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Pets Need Safehouses, Too
07:00 PM, Tuesday, August 26
We live in an imperfect world, and no matter how much we wish otherwise, bad things happen to good people. There is evil and cruelty, neglect and abuse. Frequently, the victims of domestic violence are women and children, but our furry companions are not immune. They too are victims. When the victim of domestic abuse and violence is faced with the decision to leave and save themselves, there are places they can go to seek shelter and security. But few, if any shelters permit pets. And all too...
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Wee Companions celebrates 15 years rescuing and adopting sma...
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Fostering hope on the quest to end euthanasia
by By KENDRA HARTMANN | San Diego Pets
06.22.14 - 10:57 am
On the Road With Rover
by Mark Carlson
06.06.14 - 07:00 am
Meet Shorty Rossi
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Top Stories
Pets Need Safehouses, Too
by Mark Carlson
Aug 26, 2014
We live in an imperfect world, and no matter how much we wish otherwise, bad ...
Wee Companions celebrates 15 years rescuing and adopting small animals
by Nicole Sours Larson | San Diego Pets
Aug 26, 2014
Did you know there’s a specialized vocabulary describing guinea pigs’ irresis...
San Diego Humane Society Offers Tips on Keeping Pets Safe this 4th of July
Jun 23, 2014
The 4th of July holiday is a festive day of celebration for people, but firew...
Fostering hope on the quest to end euthanasia
by By KENDRA HARTMANN | San Diego Pets
Jun 22, 2014
In 2009, a friend approached Margaret Choi with a favor to ask: foster a pit ...
On the Road With Rover
by Mark Carlson
Jun 06, 2014
It’s Summertime! Time to pack up the SUV, hitch up the JetSki trailer, lock t...
Items for a pet first aid kit for your home
by Andrea Servadio | Fitdog
06:55 AM, Monday, August 25
In case of an emergency, it’s important to call your veterinarian or emergency veterinarian. However, for minor wounds or common medical care, there are a few items I like to have around the house just in case. Anti-biotic soap – A little soap and...
LATEST MUSKET NEWS!!
by Mark Carlson
04:08 PM, Tuesday, July 08
Local author featured in the new 'Chicken Soup for the Soul' book coming in August. Mark Carlson and Musket, authors of the award-winning 'Confessions of a Guide Dog - The Blonde Leading the Blind' have a story appearing in the newest edition of t...
San Diego Humane Society Offers Tips on Keeping Pets Safe this 4th of ...
02:36 PM, Monday, June 23
The 4th of July holiday is a festive day of celebration for people, but fireworks can be terrifying for our pets.  Moreover, many pets tend to get lost in the commotion of Independence Day festivities.  “There is typically a spike in the number of...
PET DISASTER PREPAREDNESS
by DANIEL DESOUSA | COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL SERVICES
07:00 AM, Thursday, June 05
(Originally posted in 2012) When it comes to San Diego County, it is not a question of “if” a disaster will strike, but rather “when”. While our two most likely disasters would be yet another firestorm or a major earthquake, we also could be faced...
Local Author Announces New Dog Treat Book
by Mark Carlson
05:59 PM, Monday, May 12
Mark Carlson and Musket, authors of the popular book ‘Confessions of a Guide Dog – The Blonde Leading the Blind’ are announcing they are working on a new book that is sure to be of great interest to dog lovers. ‘Confessions of a Guide Dog,’ publis...
Pets Need Safehouses, Too
by Mark Carlson
07:00 PM, Tuesday, August 26
We live in an imperfect world, and no matter how much we wish otherwise, bad things happen to good people. There is evil and cruelty, neglect and abuse. Frequently, the victims of domestic violence are women and children, but our furry companions ...
Wee Companions celebrates 15 years rescuing and adopting small animals
by Nicole Sours Larson | San Diego Pets
06:02 PM, Tuesday, August 26
Did you know there’s a specialized vocabulary describing guinea pigs’ irresistibe noises and antics? That guinea pigs have no connection with pigs or Guinea? That pet rats are extremely affectionate and can be litter box-trained and will sit on yo...
Fostering hope on the quest to end euthanasia
by By KENDRA HARTMANN | San Diego Pets
10:57 AM, Sunday, June 22
In 2009, a friend approached Margaret Choi with a favor to ask: foster a pit bull. Her friend had started a pit bull rescue, and was looking for volunteers to foster some of the dogs she was taking in. Choi was admittedly looking to adopt another ...
On the Road With Rover
by Mark Carlson
07:00 AM, Friday, June 06
It’s Summertime! Time to pack up the SUV, hitch up the JetSki trailer, lock the front door, take the kids to the kennel and put the dogs in the car and head off to Vacationland, USA! Uh, wait. I got that backwards. Put the dog in the kennel and ge...
Meet Shorty Rossi
by Arden Moore and San Diego Pets Magazine
04:22 PM, Monday, June 02
When you star on a television show, headline for a national pet expo company, take on roles as a movie agent and proprietor of an upscale cigar brand, finding some solitude and me-time to relax and rejuvenate can be a challenge. So when Shorty Ros...
Shoshana says, "Adopt Me San Diego!"
by John Van Zante
11:57 AM, Thursday, July 10
RCHS PET OF THE WEEK – 7/11/14 Name:                                    Shoshana Age:                            3 years Weight:                      11 pounds Gender:                      Spayed, Female Breed:                                    R...
Petunia says, "Adopt Me San Diego!"
by Escondido Humane Society
08:17 AM, Friday, March 07
Petunia is a 7-month-old spayed female bunny, ID 78542. Petunia is adventurous, feisty and inquisitive. She is timid when first picked up and prefers to hop to you and around you before settling in. She will give you gentle bunny kisses and a bath...
Lola says, "Adopt Me San Diego!"
by Rancho Coastal Humane Society
12:46 PM, Thursday, March 06
RCHS PET OF THE WEEK – 3/7/14 Name: Lola Age: 2 months Weight: 2 pounds Gender: Spayed, Female Breed: Domestic Short Haired kitten INFO:             "Lola” is the pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. She’s a 2 month old, 2 pound,...
Van Halen says, "Adopt Me San Diego!"
by Rancho Coastal Humane Society
11:21 AM, Thursday, February 27
RCHS PET OF THE WEEK – 2/21/14 Name: Van Halen Age: 4 years Weight: 50 pound Gender: Neutered, Male Breed: Hungarian Vizsla / Retriever mix INFO:             "Van Halen” is the pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. He’s a 4 year o...
Bindi says, "Adopt Me San Diego!"
by Escondido Humane Society
08:52 AM, Friday, February 21
Bindi is a 12-year-old spayed female Chihuahua/terrier mix, ID 77603. Bindi is a sweet, easy-going little girl who would be a good fit for someone who wants the companionship of a dog, but does not have the time to train a puppy or keep up with th...
WQJ_Foster_a_kitten.jpg You Can Make A Difference - Foster a Kitten or Cat by SusanEllis
06:23 PM, Friday, May 09
Spring is here, the birds are singing, the flowers are blooming & yes there are kitties everywhere! Kitten season is in full swing & Southern California Siamese Rescue needs your help! Have you thought about becoming a foster? Fostering a kitten or a cat can be one of the most rewarding experienc...
Layla and her chew toy Puppy Chewing, Teething, & Training by JenLovesPets
10:34 AM, Monday, May 05
A VIP client called me and told me she's getting a puppy for Dexter, her corgi mix. Well for her and Dexter. Charlotte, JenLovesPets' Lead Pet Care Specialist and I went to meet Layla, a 3 month precious puppy so we can go over details for puppy walks during the week. Yep, Charlotte and I were in...
Angel the Domesticated Wild Maine Coon A Cat & Her Water Bowl by JenLovesPets
08:37 PM, Wednesday, March 19
My almost 13 year old Maine Coon kitty; Angel has always been finicky about her water. For years she would only drink out of the faucet, it was a constant fight over the sink while I was brushing my teeth. As the years went by she stopped and drank out of her water bowl like a normal kitty is sup...
5US9_Fitdog_Logo.png How to Ensure Your Dog Has a Perfect Stay by FitdogSportsClub
12:19 PM, Thursday, March 13
How to Ensure Your Dog Has a Perfect Stay By Andrea Servadio, Fitdog Sports Club Many owners are nervous about leaving their dogs when they go on vacation.  We've put together some Do's and Don'ts to make sure your dog has the best staycation and so you don't have to worry!   DO's   ·        Do B...
by: Dishion Buckner Photography Why Jenlovespets Has A Minimum Visit Requirement by JenLovesPets
09:16 PM, Wednesday, February 26
Every once in awhile I'm told "My dog only needs one check in a day because he has a feeder and a doggie door" or "My cat only needs two visits for my 10 day trip" And yes I cringe every time I hear this, like someone is running their nails across a chalkboard. JenLovesPets has policy of 2 check ...
Pet Press
Items for a pet first aid kit for your home
In case of an emergency, it’s important to call your veterinarian or emergency veterinarian. However, for minor wounds or common medical care, there are a few items I like to have around the house just in case. Anti-biotic soap – A little soap and...
06:55 AM, Monday, August 25
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LATEST MUSKET NEWS!!
Local author featured in the new 'Chicken Soup for the Soul' book coming in August. Mark Carlson and Musket, authors of the award-winning 'Confessions of a Guide Dog - The Blonde Leading the Blind' have a story appearing in the newest edition of t...
04:08 PM, Tuesday, July 08
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San Diego Humane Society Offers Tips on Keeping Pe...
The 4th of July holiday is a festive day of celebration for people, but fireworks can be terrifying for our pets.  Moreover, many pets tend to get lost in the commotion of Independence Day festivities.  “There is typically a spike in the number of...
02:36 PM, Monday, June 23
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PET DISASTER PREPAREDNESS
(Originally posted in 2012) When it comes to San Diego County, it is not a question of “if” a disaster will strike, but rather “when”. While our two most likely disasters would be yet another firestorm or a major earthquake, we also could be faced...
07:00 AM, Thursday, June 05
full story
Local Author Announces New Dog Treat Book
Mark Carlson and Musket, authors of the popular book ‘Confessions of a Guide Dog – The Blonde Leading the Blind’ are announcing they are working on a new book that is sure to be of great interest to dog lovers. ‘Confessions of a Guide Dog,’ publis...
05:59 PM, Monday, May 12
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Columns
Pets Need Safehouses, Too
We live in an imperfect world, and no matter how much we wish otherwise, bad things happen to good people. There is evil and cruelty, neglect and abuse. Frequently, the victims of domestic violence are women and children, but our furry companions ...
07:00 PM, Tuesday, August 26
full story
Wee Companions celebrates 15 years rescuing and ad...
Did you know there’s a specialized vocabulary describing guinea pigs’ irresistibe noises and antics? That guinea pigs have no connection with pigs or Guinea? That pet rats are extremely affectionate and can be litter box-trained and will sit on yo...
06:02 PM, Tuesday, August 26
full story
Fostering hope on the quest to end euthanasia
In 2009, a friend approached Margaret Choi with a favor to ask: foster a pit bull. Her friend had started a pit bull rescue, and was looking for volunteers to foster some of the dogs she was taking in. Choi was admittedly looking to adopt another ...
10:57 AM, Sunday, June 22
full story
On the Road With Rover
It’s Summertime! Time to pack up the SUV, hitch up the JetSki trailer, lock the front door, take the kids to the kennel and put the dogs in the car and head off to Vacationland, USA! Uh, wait. I got that backwards. Put the dog in the kennel and ge...
07:00 AM, Friday, June 06
full story
Meet Shorty Rossi
When you star on a television show, headline for a national pet expo company, take on roles as a movie agent and proprietor of an upscale cigar brand, finding some solitude and me-time to relax and rejuvenate can be a challenge. So when Shorty Ros...
04:22 PM, Monday, June 02
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Pet of the Week
Shoshana says, "Adopt Me San Diego!"
RCHS PET OF THE WEEK – 7/11/14 Name:                                    Shoshana Age:                            3 years Weight:                      11 pounds Gender:                      Spayed, Female Breed:                                    R...
11:57 AM, Thursday, July 10
full story
Petunia says, "Adopt Me San Diego!"
Petunia is a 7-month-old spayed female bunny, ID 78542. Petunia is adventurous, feisty and inquisitive. She is timid when first picked up and prefers to hop to you and around you before settling in. She will give you gentle bunny kisses and a bath...
08:17 AM, Friday, March 07
full story
Lola says, "Adopt Me San Diego!"
RCHS PET OF THE WEEK – 3/7/14 Name: Lola Age: 2 months Weight: 2 pounds Gender: Spayed, Female Breed: Domestic Short Haired kitten INFO:             "Lola” is the pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. She’s a 2 month old, 2 pound,...
12:46 PM, Thursday, March 06
full story
Van Halen says, "Adopt Me San Diego!"
RCHS PET OF THE WEEK – 2/21/14 Name: Van Halen Age: 4 years Weight: 50 pound Gender: Neutered, Male Breed: Hungarian Vizsla / Retriever mix INFO:             "Van Halen” is the pet of the week at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. He’s a 4 year o...
11:21 AM, Thursday, February 27
full story
Bindi says, "Adopt Me San Diego!"
Bindi is a 12-year-old spayed female Chihuahua/terrier mix, ID 77603. Bindi is a sweet, easy-going little girl who would be a good fit for someone who wants the companionship of a dog, but does not have the time to train a puppy or keep up with th...
08:52 AM, Friday, February 21
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WQJ_Foster_a_kitten.jpg You Can Make A Difference - Foster a Kitten or Cat by SusanEllis
06:23 PM, Friday, May 09
Spring is here, the birds are singing, the flowers are blooming & yes there are kitties everywhere! Kitten season is in full swing & Southern California Siamese Rescue needs your help! Have you thought about becoming a foster? Fostering a kitten or a cat can be one of the most rewarding experienc...
Layla and her chew toy Puppy Chewing, Teething, & Training by JenLovesPets
10:34 AM, Monday, May 05
A VIP client called me and told me she's getting a puppy for Dexter, her corgi mix. Well for her and Dexter. Charlotte, JenLovesPets' Lead Pet Care Specialist and I went to meet Layla, a 3 month precious puppy so we can go over details for puppy walks during the week. Yep, Charlotte and I were in...
Angel the Domesticated Wild Maine Coon A Cat & Her Water Bowl by JenLovesPets
08:37 PM, Wednesday, March 19
My almost 13 year old Maine Coon kitty; Angel has always been finicky about her water. For years she would only drink out of the faucet, it was a constant fight over the sink while I was brushing my teeth. As the years went by she stopped and drank out of her water bowl like a normal kitty is sup...
5US9_Fitdog_Logo.png How to Ensure Your Dog Has a Perfect Stay by FitdogSportsClub
12:19 PM, Thursday, March 13
How to Ensure Your Dog Has a Perfect Stay By Andrea Servadio, Fitdog Sports Club Many owners are nervous about leaving their dogs when they go on vacation.  We've put together some Do's and Don'ts to make sure your dog has the best staycation and so you don't have to worry!   DO's   ·        Do B...
by: Dishion Buckner Photography Why Jenlovespets Has A Minimum Visit Requirement by JenLovesPets
09:16 PM, Wednesday, February 26
Every once in awhile I'm told "My dog only needs one check in a day because he has a feeder and a doggie door" or "My cat only needs two visits for my 10 day trip" And yes I cringe every time I hear this, like someone is running their nails across a chalkboard. JenLovesPets has policy of 2 check ...

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