Pets

The Sacramento Bee
Pet Connection: Lizards, turtles, snakes can move in, but give ’em space

They aren’t at the level of cats and dogs yet, but reptiles are scaling upward in popularity.

The Sacramento Bee
SSPCA Pet of the Week: Pio

SSPCA Pet of the Week: Pio

Meet Pio!

FOX40
Adopt A Pet Gets Feisty with Darren Peck

Jul 31, 2014
Adopt A Pet Gets Feisty with Darren Peck

Darren Peck introduces us to Bitty the Chihuahua mix, she’s a little camera shy, and not a fan of the weather man.

Darren was talking off-camera with Bitty, but apparently did not win her over. As the live camera shot …


The Sacramento Bee
Island near Buffalo overrun by hundreds of cats

A small island near Buffalo has a big cat problem thanks to people who have abandoned felines there over the years.

The Sacramento Bee
Houston firm offers space flights for pet remains

A Houston company that already sends human remains out of this world will offer the same memorial space flights for four-legged loved ones.

FOX40
Preventing Pet Suffocation

Jul 28, 2014
Preventing Pet Suffocation

Paul Robins talks to Dr. Jyl about household items that can suffocate your pets and what to do to prevent it.


FOX40
Dogs Help Veterans Come Home

Jul 27, 2014
Dogs Help Veterans Come Home

SACRAMENTO—

It’s the Welcome Home Hug that almost never happened.

For Army Veteran Carolyn McLeod, coming home from war meant bring the memories home with her. It was a task almost too jarring to manage.

Now she has a pair …


The Sacramento Bee
Pet Connection: Are you into pet trivia? Here are some tidbits to share

“Did you know?” That’s always a great conversation starter, especially when it’s about our pet pals.

The Sacramento Bee
SPCA Pet of the Week: Pixie

SPCA Pet of the Week: Pixie

At the Sacramento SPCA, we meet a lot of new faces that deserve second chances. Pixie, an 8-year-old Australian cattle dog mix, is one of those faces.

The Sacramento Bee
Study tests whether dog visits can ease stress of young cancer patients

Study tests whether dog visits can ease stress of young cancer patients

A group of young patients at UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center is part of a nationwide study that examines the effects of animal-assisted therapy on patients, their families and therapy dogs. Ayden Gettler, 7, and his mother, Alicia Gettler, e...

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