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Cricket. Bison. Alligator. Grubs. You probably wouldn’t think to feed these novel proteins to your dog or cat, but you can—and they provide great nutritional value. But why switch to these proteins? Novel proteins—proteins your pet hasn’t eaten before—are beneficial to dogs or cats with food sensitivities. Surprisingly, some pets are allergic to basic proteins, such as chicken, beef, lamb, and even...

Horses That Heal

Horses have a unique ability to help humans heal, relax, and cope with ailments. Organizations like Pegasus Therapeutic Riding in Palm Desert, Coachella Valley Horse Rescue in Indio, and War Horse Creek at Living Free Animal Sanctuary in Mountain Center, California, enlist horses to help people with physical disabilities, mental illness, PTSD, autism, anxiety, sensory issues, and even complications...
Southern California is a state known for many things, from Silicon Valley to its laid-back attitude. But probably the greatest lure of the Golden State is its coastal climate and beautiful beaches. With so many of us being dog owners, of course we’d like to bring our loyal four-legged companions along to the beach when we go. But, in...
Planning a trip with your pet? Whether it’s a two-week vacation or an extended RV extravaganza, here are a few tips to help make travel easier. It may sound silly, but tell your pet what’s happening. They won’t understand the words, but making sure they get plenty of attention helps relieve some of their anxiety when the suitcases come out. If...

Must Be Showtime!

Springtime means lots of things, like blooms, more daylight, T-shirts, shorts, flip-flops, a cleansing from dark and gloomy winter …. Well, maybe not so much in Southern California, but spring does mean that the Cat Fancy Association (CFA) is nearing the end of its competitive show season, and the cats are out to grab those last few points and...