Press & Awards

We are excited and honored to be voted North Bay Bohemian’s Best Animal Rescue Group!

KPIX CBS SF Bay Area Aired 6/17/2020: Sonoma County Woman’s Non-Profit Animal Rescue Thrives With The Help Of Volunteers

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We were honored to be voted the Best Local Non-Profit in the 2018 Press Democrat Award. Thank you to everyone who voted for us and recognized the work we are doing.

PETALUMA, CA – JUNE 23: Shirley Zindler  of Dogwood Animal Rescue, and Kerry Sanders of NBC laugh as they sit with her Neapolitan Mastiff named Martha after after winning the 2017 World’s Ugliest Dog contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair on June 23, 2017 in Petaluma, California. Martha, a Neapolitan Mastiff, became the World’s Ugliest Dog during the Sonoma-Marin Fair. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)



June 2017 ~ Dogwood volunteers help rescue abandoned dog living on Santa Rosa street.

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Sonoma County- April 2017 -Shirley Zindler, Dogwood Animal Rescue Project Founder and President, is named 2017 American Red Cross Animal Hero of the Year

April 2017 -Dogwood Animal Rescue places 2nd place in the Apple Blossom Parade Animal Division