Fallbrook Opens Its First Leash-Free Dog Park

Dog Park

FALLBROOK–Don’t be alarmed if you see dogs roaming free at Live Oak County Park in Fallbrook. Owners and their four-legged friends now have a place to exercise and play at a new leash-free dog park. Fallbrook residents, officials from the County Department of Parks and Recreation, Live Oak Park Commission and Fallbrook Dog Park Committee […]

Pet Of The Week: “Charlee”


ENCINITAS–Meet Pet of the Week “Charlee” at the Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas. She’s a 3 year-old, 70 pound, German Shepherd who loves walks and car rides. If she can stick her nose out the window to smell the air, that’s even better. Because she’s starting her life over, Charlee is going to need […]

Lions, Tigers And Bears Animal Sanctuary To Host Fundraiser

SAN DIEGO–Lions, Tigers and Bears, the Alpine, a non-profit exotic animal sanctuary, will host its annual Wild in the Country Fundraiser at its facility May 9. The 3:00 to 6:30 p.m. event, dubbed Passport to the Jungle, will feature a silent and live auction, live entertainment, music, a catered meal, and visits with the big […]

FACE Foundation Teams With Bags And Baubles For Animal Care Fundraiser

SAN DIEGO–San Diego’s trendiest silent auction of designer handbags is back, giving local fashionistas a chance to shop for a cause. From 1 to 5 p.m. on April 26, the San Diego-based Foundation for Animal Care and Education (FACE) will host Bags and Baubles for its fifth consecutive year at an exclusive Rancho Santa Fe […]

Lions, Tigers And Bears Sanctuary To Host Annual Fundraiser

SAN DIEGO–Lions, Tigers and Bears, a non-profit exotic animal sanctuary in Alpine, will invite guests to don their khakis and pith helmets, grab their binoculars and get ready for a few surprises at the sanctuary’s annual Wild in the Country fundraiser May 9. The 3:00 to 6:30 p.m., family friendly event’s theme is “Passport to the Jungle” […]

Watch Your Pets! Rattlesnake Season Is Here

Baby rattlesnake

ENCINITAS–As San Diegans are beginning to see rattlesnakes on hiking trails and in their yards, the Rancho Coastal Humane Society is reminding dog owners to keep their pets and themselves safe by following a few guidelines. “Dogs smell rattlesnakes before they see them,” says Rancho Coastal Humane Society  spokesman John Van Zante. “Even though most […]

A Silver Lining For A Special Horse


VALLEY CENTER–On August 23, 2014, County of San Diego Department of Animal Services seized 31 horses from a property in Valley Center. At the time of the rescue, the horses were several hundred pounds underweight and many were long overdue for hoof care. After weeks of care, the horses regained weight and recovered to the […]

2,000 Kittens To Arrive At San Diego Humane Society


SAN DIEGO–The San Diego Humane Society is expecting more than 2,000 orphaned kittens at its facility Saturday. In anticipation of the springtime start of kitten season, the Humane Society is hosting a kitten shower from 11a.m. to 3 p.m., March 21 at Humane Society’s San Diego Campus, This event is free to the public, but […]

Stray Puppy Swallows Corn Dog Stick

Stray puppy recovers at a veterinary hospital in San Diego.

 SAN DIEGO–A stray dog Labrador mix is recovering from surgery after eating a corn dog stick, County Animal Services said Friday. Children in the College Area a stray puppy eating the stick on March 8. Their dad saw that the puppy appeared to be sick and he called in County Animal Services. An Animal […]

Pet Of The Week: Leo


ENCINITAS–“Leo” is the pet of the week at the Rancho Coastal Humane Society. He’s a 2 year-old, 11 pound, medium haired, orange tabby. Leo is a very handsome cat with golden eyes and long white whiskers. He has a big, bushy, tail and soft, thick coat. He gets along great with other cats. If you […]