Pets

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...

Sue's Dog Blog
DEHYDRATION AND OVERHEATING

Jul 16, 2014

I see a lot of people exercising their pets mid-day on these extremely hot days and worry about the dogs because their people sure don't seem to be.  Of course, a lot of people don't have much sense about how to exercise themselves safely when the...

The Sacramento Bee
Birds in peril as Sacramento’s wildlife rescue group faces closure

Birds in peril as Sacramento’s wildlife rescue group faces closure

If the Sacramento Wildlife Care Association’s worst fears come it pass, it will shut down in August. The group raises the possibility that the 1,000 birds it cares for at McClellan Park may have to be euthanized.


Triage assistant Rae Porter-Blackwell exams and prepares to weigh one of black-crowned night...

The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento Zoo mourns loss after ostrich with flair comes up lame

Sacramento Zoo mourns loss after ostrich with flair comes up lame

Marzipan, the Sacramento Zoo’s sweet-faced ostrich, had to be euthanized Monday when her severely fractured leg could not be repaired.


Marzipan the ostrich at Sacramento Zoo

Zoo keeper Mandy Zachgo cools off Marzipan, a female ostrich with a hose shower, a daily ritual on hot days...

Sue's Dog Blog
Dog Blog 2014-07-14 11:43:00

Jul 14, 2014
Dog Blog 2014-07-14 11:43:00

PASTELS ON HIGH International Exhibition 2014Event Dates: 8/19/2014 - 8/30/2014Reception: 8/30/2014 1PM to 3PMLocation: The Sacramento Fine Arts Center5330 Gibbons DriveCarmichael CA 'Luna'Sierra Pastel Society 'PASTELS ON HIGH International...

FOX40
Preventing Fires Started By Pets

Jul 14, 2014
Preventing Fires Started By Pets

FOX40 pet expert Dr. Jyl with how pets can start fires and how to be prepared in case of a house fire.


The Sacramento Bee
Pet Connection: Even the cleanest dogs may try to mess with your head

When my dog Harper was a puppy, she wanted up in my lap one day. The problem was, my lap was already occupied by Twyla, our black-and-tan cavalier. Harper knew that Twyla would “give her what for” if she dared to jump up there, too. Harper paced back and forth, watching us. You could...

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