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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento County spends surplus funds on animal control, law enforcement

Sacramento County supervisors decided Tuesday to use $33 million in unexpected revenue to hire animal control officers and prosecutors and pay off debt, among other things.

The Sacramento Bee
Pet project soothes those overcoming disability

Brian Boone is practicing his silly voice. The 39-year-old soldier, who lost his lower left leg while serving in Afghanistan, looks down at Brindle, a 2-year-old Labrador-golden retriever mix — and highly trained service dog.

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Are Candles Making Your Pet Sick?

Hybrid Rasta Mama

Who doesn’t love the comfort, beauty, and aroma of a candle? Candles are lovely to burn, but traditional candles are not only toxic to humans, but can be even more so to pets. Candles are often associated with wellness, but the reality is exactly the opposite. Though candles can pose...

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The Sacramento Bee
Public invited to RSVP for Sacramento zoo director’s memorial

Public invited to RSVP for Sacramento zoo director’s memorial

The public is asked to e-mail or call to RSVP a planned memorial for Mary Healy. Mary Healy, the Sacramento Zoo executive director, suffered a cerebral aneurysm and then a fatal heart attack on Thursday.

The Sacramento Bee
The Pet Connection: New products make life easier – or more fun – for dogs

I’m always on the lookout for great new products that can make life with pets easier and better. When I find them, I want to share them with you, and I ran across some doozies in July at SuperZoo, a pet retailer trade show in Las Vegas. I asked some of my colleagues about...

The Sacramento Bee
SPCA Pet of the Week: Cookie

SPCA Pet of the Week: Cookie

Meet Cookie! Despite his genetically caused cloudy corneas, veterinarians at the Sacramento SPCA say Cookie can see fairly well, but he probably can’t read the Sunday newspaper.


Pet of the Week. Name: Cookie Breed: Domestic shorthair mix Color: White/ black Age: 6 years Sex: Male In need of a home...

The Sacramento Bee
Surgery on ailing Great Dane yields 43 ½ socks

Surgery on ailing Great Dane yields 43 ½ socks

The 3-year-old Great Dane was miserable and retching when its owners rushed him to a northwest Portland emergency animal hospital.


This Feb. 2014 photo provided by DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital shows socks that were removed from a dogs stomach in Portland, Ore. A 3-year-old Great Dane was...

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The Sacramento Bee
Spotting a pet in a hot car creates tough choices

Spotting a pet in a hot car creates tough choices

Imagine walking to your car after running errands and spotting a dog, panting and helpless, shut inside a hot car. Smashing the window might be your first impulse, but calling police or animal control will protect you from injury and possible lawsuits, experts say.


This undated photo of a poster...

The Sacramento Bee
Starbucks sorry for not serving woman with dog

Starbucks has apologized to a 24-year-old woman who said she wasn't allowed in a Rochester-area store because she had a service dog.

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