City of Long Beach has several dog parks, but users should be mindful of their rules

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…

New farmers market offering pet licensing

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…

Garden of Earthy Delights

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.