Update on Mighty Joe Young – dog that wandered into the gorilla enclosure at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

The dog we referred to as “Mighty Joe Young” is actually named Meatball! His owner came forward and...

On the Go with Bow

A heavenly time at the ballpark When the Los Angeles Angels issued their 2022 schedule, I checked for a...

Million Dollar Donor Names Animal Samaritans’ Vet Clinic

Thousand Palms, CA – June 3, 2022: On the heels of a seven-hundred and fifty thousand dollar ($750,000)...

Million Dollar Donor Names Animal Samaritans’ Vet Clinic

Thousand Palms, CA – June 3, 2022: On the heels of a seven-hundred and fifty thousand dollar ($750,000) donation from the Richard Brooke Foundation, Animal Samaritans has been gifted...

Apple the Golden: Nose Work

Searching for Fun with your Dog In 2016, my golden retriever Apple was three years old, and we were taking agility classes in preparation for competing in agility trials. At...

Saving Stevie

For pet lovers, the thought of an animal being locked up in a shelter—confined, alone, and confused—genuinely breaks our hearts. Of course, we owe shelter staff a huge debt...

Health

Businesses Making a Difference

During this time of uncertainty and disruption of global health, US pet product manufacturer West Paw is supporting their...

Ringworm in Cats

Diagnosis and Treatment Ringworm is not a condition that the average cat owner in a dry environment like the...

Otitis in Dogs and Cats

Ear inflammation and infections are a common and often frustrating condition in pets. Because of the conformation (i.e.,...

Why Does Your Dog Scoot?

Appointments for dogs who “scoot” are common for many general practitioners, and owners are frequently grossed out by...

Rescues & Orgs

Million Dollar Donor Names Animal Samaritans’ Vet Clinic

Thousand Palms, CA – June 3, 2022: On the...

San Diego Humane Society (SDHS) annual Walk for Animals

Pet Companion Magazine enjoyed participating in the San Diego Humane...

IN: WHere the locals go

Meet Instagram Star Tuna Melts My Heart

If there was ever an accidental Instagram star, it’s...

Oak Glen: Where Apples ‘Grow A Mile High’

Sonny and Vito Visit Dog-Friendly Oak Glen, California I’m driving...

Solana Beach: A Pet’s Paradise

The stylish, small beach community of Solana Beach covers...

Camping With Your Dog

Living on the west coast, we are blessed with...

Training

IN: San Diego

Around the Clock Care for Kittens

By Sarah Scorgie Spring brings warmer weather, blooming flowers, and...

San Diego Area Dog Parks

Balboa Park 24 hours a day at: Nate’s Point -...

The Cat Café

Do you need some purr therapy or hope to...

What it Takes to Stay at Zero

For San Diego Humane Society (SDHS), the word “zero”...

IN: Orange County

Orange County: Catching Up with Kirby and Sora

Catching Up with Kirby and Sora — SoCal’s Freestyle...

On the Go with Bow: Anaheim Feed & Pet Supply

Pet Companion Magazine has found its four-on-the-floor correspondent to...

Top 5 Orange County Dog-Friendly Spots

If you’re wondering what fun things there are to...

Boogie Shoes: Neurological Disorders in Pets

Being a pet on social media is a lot...

Latest Articles

On the Go with Bow:

Going off-road for a change… Disclosure: Bow isn’t thrilled by traditional walks around the neighborhood. If they exceed 20 minutes, she stages protests, halting in her...

On the Go with Bow:

Waterways and water days… “To escape and sit quietly on the beach… that's my idea of paradise” — Emilia Wickstead It’s a good idea. But try doing...

Dogs With Jobs

Dogs have been companions to people for thousands of years. Archaeological evidence of canines and humans being buried together 14,000 years ago indicates the...

San Diego Humane Society (SDHS) annual Walk for Animals

Pet Companion Magazine enjoyed participating in the San Diego Humane Society (SDHS) annual Walk for Animals event. It was a beautiful day in Liberty Park, with...

Saving Tofu

April 22, 2022 — This is Tofu's Story. Tofu has been in the care of Animal Samaritans since April 5th. A good Samaritan found...

Animal Samaritans Receives $750,000 Naming Gift

Thousand Palms, CA – May 1, 2022: Animal Samaritans has received a donation to its new Pet Adoption & Humane Education Center building project...

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