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Lessons from a deaf blind pink puppy If there has ever been a dog that will wiggle their way into your heart, it’s Piglet, the deaf blind pink puppy. With the help of his compassionate family, he’s beaten the odds and thrived. Now, he inspires others by harnessing the power of social media...
THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR PET'S ALLERGIES It might sound crazy, but allergy symptoms in cats and dogs are very often overlooked, leading to bigger problems than just an annoying itch. THIS IS WHY IT BECOMES VERY IMPORTANT TO: 1. Identify the problem 2. Find...
WaterField Wag Leash and Dog Collar Complement your Wag Hip Pack with the Wag Leash and Wag Collar. The classic 6-foot leash is made from nylon webbing with double-sided reflective strips that glow when light shines on them for visibility after dark, coated all-brass hardware for strength and longevity, and a smooth leather-wrapped handle...
SoCal Golden Retriever Buddies began in September 2016 with a Golden Retriever meet-up at Rosie’s Dog Beach in Long Beach, California. Since then, and prior to COVID-19, the group has met on a regular basis with weekly walks, weekend hikes, beach days, road trips, paddle boarding and kayaking. Special interest classes are widely attended, as are holiday...
It was a sad day for the small, black senior Chihuahua when her elderly human entered hospice. It’s an all too familiar, heart breaking story. Her owner did not make a plan for his dog, and no family member wanted to give Melissa a home. Thankfully, private animal welfare organizations are prepared to assist homeless and relinquished...
Do you know what a dog is telling you with its body language? If you see a dog standing up the street tail wagging, do you know if this is a friendly dog, a fearful dog, or an aggressive dog? When you are reading a dog’s behavior it is important to...
Animal Samaritans in Thousand Palms and the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort and Spa began partnering six years ago to find permanent homes for rescue/shelter dogs from the Coachella Valley. Animal Samaritans operates a no-kill animal shelter that gives dogs and cats second chances to become valued members of Coachella Valley families. Westin Mission Hills and Westin...
Hotel Reservation Tips Some questions to ask before you book your stay: ■ What is the pet fee? ■ Is the fee per pet, per day, or per stay? ■ Is there a weight limit or a number of pets limit? ■...
Spring and early summer are wonderful times to be outside with your dog, having fun in the sun. But if you live in the desert, you know it’s also the time when many stinging and biting creatures become more active. Rattlesnake season kicks off as soon as the temperatures rise, and with it comes the danger of...
Philip Caldwell, DVM (Dr. Phil), is the Urgent Care Medical Director at VCA Desert Animal Hospital located at 4299 E. Ramon Road, Palm Springs, CA, 92264, vcahospitals.com. The following is an excerpt from his upcoming book, The Pet Doctor’s Shoes, available on Amazon in April. Have you seen Kindergarten Cop with Arnold Schwarzenegger? You know, the movie...
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