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The Sacramento Bee
New SPCA program targets Sacramento’s ‘ground zero’ for stray pets

New SPCA program targets Sacramento’s ‘ground zero’ for stray pets

Sacramento animal agencies are knocking on doors in some of the area’s toughest neighborhoods, offering free or low-cost veterinary services to people in an effort to reduce the number of dogs and cats that end up in shelters.




The Sacramento Bee
Pets sometimes struggle when children go off to school

If you’re a parent who got a new puppy or dog for the family this summer, your kids and the dog have probably spent their days playing fetch, running through the sprinklers and sharing snacks when they’ve finally worn each other out. But now that school is starting, your pup must learn to adjust...

Sue's Dog Blog
NUMBER 4!

Aug 29, 2014

Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Dog Did What? is currently ranked #4 in the Kindle Store under Miracles and Spirituality.

Sue's Dog Blog
PET FOOD RECALL

Aug 27, 2014

ALERT! Pedigree dry dog food recallBags sold at Dollar Stores may contain bits of metal.  Yeah, that's always good for your pet's health.

The Sacramento Bee
Dogs get blues when youngsters go back to school

Dogs get blues when youngsters go back to school

Young people aren't the only ones who get back-to-school blues. Pooches used to months of constant playtime can get upset when their best buddies disappear with the dog days of summer.


This April 23, 2014 photo provided by Dianne Larson shows the family dog 9 month old Ruby waiting for...

FOX40
Tortoises in the Galapagos Islands

Aug 25, 2014
Tortoises in the Galapagos Islands

Paul Robins and Bethany Crouch speak with FOX40 pet expert, Dr. Jyl, about her recent trip to the Galapagos Islands where she studied tortoises.

The Sacramento Bee
Pet Connection: Do you know the story behind ‘dog days of summer’?

The dog days of summer. We’ve all heard this expression used to describe the hottest time of the year. But what most people don’t know when they use this term to complain about the heat is that the phrase is as old as Western culture itself.

The Sacramento Bee
SPCA Pet of the Week: Kada

SPCA Pet of the Week: Kada

Meet Kada! She has been at the Sacramento SPCA since April because her owners no longer had the time to care for her. Kada

The Sacramento Bee
Jerry Brown signs bill allowing dogs at restaurants

Jerry Brown signs bill allowing dogs at restaurants

With a swipe of his pen, Gov. Jerry Brown has ensured Sutter can tag along to some bars and restaurants.


Friday, June 7, 2013. California¹s first dog, Sutter Brown, at McKinley Park.

Sue's Dog Blog
THE HOUSE OF PUDDLES

Aug 20, 2014

 Cleaning day at House of Puddles.  Man, they must spend a lot of time cleaning with this lot.  Looks like the kind of house I'd love to live in, though.

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