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Dog-Owner Responsibilities: Leashes and Clean Up!

Dog-Owner Responsibilities: Leashes and Clean Up!

Dog-owners: With all the outdoor opportunities, please remember to keep your dog on a leash. West Sacramento’s leash law (Municipal Code Section 6.16.020, Dogs on leashes) states, “No owner shall permit his or her dog to be in any residential, commercial or industrial area, other than on private property where the dog is maintained by or on behalf of its owner, unless the dog is restrained by a leash not exceeding eight feet in length... Read More

Shelter Manager Jumps Out of Plane for Front Street Animals

Shelter Manager Jumps Out of Plane for Front Street Animals

Gina Knepp is the Front Street Animal Shelter manager.  She wants to show the world that every buck can go a mile by jumping out of a plane this Saturday, April 26. It's not easy to save lives but sometimes you just have to take a leap of faith.

Click HERE to learn more and join in helping save animals lives.

19th Annual Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals: Sacramento Regionals

19th Annual Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals: Sacramento Regionals
19th Annual Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals: Sacramento Regionals
04-13-2014 - 04-13-2014
Wienerschnitzel
http://wwnraces.com/event/wienerschnitzel-wiener-nationals-sacramento-ca/
Admission: Preliminary Races Free
 
(626) 397-9911
 
http://wwnraces.com/register/
Start Time(s): Sun Noon-1pm
Sacramento's fastest dachshunds will race to the finish line for the 19th Annual Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals: Sacramento Regionals
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How to Think Like a Dog, April 18 at the Davis Branch Library

How to Think Like a Dog, April 18 at the Davis Branch Library

(Woodland, CA) – The Yolo County Library’s Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch, located at 315 East 14th Street in Davis, welcomes veterinarian, animal behaviorist and author, Dr. Sophia Yin, for a speaking engagement on Friday, April 18, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m..  Dr. Yin and her Family Fido dog class instructors will present “How to Think Like a Dog”.

The Family Fido pre-class dog talk is a fast-paced, game-show workshop that is designed to prepare dog class participants for developing a great relationship with their dog.  The talk is free and open to the public.  It is the pre-class for Dr. Yin’s “Family Fido: training people and their pooches” course.  One does not have to be registered in the Family Fido class to attend the pre-class.

SPCA Pet(s) of the Week- The Three Amigos!

SPCA Pet(s) of the Week- The Three Amigos!

This photo of three (six-year-old) Chihuahuas is enough to get your attention! These three brothers (Duke, Mudd Budd & Buddha) have lived together for their whole lives. Though they are not a mandatory dual adoption, we are looking for a home that can possibly take in all three. They are very sweet and affectionate, but also shy, so we are pretty sure that an adult home without small children will suit them best.

The Duck with a Broken Whistle

The Duck with a Broken Whistle

By Sacramento Zoo Veterinarian Anne Burgdorf

One of my favorite species at the Sacramento Zoo are the Whistling Ducks. These ducks have a delightful whistle and when you whistle “Wee-hee” to them they whistle back. The Zoo’s Interpretive Center began working with four young ducklings born last year at the Zoo. Everything was just ducky until the end of the summer when zookeepers reported that one of the ducklings had a “broken whistle”.  When this little duckling named Artemis was examined, he did indeed have a “broken whistle”. His voice was very quiet and raspy... Read More