Pet owners are expected to spend $52 billion on their critters this year alone, and like any consumer, they want the best products money can buy. For many, that means choosing products made in the USA. Read story.
Friday, July 27, 2012
Tips for keeping your canine companion safe while riding in the car. Read story.
Friday, July 20, 2012
People who have never enjoyed the company of a pet may not understand grieving over the death of a companion animal. Read story.
Friday, July 13, 2012
While this parasite and its effects sound frightening, the good news is there is a lot you can do to avoid becoming infected in the first place. Read story.
Friday, July 6, 2012
With the Fourth of July fast approaching, pet owners need to take the proper steps to keep their animals safe during festivities. Read story.
Friday, June 29, 2012
More than 450 birds are at Santa Barbara County Animal Services awaiting adoption. Read story.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Senate Bill 1221 will prohibit the cruel and inhumane “hounding” of bears and bobcats with packs of dogs. Read story.
Friday, June 8, 2012
The American Humane Association estimates that four million cats and kittens end up in animal shelters every year. Read story.
Friday, June 1, 2012
The American Veterinary Medical Association estimates that out of 54 million dogs and cats in the United States, more than one out of three are overweight. Read story.
Friday, May 25, 2012
Feral cats are typically born in the wild and live with relatively little human contact. Read story.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
The American Humane Association has been celebrating “Be Kind to Animals Week” since 1915. Read story.
Friday, May 4, 2012
Reduce your pet’s impact on the environment. Read story.
Friday, April 27, 2012
Chihuahuas and related mixes currently represent 40 percent of dogs that are up for adoption in S.B. County; because of this abundance, county animal shelters will be celebrating “Chihuahuas de Mayo.” Read story.
Friday, April 20, 2012
People seem to pass up black dogs and instead go for ones with light coats. Because of this, ASAP is having a special promotion for black and black/white cats on Friday, April 27, and Saturday, April 28. Read story.
Friday, April 13, 2012
Many well-intentioned parents purchase live bunnies for their children as an Easter gift, but unfortunately, many of these “presents” wind up at shelters once the novelty wears off. Read story.