Tuesday, March 26, 2019
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Is Your Backyard a Smorgasbord for Dogs?

One of the great luxuries of having a fenced backyard is having the comfort to let our dogs out to conduct their ablutions with...

Mosquito Season is Upon Us! What is the risk to pets?

Dengue and chikungunya and Zika … oh my! In the last year, we have heard quite a lot about exotic diseases transmitted to humans...

When Is It Time to Let Go?

Euthanasia:  The why, when and how of saying goodbye to a beloved pet. Probably the most difficult decision a pet owner faces is when to...

Trap. Neuter. Return. (TNR)

Photography by Alicia Bailey Friends of the Palm Springs Animal Shelter continue to lead the way in compassionate sheltering here in the Coachella Valley. As...

Play It Safe This Summer

It’s that time of year again in the desert, when our weather hits triple digits. Our severe heat can be uncomfortable for us but...

Summer Grooming Tip

Keep nails trimmed Active dogs generally spend more time outdoors and you may not hear that telltale tap-tapping reminding you to trim their nails. Long...

Summer Grooming Tip

Brush your pet daily Brushing your pet not only eliminates loose fur and keeps mats from forming, it also gives you an opportunity to check...

Watch for Rattlesnakes!

Spring is here and, with the change of the season, our snake population becomes more active. Here are some quick tips: Spring is the...

Summer Grooming Tip

Rinse pet after a swim Chlorine and salt water pools may irritate a pet’s skin and dry out its fur. A quick rinse after pool...

Is Your Dog Coughing or Choking?

When you hear your dog cough, you worry. Is he choking? Just clearing his throat? Does he need help? In dogs, a cough can...