Pets

Pets

At the SPCA: Amy

After 5 months, Doggy Dash, and a Mega Adoption Event, Amy is still calling the Sacramento SPCA home. This patient girl hasn’t lost hope and knows her forever family is out there somewhere, they just haven’t met her yet.

Pets

A guide to barbecue safety for dog owners

Memorial Day, the unofficial start of the summer, is right around the corner, and many families will be celebrating with backyard barbecues. If you plan on having your four-legged friend at the party, there are a few things to keep in mind before you start grilling.

Pets

Follow these guidelines on dog park etiquette

Whether you're a dog owner in the city or the suburbs, chances are you're familiar with your local dog park. It is a canine playground where your dog is free to sniff, run around and meet other dogs. As with any other social activity, it is important to know the basic rules of etiquette when your dog is interacting with other canines. In this case, it is not just a matter of social formality – failing to comply can put your dog and other pets at risk.

Take a stress break with these therapy dogs and their kid patients

Ella Petrinovich, 13, center, and Krystol Newton, 14, right, pet Eddy, a Pomeranian, as they participate in a de-stress with therapy dogs activity at the Elk Grove library on Tuesday, May 15.
Renée C. Byer