Friday, July 3, 2020
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Visit any animal shelter and you’ll see there are plenty of options for anyone looking for a new pet. Even if you’re looking for a specific breed of cat or dog, chances are you can find what you’re looking for during your visit. Among the plethora of options for anyone looking to adopt are “pit bull” type...
With Los Angeles County being best known for its cityscape and industrial aesthetic, you wouldn’t expect to find wide open dog-friendly areas full of beautiful nature, would you? When exploring the town, not everyone wants to hike with their pup right near a busy street. And you don’t have to—situated amidst the paved metropolis is a little...
As a kid growing up in Texas, I developed a healthy fascination with snakes. Knowing this fact, and understanding that we lived among a variety of poisonous snakes, my father taught me at a young age that the best tool to protect me against them was between my ears. While I may not be in Texas anymore,...
Summer is a great time to get out and have some fun, especially with your dog. Unfortunately, our canine companions aren’t welcome inside all establishments, so it’s important to think before you set out in the car with your dog in tow. The last thing you want to do is leave your dog in the hot car...
As we adjust to the new normal, many events are being rescheduled or have been reimagined into a virtual gettogether. Here are a few events to participate in. We continually update our social media with events and other happenings. Please check in frequently for other events. Please confirm with the event organizer before making...
While the country is sheltering in place due to COVID-19, unemployment is higher than during the Great Depression. AARP reports that a stunning 41 million people have filed for unemployment benefits since the global pandemic was declared a national emergency in March. It’s a difficult time. However, there are always good things that come out of bad...
As summer approaches and we hope for at least a partial return to some of our favorite outdoor activities, keeping our dogs cool once again becomes important. If you do attend an event, take your dog for a walk, or just play in your backyard, don’t forget to keep an eye on the temperature. When it begins...
We are very fortunate to live in a time when vaccinations are so normal and routine that their necessity is actually being questioned by some. Only a few generations ago, humans and dogs alike lived in constant risk of developing potentially devastating diseases. Remember polio, small pox, diphtheria? Not to mention chicken pox and mumps, which today’s...
Hi Everyone! It’s me, Mayor Max, with my human, Phyllis. We’ve all been staying closer to home for months now, and I know that can be frustrating. I’ve been taking lots of walks and going out to play, but I miss meeting my friends around town, so I know how hard it can be....
Visiting the local animal shelter to complete a Lost Pet Report can help the shelter connect you with your missing pet. Palm Springs is a travel destination for thousands of visitors each year. Many bring their furry companions along to share in the experience. Before air travel ground to a virtual halt, it was...