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Head over to our Facebook or Instagram pages to enter our Father's Day Giveaway to for a chance to win a $50 VISA gift card (U.S. Residents Only). How to enter: LIKE our Facebook or Instagram page. Submit a photo of you and your dog or cat in the comments section or in a private message. We'll announce the winners...
When Frenchie Henri (pronounced “Henry”) gets in the water, he sinks straight to the bottom. No dog paddling for this little guy—he can’t float! “He’s not much of a swimmer,” reports owner Samantha Childs. “Given the choice, he only goes in up to his ankles.” It’s just one of the many endearing qualities that made this French bulldog a...

Triple Digits

by Brittany Yates
Venus de Fido is a one of kind destination for pets and their people, and don’t mess around when it comes to having fun. Located in Palm Desert, CA Venus de Fido is a 26,000 square foot luxury wellness center offering services for humans and canines that will make you say “Ahhh.” Some of the services available are: Services for Pets: ...
If someone tells you that you “can’t miss” the entrance to Barkingham Pet Hotel California in Palm Desert, believe it. The luxury boarding, grooming and training center is marked by a dazzling turquoise-colored metal sculpture of an Afghan dog, created by artists Tony and Karen Barone. Known worldwide for their larger-than-life paintings and metal sculptures, the Barones created Jezebel...
If you’re like me, your pets are part of your family. When you go away and can’t take them with you, you want someone reliable that you can count on to give them the best possible care. Although boarding can be a viable option, it really depends on your individual pet. Older dogs, dogs that are health-compromised or under-socialized, and...
Research shows that kids who have pets are healthier, more social, and compassionate. I have personally seen dogs give children confidence, motivate their work ethic, and challenge them. It is important for parents to teach children to respect and care for their pets. From the time my grandkids were three years old, they were helping me feed and clean up after...
Call it a canine way to interpret the New Year: this is the Year of the Dog on the Chinese calendar, and a sign from the stars that the wily Rosato Brothers—Sonny and Vito, Maltese litter mates—were ready to be taken on a trip to a genuinely dog-friendly destination. They were looking forward to walking and snacking in short...
“My pet seems to be drinking a lot of water and has always been a good eater, but for some reason seems to be losing weight recently.” This is a comment I hear often in veterinary clinics when I’m talking to owners about their dog or cat’s behaviors at home. Many people are familiar with the term diabetes and...
March, April, and May are wonderful months to visit Idyllwild, and we invite you to join us at this special time of the year, as our very mild winter weather this year now turns to springtime! There are always wonderful things to do in Idyllwild, and here are just a few things to keep in mind when you visit. For art...