October is national Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog month, and Santa Barbara County Animal Services will be celebrating by offering 20 percent off adoption fees all month. Read story.
Friday, October 5, 2012
Losing a pet is almost always hard for the pet owner, but it can be equally hard on other pets in the household. Read story.
Friday, September 28, 2012
This Sunday, September 23, Bunnies Urgently Needing Shelter (BUNS) will be holding its annual Bunny Festival in Santa Barbara. Read story.
Friday, September 21, 2012
Dogs have long been used to sniff out explosives and drugs; now researchers are finding that dogs can be trained to be useful in the medical field. Read story.
Friday, September 14, 2012
Research reveals more than one-third of pet owners don’t have an emergency plan. Read story.
Friday, September 7, 2012
Legislation is in the Senate that would prohibit cruel practices by wildlife trappers. Read story.
Friday, August 31, 2012
According to the International Shark Attack File, 12 people were killed in unprovoked shark attacks last year. On the flipside, 73 million sharks are killed each year in commercial fisheries, mostly for their fins. Read story.
Friday, August 24, 2012
School is almost in session, and many students may consider acquiring a pet to keep them company while they’re away at college. Read story.
Friday, August 17, 2012
Animal Shelter Assistance Program (ASAP) is having its second annual free cat adoption event August 18-19. Read story.
Friday, August 10, 2012
A couple named Edgar and Nina Otto decided to spend $155,000 to clone their yellow Labrador retriever. Read story.
Friday, August 3, 2012
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.