Pets

The Sacramento Bee
Pet insurance complaints prompt California legislation

Insurance for dogs, cats, even hedgehogs, falls into the category of property insurance, and providers have leeway to place coverage limits and can carve out exclusions for preexisting conditions or hereditary diseases. With complaints to the Departmen...

The Sacramento Bee
Secondhand smoke as harmful to pets as people

Secondhand smoke as harmful to pets as people

Ten years ago, Shirley Worthington rushed Tigger to the vet when the dog's mouth started bleeding. When she was told he had cancer, she knew to blame her heavy smoking, an addiction she couldn't kick until after her pet died. This image provided b...

The Sacramento Bee
Dog tracks cornered by wagering woes, racing foes

Dog tracks cornered by wagering woes, racing foes

A mural-sized photograph at Flagler Dog Track celebrates the good old days, decades gone: Men and women in their finest clothes lean against the fence to catch a glimpse of the greyhounds, the stands emblazoned with red, white and blue bunting, radio m...

Sue's Dog Blog
Dogs can overhead quickly in this weather

It was a good day to cool the dogs off with a bath, though we never use ice cold water from the faucet. We only use tepid and then a cool rinse. We tried to made quick work of it to avoid wasting water so the golf courses can be kept lush and green.&nb...

The Sacramento Bee
Miniature horse joins therapy dogs and cats comforting patients at Sutter hospitals

Miniature horse joins therapy dogs and cats comforting patients at Sutter hospitals

Hope couldn’t make it past the front doors of Sutter Medical Center in Sacramento without causing a commotion.






The Sacramento Bee
Dolly Parton offers to adopt “Dolly” the dog

Dolly Parton offers to adopt “Dolly” the dog

Dolly Parton wants to take an unlikely fan home.


In this undated handout photo from Happy Landings Animal Shelter, Dolly, a dog abandoned at Glastonbury, bottom left, is seen. Dolly Parton wants to take an unlikely fan home with her. Dolly the dog was found abandoned at Britain’s Glastonbury music...

FOX40
Pet MythBusters: The Truth Behind Dry Noses on Dogs

Jul 7, 2014

FOX40 pet expert Dr. Jyl debunking pet myths. She reveals the truth behind dry noses on dogs.


Sue's Dog Blog
MADE IT!

MADE IT!

I hope everyone and their dogs made it safely through the festivities of the 4th of July.  I suspect Beau must either be going deaf, or he just doesn't react to fireworks like he used to.  No shiver shakes and hiding in my bed.  He didn'...

The Sacramento Bee
At the SPCA: Princess

At the SPCA: Princess

Princess is an excited, playful girl who is looking for an active home. This Labrador retriever mix is about 5 years old and is known for her energy. That’s pretty typical in Labradors until they get a bit older.



The Sacramento Bee
Pet connection: Do your homework before buying a dog

We can stream movies at any time of day or night, order books or small kitchen appliances for next-day delivery, or send off for a dozen pairs of shoes for in-home try-on, free returns guaranteed. The Internet allows us to acquire all kinds of goods at...

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