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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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The Sacramento Bee
Pet Connection: Social networking helps sponsor, save springer in need

In January, a sporting-dog rescue group asked Lori-Lynn Clayton of San Angelo, Texas, to go look at a dog in her local shelter thought to be an English springer spaniel or Brittany. He was a springer, emaciated and near death. She struggled to get him ...

FOX40
Adopt a Pet: Sweetness

Jul 17, 2014
Adopt a Pet: Sweetness

Darren Peck introduces us to Sweetness, the six-year-old lab-retriever from the Sacramento SPCA.


FOX40
Online Pet Adoptions at Overstock.com

Jul 17, 2014
Online Pet Adoptions at Overstock.com

Search online adoption listings in thousands of shelters nationwide with Pets.Overstock.com to rescue a new kitten, puppy, or bunny near you! Just click the link below.

Pet Adoptions at Overstock.com HERE


The Sacramento Bee
Does your dog need a home spa? Luxury pets amenities new trend for homebuilders

Does your dog need a home spa? Luxury pets amenities new trend for homebuilders

These homes are set apart by their amenities — for dogs.


This May 13, 2014 photo provided by A.G. Photography shows a Standard Pacific Home's interior view of a dog-friendly home. Standard Pacific Homes is building and selling 27 new home communities from Florida to California and billing them as...

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