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The following chronicles some of SVACA’s milestones. Please visit our Facebook page to learn more about our history.

Former SVACA Dog Stars in Major Motion Picture, HOTEL FOR DOGS

Post Date:06/01/2009
The Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority (SVACA) staff and volunteers are quite proud of all their animal guests and believe they are among the most handsome, intelligent and loving animals in all the Bay Area. They may be onto something as 'one of their own' has achieved fame as "J.R.," a dog adopted from SVACA's Animal Care Center in September 2007, stars as “Friday” in Hotel for Dogs. 

"We are so very proud of our little "J.R." as he has certainly come a long, long way. Our staff found him one morning, cold and alone, at our animal care center as he had been abandoned outside our door. Staff quickly took him in and provided him with 'TLC' until we were able to find him a new home. And what a home we found," says Dan Soszynski, SVACA Executive Director. He adds, "We believe shelter animals make the best companions and "J.R." is a perfect example."Jr on setJr Friend
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