Read More →

Hungry for Hope

Animal rescue volunteers currently care for more than 25 puppies and dogs at a makeshift shelter in the back of Thunderbird in downtown Hoopa. The insurmountable problem continues to grow despite efforts to curb overpopulation. Full story in the print edition of the Two Rivers Tribune on stands Tuesday, Dec. 20. / Photo by Allie […] Read More →

Opinions (The Greater Rural Rescue Society–Hoopa, CA)

Dear Two Rivers Tribune, The members of the greater rural rescue society would like to say a huge thank you to Karen Starkey for her donation to us. It will help buy food for the rescued animals in our care. We would also at this time thank Maxine Torres for her monthly contribution. It is […] Read More →

Opinions (Kay Heitkamp-Hoopa, Calif.)

This letter is directed to the driver who killed the pale golden laborador retriever mix dog along Highway 96 close to South Shoemaker Road on the way into Hoopa. 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 →