Saturday, January 18, 2020
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"This involving and poignant documentary focuses on unconventional veterinarian Marty Goldstein, whose embrace of alternative therapies puts him at odds with the veterinary establishment. Not every pet can be saved, but Goldstein’s passion for making animals’ lives better infuses every frame." It will be screening on the following days/times.  January...
Oh Baby, it’s cold outside! Even in SoCal the temp drops and your fur babies need outerwear just like we do! Very young/old dogs, small dogs and short-hair dogs are the most susceptible to hypothermia. The signs of hypothermia in a dog can include strong shivering and trembling, followed by no shivering, acting sleepy//lethargic...
Donated pet supplies being distributed.
GreaterGood.org, a national nonprofit protecting people, pets and the planet, in partnership withIheartDogs.com, a site that supports shelter dogs, delivered a much needed holiday donation of 10,000 pounds of dog food, toys and supplies to shelters and rescue groups helping tens of thousands of homeless dogs throughout the Los Angeles and Orange County areas that are spending...
Southern California becomes more and more pet friendly as the years go by. From parks allowing pups to restaurants opening their patios to furry patrons, you can now bring your entire family with you to more places than ever. However, once you’ve exhausted the popular attractions, what else can you do with your fourlegged best friend? This...
Where there are animals needing homes, there are those that dedicate their lives to help them. Whether that be fostering, caring for, or educating the public on our four-legged best friends, here are ten hard-working rescue organizations in Southern California that deserve some praise for their tremendous efforts! K9 Spirit Organization
Appearance isn’t everything, and although the cuteness factor is usually what draws you in to begin with, it’ll be much more than looks that will determine if you and a pet are a good fit. Pets with disabilities, chronic illness, or behavior issues are usually categorized as “special needs” or “handicap-able.” We’ve all see...
10 Reasons to Adopt a Pet If you have decided to add a pet to your family, hooray! If you are wavering on the decision to buy or adopt, I would like to encourage you to ADOPT, don’t shop! There are so many benefits to adopting a pet—like being happier, gaining a new social...
In my 33-year career as a trainer, county shelter behaviorist, and director of the Humane Society of the Coachella Valley, and through all the rescues I’ve given my time to, I’ve learned that most people who are adopting a pet choose that animal with their hearts and not their common sense. I understand how...

How’s Your Dog IQ?

10 training misconceptions Ever wondered why your dog still has that thing he or she does that you can’t seem to get a handle on? There are often misunderstandings between us and our canine pals, and these frequently go unnoticed by we humans. Here are ten common misconceptions when it comes to living with...
10 ways to help animals even if you can’t adopt Adoption isn’t the only way to make a lifesaving difference to homeless animals. According to the ASPCA, approximately 3.2 million shelter animals are adopted from shelters each year. But there are many other ways that individuals and communities can improve the lives of shelter...