Long Beach has several facilities for residents to exercise their dogs off-leash. Most facilities feature spaces for both large and small dogs, benches for owners, free doggie waste bags and water fountains. Double entrance and exit gates help provide a secure environment for dogs. Parks, Recreation and Marine Dog Parks are non-supervised facilities. Patrons should…
The local pet-information website The Pet Post will host a “Second Chance” pet-adoption event on Sunday, April 13. from 10am to 3pm at Good Neighbor Park, 2800 N. Studebaker Rd. Animal Care Services will provide free pet microchipping from 11am to 1pm, while supplies last, for residents of Long Beach, Signal Hill, Cerritos, Los Alamitos…
Many of us have read or heard about the fate of ex-racing greyhounds. This is not that story, but rather the story of some dedicated people who decided to do something about these wonderful and loving dogs. This is their tale, as told by Joyce McRorie…
By Steven Piper Staff Writer John Keisler, who has worked as manager at Long Beach Animal Care Services (ACS) since 2008, was recently promoted to business operations bureau manager for the Parks, Recreation and Marine Department.
The City of Signal Hill will host the 2nd annual “Hounds on the Hill” event at Signal Hill Park, 2175 Cherry Ave., on Saturday, June 11 from 1pm to 4pm.
LaunderPet is now the owner of Wags to Whiskers Pet Grooming in Los Altos. Dara Samson, who founded Wags to Whiskers Pet Grooming 12 years ago, sold her award-winning grooming business to LaunderPet so she can focus on hotbows.com, her other successful and rapidly growing business.
The microchip identification system has been reuniting lost pets with owners for more than 20 years.
Bark! Bark! Daycare & Grooming, specializing in off-leash doggie daycare, grooming and training, will host its grand opening on Saturday April 2 from 10am to 5pm at 2655 St. Louis Ave. in Signal Hill.
By Stephen Strichart Associate Publisher Recently I read about a family whose baby was diagnosed with salmonella.
The 22nd annual America’s Family Pet Expo will return to the Orange County Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa Friday, April 15 through Sunday, April 17.
The Perfect Paws for Puppy and Dog training and The Purrfect Paws for Kitten and Cat training have just launched in the Long Beach area.
Keryn Anderson called it her Jack Russell terrier’s “Indiana Jones” moment. The 15-year-old dog’s attempt to run under a closing garage door, however, didn’t have an action hero ending.
After 25 years of service to the patients and clients of Uptown Animal Hospital, 3350 Atlantic Ave., Dr. Warren Sakamoto will retire this spring, and Dr. Julie Voltin is the hospital’s new owner.
In an effort to bring pet assistance closer to the community, Animal Care Services is now offering pet licensing, spay/neuter vouchers, and information about animal adoptions each week at the new Sunday farmers market. “We are looking for ways to make it easier for residents to register their cats and dogs”, says John Keisler, manager of…
Animal lovers, vegetarians, vegans and “foodies” in general celebrated International Vegetarian Day at the 5th annual Compassionate Cuisine last Friday at the Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden at Cal State Long Beach.