Valley Humane Society

Peppermint Patty is a flirtatious redhead. This young Australian cattle dog mix won't play coy with her affections. She's a big, floppy, puppy with shy eyes, ready to delight anyone with a soft spot for sweetness. Peppermint Patty is about three months old.

Valley Humane Society is at 3670 Nevada St., Pleasanton. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. For details, call 925-426-8656 or visit www.valleyhumane.org or www.facebook.com/ValleyHumaneSociety.

-- Melissa Adkins, Valley Humane Society

Animal Services

Jewel is a very friendly 1-year-old female wire-haired Dachshund looking for her forever home. She is available for adoption at County Animal Services, 4800 Imhoff Place, Martinez. See all of the adoptable animals at www.ccasd. Also visit www.facebook.com/ccasd, or call 925-335-8300.

Humane Society

Red Ryder is estimated to be 1 year old. He a fun miniature pinscher mix who will be equally happy to move into your home and onto your lap. He loves to snuggle, play ball, zoom around and chase a laser toy. He would be best as an only dog. Red Ryder is neutered, microchipped and vaccinated. For more information, visit www.cchumane.org.