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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.

The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento pooches earn a place at the table – or at least under it

Sacramento pooches earn a place at the table – or at least under it

Legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown amends the California Health and Safety Code to allow dogs in outdoor restaurant areas where food preparation does not occur, providing the dog is on a leash and does not walk through the indoor portion of the restaurant to get to the permitted area.

Sue's Dog Blog
EXPANDED DOG FOOD RECALL


Be advised that the recall for Pedigree has been expanded to include 55-pound bags of Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food products sold in Sam’s Club in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. Bags purchased from Sam's Club and Dollar Stores may contain bits of metal in them.  That sounds completely nutritious, all right. ...

The Sacramento Bee
Placer County gets a new animal shelter

Placer County gets a new animal shelter

The Board of Supervisors last week unanimously approved a new $22.1 million state-of-the-art animal services center in north Auburn. The 36,657-square-foot facility, expected to open in 2016, will replace the county’s existing animal shelter, a small cinder- block building from 1975.



Sue's Dog Blog
BACK TO SCHOOL BLUES

Aug 31, 2014

Kids get the blues when summer's over and it's time to go back to school.  So do their canine companions.  Now that dogs are allowed on restaurant patios in many cities and people can take them to the office, maybe it's time to institute Take...

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