Author To Discuss Desert Bighorn Sheep


SAN DIEGO–San Diego Natural History Museum will present author Mark Jorgensen who will discuss his five decades of experience studying the desert bighorn sheep, through the beautiful images taken by photographer Jeff Young. Desert bighorn sheep are found in seven western states in the U.S. and six states in northern Mexico. The recent publication of […]

Tiger Finds New Home At Animal Sanctuary

Phevos the tiger

SAN DIEGO—Lions, Tigers and Bears, an exotic animal sanctuary located in east county, will get a new addition to the family-Phevos the tiger. He is scheduled to arrive at San Diego International Airport on Thursday evening. The tiger was captive bred and seized from an Italian touring circus group in 2002, along with six other […]

5th Annual Jingle Paws Walk For Pet

SAN DIEGO–The ACES Foundation will host the 5th annual Jingle Paws Walk for Pets on Saturday at the Water Conservation Garden at Cuyamaca College. Registration for the 1 and 5K walk begins at 8 a.m., followed by the walk at 9 a.m. On site will be vendors with pet-related items, animal rescues, food, a silent […]

Board Of Supervisors Approve Construction Of Leash-Free Live Oak Park

Live Oak County Park to

SAN DIEGO–The Board of Supervisors Wednesday approved the construction of a leash-free dog area at the park. Live Oak County Park is located in the Fallbrook area and features playgrounds, exercise stations, basketball and volleyball courts, soccer and baseball fields, picnic areas and an amphitheater but no dog park. Last summer, the park’s advisory committee […]

Pet Of The Week: Gloria


ENCINITAS–Gloria is the pet of the week at Rancho Coastal Humane Society. She’s a 3 month old, 3 pound, Torbie (that’s a Tortoise Shell / Tabby) kitten. Kittens have big bursts of energy, followed by cat naps. This can last a couple years. When you adopt a kitten or any animal, you’re making a lifetime […]

Pet Of The Week: Tilly


  ENCINITAS–“Tilly” is the pet of the week at Rancho Coastal Humane Society. She’s a two month-old, five-pound, Chihuahua mix puppy. Because Tilly is so small, she’s staying in a foster home. Call the shelter to schedule a “meet and greet.” She loves to cuddle with people and play with dogs. She doesn’t seem to […]

San Diego DogFest Walk ‘N Roll To Benefit Canine Companions For Independence

SAN DIEGO–Get ready for a tail waggin’ good time at the San Diego DogFest Walk ‘n Roll, the signature national event of Canine Companions for Independence! Grab a leash and join us in NTC Park at Liberty Station for lots of fun and family-friendly activities as we raise money to provide highly trained assistance dogs for people with […]

Groups Find Shelter For Two Abandoned Horses


SAN DIEGO–Horses of Tir Na Nog knows all too well that equine welfare facilities all over the U.S. are full and yet horses are still being abandoned. “County of San Diego Department of Animal Services contacted us about a gelding that they suspected was abandoned. Within a few days, they rescued a twenty-eight year old […]

Pet Of The Work: Marigold


ENCINITAS–“Marigold” is the pet of the week at Rancho Coastal Humane Society. She’s a 1-1/2 year old, 58 pound, Saluki / Golden Retriever mix. Marigold is a sweet, southern lady. She was transferred to Rancho Coastal Humane Society from an animal sanctuary in Mississippi through the FOCAS program. She’s ready to become a California girl, […]

Dog Jealousy: Study Suggests Primordial Origins For The ‘Green-Eyed Monster’

Photo by Steve Harris.

LA JOLLA–This will not surprise most dog owners: Dogs can act jealous, finds a new study from the University of California, San Diego. Darwin thought so, too. But emotion researchers have been arguing for years whether jealousy requires complex cognition. And some scientists have even said that jealousy is an entirely social construct – not […]