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Hypberbaric Treatment Now Offering Pets Renewed Health

Jul 1, 2014

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has been helping humans for decades – from energizing cells, healing burns to improving circulation. Hyperbaric oxygen provides oxygen to tissues not getting enough of it. And now it’s being used by Veterinarians. Dr. Gary Richter of …


The Sacramento Bee
Video: Thousands of feral cats in Sacramento have human friends to help them

Jun 29, 2014
Video: Thousands of feral cats in Sacramento have human friends to help them

Some people play golf on the weekends or go wine tasting. I have a buddy who fixes up old Studebakers. Carrie Holler? Her hobby is taking care of a gang of feral cats that lives in some bushes near the Sacramento River. Ryan Lillis

The Sacramento Bee
Living with loss: The slow recovery of Gemily West

Living with loss: The slow recovery of Gemily West

For much of the last two years, Gemily West has been largely silent about what she has endured as the sole survivor of a hit-and-run crash that killed her boyfriend and four dogs. Now that the driver is on his way to prison, she felt ready to tell her story.

The Sacramento Bee
Pet Connection: Hedgehog as a pet? Don’t bristle at these do’s before you buy one

Hedgehogs are crazy cute. That’s probably the main reason people get them as pets. And they are unique.

The Sacramento Bee
SPCA Pet of the Week: Charlie

SPCA Pet of the Week: Charlie

A big boy (75 pounds) and excited to get to know you, Charlie is available for adoption at the Sacramento SPCA.

FOX40
Scrappy Looking For Soild Home

Jun 26, 2014

Darren Peck introduces us to Scrappy, the nine month old pit bull boxer mix, looking for his forever home.


The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento zoo seeks yard waste to feed giraffes, other critters

Sacramento zoo seeks yard waste to feed giraffes, other critters

Sacramento homeowners struggling to stuff all their yard waste into the city’s green bins now have a new place to send it: the Sacramento Zoo.


Goody, a 16-year-old giraffe, eats tree trimmings at the Sacramento Zoo on Tuesday. The zoo is asking nearby residents to donate tree and shrub waste...

The Sacramento Bee
How to protect your dogs from snake bites and what to do if they’re bit

Sunny spring and summer days in Texas make perfect opportunities to leash up your dog and go for a walk. They sometimes also make perfect opportunities to encounter venomous snakes.

FOX40
Help Feed the Zoo Animals with Your Yard Waste

Jun 25, 2014
Help Feed the Zoo Animals with Your Yard Waste

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The Sacramento Zoo wants yard waste to help feed the animals.

Every day the zoo feeds pounds and pounds of “browse”; non-toxic branches and leaves from specific trees and shrubs, similar to what the animals would find in the …


The Sacramento Bee
‘Canine Pentathlon’ raises money for Sacrameto-area cancer group

The public is invited Saturday to the fifth annual “Canine Pentathlon,” a fund-raising event for A New Leash on Life, a charity that comforts dog lovers who are coping with cancer.

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