It’s still the season of the kitten and will be for a couple of months more. But let’s paws for a word about National Dog Month, for which August has been designated by our doggies’ friends at Milk-Bone.
Long Beach is the rescue’s hub, but as a network, it spans the California coastal area and Mexico, often connecting with other rescues and organizations that help homeless animals.
You as community members can help the situation by visiting LBACS first if you want to adopt a pet, but if you’re not ready for a commitment—yet—LBACS now has a foster program.
Hot dog, The Wiener Nationals is back! Head to Los Alamitos for some silly fun.
June was graduation month, and the volunteers at Long Beach Animal Care Services have put together a virtual yearbook of cats and dogs who’ve passed all their behavioral and social requirements and received their diplomas, which they promptly shredded.
“Happy, healthy, fluffy cats—those are the ones that shelters can get placed,” said CatPAWS cofounder Deborah Felin-Magaldi. “The ones who need help are the ones that cost money, quite frankly. This grant will help us help them.”
This year, we’ll skip the usual please-don’t-set-fireworks-off lecture because flouters will flout, and we’ll go right to what you can do for your suffering pet, your suffering neighbors with PTSD, and your suffering self.
Plus, here’s three dogs available for adoption through Sparky & the Gang, which will make an appearance at the upcoming CANstruction Long Beach event.
Long Beach’s Department of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Communications is going all out this month to help you get an emergency plan in place for your furry, feathery, scaly and leathery roommates.
Cats without claws are without defense if they should escape the house—and don’t think a determined feline won’t succeed at that.