Pets Weekly Picks

Update every Wednesday by end of day for inclusion in the Sac Paws newsletter, which pulls at roughly 4am on Thursday. The newsletter pulls up to 8 posts each week. Please remove the previous week’s posts.

Sacramento Connect
California Fish and Game Commission Wavering on Protection for Gray Wolves

Apr 16, 2014
California Fish and Game Commission Wavering on Protection for Gray Wolves

A roundup of posts about wolves from Sacramento Connect partners and The Sacramento Bee. 

The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento County monitoring health of horses on Rio Linda property

Sacramento County monitoring health of horses on Rio Linda property

Sacramento County Animal Care officers are monitoring a herd of horses in Rio Linda after the needs of the animals were brought to the attention of animal control officers this month. Sacramento County Animal Care officers wrote up seven citations...

FOX40
Horse Rescuer Accused of Running Illegal Kennel

Apr 14, 2014

SACRAMENTO COUNTY-

Lynn Countryman has been in the spotlight because of her horses; some neighbors accuse her of neglecting them and now, Sacramento County Animal Control reveals she is also in trouble for having too many dogs on her property.…


FOX40
Now is NOT the Time to Adopt a Bunny for Easter

Apr 14, 2014

Eric Rucker and Bethany Crouch find out why vets have changed their role when it comes to purchasing bunnies around Easter from FOX40 pet expert, Dr. Jyl.


FOX40
Animal Cruelty Investigation in Rio Linda: Three Horses Put Down, One Dead

Apr 13, 2014

Marin Austin brings the latest on the troubled horses in Rio Linda.


FOX40
Midtown Dog Park Hoping to Impact Community

Apr 12, 2014
Midtown Dog Park Hoping to Impact Community

CaaaptureMIDTOWN –

As the saying goes: build it and they will come.

And they did. No hound dogs were spotted, but tiny—some toy sized—showed up at this one of a kind dog park in Sacramento.

That’s because no dogs over …


FOX40
Woman Arrested, Released After Alleged Attempt to Harm Dog

Apr 12, 2014
Woman Arrested, Released After Alleged Attempt to Harm Dog

UntitledAUBURN –

A woman has been arrested for allegedly trying to seriously harm a neighbor’s dog.

Auburn Police investigated an incident between neighbors concerning a barking dog on Tuesday. According to an investigation conducted by Officer Stan Hamelin, 45-year-old Tanya …


The Sacramento Bee
Life with fur: Finding a dog-proof sofa can be a challenge

Life with fur: Finding a dog-proof sofa can be a challenge

Sydney Masters’ dog Angus has white fur. But he loves to play and dig in the mud, so his paws are often brown. And that was a factor in Masters’ choice of sofa.


Enchanted Home Pet makes dog-sized sofas. The furniture is contemporary styling, colors and patterns are designed to...

FOX40
Rio Linda Neighbors Suspect Horse Owner of Neglect; 20 horses unfed and without water

Apr 10, 2014

RIO LINDA-

Residents along 16th and E Streets in Rio Linda have made multiple reports to Sacramento County Animal Control about animal abuse.

“There are 20 horses who are unfed, without water. They roam the street. One of them is …


FOX40
Need a new best friend? Check out this cute dog looking for a “fur-ever” home

Apr 10, 2014

Darren Peck introduces us to a cute little dog looking for its forever home.




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