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County Animal Services Rescue More than 40 Animals

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
County Animal Services Rescue More than 40 Animals

Animal Control Officers removed 31 horses, three llamas, four Dexter (miniature) cattle, five geese, and one dog from a property located in the 28300 block of Hell Creek Road in Valley Center. County Animal Services had been trying to get the owner to provide the necessary care for the animals without success. A notice posted […]

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Local Award Honors People Who Help Pets

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Local Award Honors People Who Help Pets

  The San Diego Humane Society and SPCA held its second annual Animal Compassion Awards to recognize and pay tribute to the extraordinary animals and animal lovers throughout San Diego County. Nominations were collected in three categories, Animal Impact, Humane Hero and Pet-Friendly Destination. Military couple 1st Lieutenant Alisa Sieber-Johnson and Lieutenant Shawn Johnson founded […]

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Bowling for Burros

| March 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Bowling for Burros

  Horses of Tir Na Nog is bowling for burros. Burro lovers and bowlers alike are invited to help raise money for the burros at Horses of Tir Na Nog and for Burro Brigade, their youth-empowerment program. It will take place from 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday, March 13 at North County Tavern+Bowl in North […]

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Blessing of Your Animals

| January 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Blessing of Your Animals

  Sunday, January 19 in Old Town State Park Old Town State Park is holding its annual Blessing of the Animals from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Sunday, January 19. Wild and exotic animals will also be on display and animal adoptions will also take place. This free, pet-friendly event will take place from 12:30 to […]

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“San Diego Zoo Kids” Brings Joy to Sick and Ill Children

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
“San Diego Zoo Kids” Brings Joy to Sick and Ill Children

by Dove Kirby Not every press release has a pangolin as a presenter. This month, I was fortunate enough to attend an extremely unique event at Rady Children’s hospital, at which rare animals and some very special patients were in attendance. It was the official launch of a pioneering partnership between the two prominent San […]

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Barney Can’t Be Bothered

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
Barney Can’t Be Bothered

  Frenzied! Now, you wouldn’t expect this adjective to be used to describe a dog –or any dog – but after careful observation and consideration – this is it: Ginger is one excitable dog. Yes, this column is about Barney, and in his youth, Barney was occasionally frenzied. But now, in his dotage, the only […]

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Pooch Hotel’s Summer Get Fit Camp

| July 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

As swimsuit season approaches, fitness routines are being taken up a notch and dogs are getting in on the action too with Pooch Hotel’s Summer Get Fit Camp. It may seem a bit outlandish, however, there truly is a need, as humans aren’t the only ones to fall victim to “The Obesity Crisis in America” […]

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Horses Seized From Ramona Property Are Available for Adoption

| July 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Horses Seized From Ramona Property Are Available for Adoption

  The San Diego County Department of Animal Services (DAS) impounded seven horses on May 23 when they were found without food and water. DAS had been monitoring the herd since May 20 when several of the horses were found on the highway. The California Highway Patrol and CAL FIRE safely moved the horses off […]

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Leading Dog Daycare Franchise Seeking Franchisees

| June 6, 2013 | 0 Comments
Leading Dog Daycare Franchise Seeking Franchisees

Dogtopia, a leading national dog daycare and spa franchise, announced that it has signed its first regional developer (RD) agreement with Jim Rowe for the San Diego County area. Rowe is now seeking franchisees to own and operate nine new Dogtopia locations throughout the region, with opportunities to convert existing dog daycare and boarding facilities […]

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A Community Gathers to Support Animals in Need

| May 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
A Community Gathers to Support Animals in Need

San Diego Humane Society’s 19th Annual Walk for Animals More than 5,000 two-legged and 2,000 four-legged friends will take part in the San Diego Humane Society and SPCA’s 19th annual Walk for Animals at 7 a.m., Saturday, May 4 at NTC Park in Liberty Station, 2455 Cushing Road. San Diego’s patriotic pets will walk to […]

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