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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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Telethon for the Animals

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Telethon for the Animals

The San Diego Humane Society and SPCA’s 16th annual Telethon for the Animals was a big success, raising more than $285,000 in gifts and pledges for the animals. On Saturday, March 23rd the live broadcast aired on KFMB Channel 8. The program featured adoptable pets, informative videos about the Humane Society’s programs, heartwarming animal stories, […]

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What Now?

| April 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
What Now?

What Dogs Think There is that look I get when Barney doesn’t get the look I give. But I understand it completely: it means, “NOW what language are you speaking?” That’s what he “said” when I informed him that he’d be out-ed in this column. You remember Barney, our bratty cairn mix? He’d been some […]

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Foster to Rescue a Pup

| April 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Foster to Rescue a Pup

by Aubree Lynn To rescue is the act of saving or being saved from danger or distress. My husband and I have found joy in finding causes worth acting upon. Back in November 2012 we decided that being foster parents to dogs in need of being rescued was a worthy cause. We decided to take […]

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Grooming Dogs and Making Friends

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Grooming Dogs and Making Friends

It’s always a pleasure to meet someone who is passionate about his job and enjoys going to work every day. That’s the case with Salvador Gomez, the head groomer at VCA Hillcrest Animal Hospital, located at 246 West Washington Street. I recently got the opportunity to visit with him and meet some of his canine […]

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