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Red Ryder is the Contra Costa Humane Society's Pet of the Week for April 18.


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, or call 925-335-8300.


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