The Sacramento SPCA's new "swimmer syndrome" puppy, a 5-week-old Labrador named Duckie, cannot stand or walk and will endure several weeks of therapy and love. He's already started making strides, thanks to his love of tug.
Roxy and Chucky are bonded and they can't stop swapping kisses. The two are so bonded that Chucky whines when they're separated. They're waiting to be adopted together into a forever home from the Sacramento County Animal Shelter, 3839 Bradshaw Road.
California Senate Pro Tem Kevin de León said he asked Sen. Tony Mendoza to step away from his position in the Legislature as law firms investigate three separate misconduct allegations against the Artesia Democrat.
“I have spoken with Sen. Mendoza and I have asked him to take a leave of absence pending the outcome of that investigation,” de León said Thursday.