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At the SPCA: Carvo the border collie

At the SPCA: Carvo the border collie

Meet Carvo! He’s a friendly, active, intelligent, border collie mix looking for a home. Carvo is a little over 3 years old and weighs about 55 pounds. He’s a good-sized dog with a great personality, perfect for a border collie-savvy family.


Carvo

The Sacramento Bee
Pet Connection: Don’t reward your dog’s begging

Standing on her hind legs, paws posed prettily in front of her, with a pleading expression that could melt the hardest heart, our dog Harper has been the focus of many photographs as we dine outdoors in Laguna Beach. Passers-by ask in awe, “How can you resist that face?” My husband and I just...

The Sacramento Bee
Gear: Double your dog-walking fun

Anyone who's ever tried to walk two dogs at once knows it can often seem like an Olympic feat to keep them untangled. One tries to chase a squirrel, while the other wraps around you twice before you even realize what's going on.

FOX40
Adopt A Pet

Apr 3, 2014

Darren Peck introduces us to Rosa, a puppy who recovered from mange, all thanks to help from foster care providers.


The Sacramento Bee
El Dorado health officer warns of tick season start

El Dorado health officer warns of tick season start

The El Dorado County Health Officer warned Wednesday that warming temperatures signal tick season.


Infectious disease specialist Dr. Brad Spellberg explains on The Doctors that Lyme disease is an infection caused by a bacteria that’s transmitted when a tick is attached for 24 to 48 hours. Initial symptoms include a...

FOX40
Sacramento Zoo Mourns Loss of 14-Year-Old River Otter

Apr 2, 2014
Sacramento Zoo Mourns Loss of 14-Year-Old River Otter

SACRAMENTO –

The Sacramento Zoo is sad to announce the loss of Wilson, the Zoo’s male North American River Otter. He was 14-years-old.

Wilson was acting slightly strange the day before his passing and was being monitored closely because of …


The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento Zoo mourns loss of male river otter

Sacramento Zoo mourns loss of male river otter

Wilson, the playful and charismatic river otter at the Sacramento Zoo was found dead in his exhibit on Monday.


Wilson, the Sacramento Zoo’s river otter, dies at about 14 years.

The Sacramento Bee
Calmer, potty-trained old dogs find new homes

Calmer, potty-trained old dogs find new homes

Erin O'Sullivan wants to change lives by finding new homes for old dogs.


In this March 24, 2014 photo provided by Steve Greig, his dog, Phyllis, a Chihuahua-poodle mix, peers out of Greig’s backpack during a walk near the Colorado-Nebraska border. Greig found the 10-year-old dog on Erin...

Sue's Dog Blog
NEW REVIEW

Braced for Murder gets a five-star review from Futures Mystery Anthology Magazine.  Here's my favorite part of the review: "Dog lovers, animal lovers will enjoy Cruiser and now his new friend, Calamity, as they work with Beanie. Sue Owens Wright w...

FOX40
Firefighters Struggle with “Clutter” Inside Home, Rescue Dogs

Apr 1, 2014

CITRUS HEIGHTS-

Firefighters saved four dogs from a burning home in Citrus Heights. They say a large accumulation of stuff slowed their search of the home.

When firefighters arrived at the home along Brookhaven Way, they found flames coming from …




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