[Santa Ynez Valley News] Wildlife rescue operator appeals county order to cease activity


Goleta Man Arrested for Alleged Animal Cruelty











Santa Barbara – 21-year-old Kyle Barbre of Goleta was arrested today, June 21, 2016, and booked at the Santa Barbara County Jail on a charge of Animal Cruelty. The arrest comes after an investigation by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office and Santa Barbara […]

Coyote Rescue.

Injured Coyote Gives Rescuers A Beautiful Surprise.

Recently, Animal Rescue Team received a call about an animal that shouldn’t have even been alive. The blind female coyote they met had suffered a gunshot to the head, accidental poisoning, a 30-foot fall into a dried-out riverbed, and dehydration.

The fact that she was alive at all […]

Injured Coyote Gives Rescuers A Beautiful Surprise.

Bobcat Trapping

Thanks to your three years of help, on August 5, 2015 the California Fish and Game Commission voted 3-2 in favor of adopting a statewide ban on the pelt trapping of bobcats. But a few procedural steps remained before the ban could officially take effect, and paperwork delays very nearly resulted in yet another […]

Animal Rescue Team Fundraiser Photos!!!


$5,500 Reward Offered

$5,500 Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest and Conviction of Coyote Pup Torturer

Posted on August 6, 2014

For immediate release: Contact: Lisa Franzetta, ALDF Megan Backus, ALDF SANTA MARIA, Calif. — The national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) is offering a $2,500 reward for any information leading to the arrest and […]


HARD TO BELIEVE: This 6LB female Coyote puppy was found tied up with stereo electrical wire/cord. She was discovered On Thursday July 30 at 5PM. When rescued she was suffering from starvation, severe dehydration, an awful wound from the choke hold on her neck, as well as a badly broken lower jaw. Julia rushed her […]

Another Busy Day

Not only was today the longest day of the year, it was also another busy one for Animal Rescue Team, Inc. We rescued 7 different native/none native baby birds today. We would like to remind readers NEVER trim tree’s during spring or early summer. Many bird nests are destroyed during tree trimmings leaving behind many […]