Tag: pets

“Clear the Shelters,” Campaign Begins August 17

SANTA MONICA—On August 17, the Santa Monica Animal Shelter will be teaming up with news stations including as NBC4 Southern California and Telemundo 52...

Weeds Might Produce Hazardous Seeds

UNITED STATES—Weeds are weeds because they grow where they are not wanted. They might be desirable plants in the wild within their native ranges,...

8 Year-Old Lab Dies From Malibu Hike

MALIBU—An eight year old dog collapsed in 100 degree weather half a mile into a hike on Stunt Road trail on June 10. The...

Pet Adoption At Holiday Substation

SANTA MONICA—The Santa Monica Animal Shelter will host a pet adoption event on Saturday, December 15, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the...

Weed Seeds Can Hurt Pets

UNITED STATES—Plants are quite ingenious with their technology of exploitation of animals and people. Many get insects, birds, bats, spiders and anyone who is...

Vacationing In France: 5 Tips To Booking The Perfect Rental...

UNITED STATES—Although there are numerous hotels, resorts and motels in France, tourists will only get a true local experience if they book rental homes...

Fines, Jail Time For People Who Leave Animals In Hot Cars

STUDIO CITY—Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer appeared at a news conference outside the Easy Valley Animal Shelter on Tuesday, July 18 to urge...

The End Of The World

UNITED STATES—As the youngest of his children prepared to leave the nest—not tomorrow or the next day, but inevitably it would happen—the old vices...

Apartment Fire Injures Firefighter, Kills Three Pets

MALIBU—An apartment fire in Malibu injured one firefighter and killed three pets and damaged three units on Tuesday, May 9. The two-story building was located at...

Kitten, Ms. Whiskers, Needs Funds For Leg Surgery

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY—Since Ms. Whiskers, a lively and loving kitten, was rescued, she has brought joy and happiness to her family. She loves to...

The Pet Sitter

UNITED STATES—It seems nowadays that everyone wants to have a pet. I mean growing up as a kid, we were thrilled, and I mean...

Santa Monica Girlscout Wins Gold Award

SANTA MONICA—Santa Monica Girlscout, and high school student Dagny Stahl, has received the Gold Award for her accomplishments in educating people on outdoor pet safety. The...

BH Health And Safety Commission, BHFD Introduce Pet Decals

BEVERLY HILLS—The Beverly Hills Fire Department and the Beverly Hills Health & Safety Commission are introducing the “Rescue Rover;" a free pet decal that will...

Cats Do What Cats Want

UNITED STATES—Anyone who has ever owned a cat knows that no one owns a cat. They do whatever they want to do, whenever and...

Evolution Of: A Dog’s Job

UNITED STATES—There are millions of people in this world that could not imagine life without their dog and many of them were ecstatic to...

More Details On Leash-Free Dog Park For BH

BEVERLY HILLS—Members of the Beverly Hills City Council voted unanimously on November 17 to begin development of a leash-free dog park in the city. The...

Animal Shelter Reduces Fees For Kittens And Cats

SANA MONICA—The Santa Monica Animal Shelter, located at 1640 9th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401, is reducing adoption fees from October 27 to November...

Animal Shelter Celebrates Renovation

SANTA MONICA—The city of Santa Monica will celebrate the re-opening of its newly renovated animal shelter on Saturday, June 13 with a ribbon cutting...

Barking Dogs

UNITED STATES—Dogs lower blood pressure. They can stand on their hind legs and make a goofy grin. I knew a screenwriter, oh so afflicted,...

VI’S CORNER: “PATTY” & “ROSIE”

Hi, my name is "Patty", and I'm the one on the left.  My sister "Rosie" is standing next to me.  We were abandoned when we...
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