Pets

FOX40
Preventing Pet Suffocation

Jul 28, 2014
Preventing Pet Suffocation

Paul Robins talks to Dr. Jyl about household items that can suffocate your pets and what to do to prevent it.


FOX40
Dogs Help Veterans Come Home

Jul 27, 2014
Dogs Help Veterans Come Home

SACRAMENTO—

It’s the Welcome Home Hug that almost never happened.

For Army Veteran Carolyn McLeod, coming home from war meant bring the memories home with her. It was a task almost too jarring to manage.

Now she has a pair …


The Sacramento Bee
Pet Connection: Are you into pet trivia? Here are some tidbits to share

“Did you know?” That’s always a great conversation starter, especially when it’s about our pet pals.

The Sacramento Bee
SPCA Pet of the Week: Pixie

SPCA Pet of the Week: Pixie

At the Sacramento SPCA, we meet a lot of new faces that deserve second chances. Pixie, an 8-year-old Australian cattle dog mix, is one of those faces.

The Sacramento Bee
Study tests whether dog visits can ease stress of young cancer patients

Study tests whether dog visits can ease stress of young cancer patients

A group of young patients at UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center is part of a nationwide study that examines the effects of animal-assisted therapy on patients, their families and therapy dogs. Ayden Gettler, 7, and his mother, Alicia Gettler, e...

FOX40
Adopt a Pet: Kittens Lookin for A Forever Home

Jul 24, 2014
Adopt a Pet: Kittens Lookin for A Forever Home

Darren Pecks lets us know about $5 kitten adoptions at the Front Street Shelter.


The Sacramento Bee
What can Fido teach us about jealousy?

Jealousy is such a powerful emotion that at least one study has characterized it as the third leading cause of non-accidental homicide in all cultures. Is it possible that this universal green-eyed monster evolved as a survival mechanism?

The Sacramento Bee
Congress goes to the dogs, pushing support for retired military K9s

Congress goes to the dogs, pushing support for retired military K9s

You want to get something done in Congress, bring a dog. Yep, that's what congressional hearings usually bring: Yawns. Cila, a retired military working dog, listens as officials from the American Humane Association and members of Congress talk ab...

FOX40
Meals That You and Your Pets Can Share

Jul 21, 2014
Meals That You and Your Pets Can Share

Paul Robins and Bethany Crouch find out what meals you can eat with your pets from FOX40 pet expert Dr. Jyl and her brother, Cartoonist Leigh Rubin.


Hybrid Rasta Mama
Natural Flea Prevention and Control with Apple Cider Vinegar

Jul 21, 2014

Hybrid Rasta Mama

Fleas can be a big problem for dogs and cats, especially during summer months, but there is a bigger problem: the commercial chemical-laden treatments that–in my opinion–do more harm than good. Flea collars, sprays, powders, shampoos and the like may be mildly effective, but the dangers outweigh the benefits. As...

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