Temporary Operations Change at YAPS

YAPS is open by appointment. Appointments will be scheduled in half hour increments from 11:00am to 3:30pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday until further notice. We do ask that you keep 6-10 feet away for social distancing while at our facility. Masks covering...

Director’s Message

17,000. An impressive number no matter what it references. Unfortunately, I am referencing the nearly 17,000 animals that were euthanized by the 17 shelters located in San Bernardino County in 2016. These shelters span from Apple Valley to Yucca Valley and the cities...

Birthday Wish For Homeless Dog

Birthday Wish for Homeless Dog  Hearing “I don’t want him . . . he’s not cute,” is all it took to motivate local middle school student, Lily Florez, to step into action. Lily is a volunteer with Yucaipa Animal Placement Society (YAPS), a nonprofit, pet rescue...

Record Number of Pets Placed By YAPS in 2016

Record Number of Pets Placed By YAPS in 2016  YAPS is proud to announce that we have placed 640 homeless pets in 2016. The grand tally is 395 dogs and 245 cats placed.  These numbers equate an unmeasurable amount of love. This is the highest number of pets adopted out...

YAPS Names 2016 Volunteer of the Year

YAPS Names Volunteer of the Year for 2016 During the month of April, Yucaipa Animal Placement Society celebrated “National Volunteer Appreciation Week” by hosting a luncheon for all current YAPS volunteers.  During the luncheon, Redlands resident, Darlene Edwards, was...