The Long Beach animal shelter, though, is ahead of the game.
Usually, I make this column fuzzy and upbeat, but the events this week both near and far made it difficult for me and a lot of us.
Doggie birthday parties, special cakes and lavish events. Do we spoil our pets? Yes, and so what?
I don’t know when it became a thing for drag queens to rustle their ruffles for Rover, but we have two more this month, one of them associated with the International Imperial Court of Long Beach.
Other Fix services are available with no appointment needed—low-cost flea meds and dewormers, nail trimmiings, and free microchips.
Justin Rudd’s Haute Dogs organization will host the Interfaith Blessing of the Animals, which honors every creature who’s ever lived on the planet.
Coldwell Banker’s national adoption advertising campaign, Homes for Dogs, includes videos, resources and education for your dog’s new home. The annual events, Home at Last, invite local rescues to bring their fosters so that pets can have new homes as well.
Panleukopenia is deadly—it commonly strikes and kills 90% of unvaccinated felines and spreads to others, but it is easily prevented through vaccinating.