dogs

All tails wagging for 'Barktoberfest'

A free festival next weekend boasts an agility course, look-a-like competition and a bobbing-for-tennis-balls game. But this festival isn’t designed for you — it’s for your ...

Dogs, owners bark for cancer awareness, raise funds

Out of the 80 million dogs in the U.S., 20 million will suffer from cancer, according to the Canine Cancer website. But there is a way to help. Grab your walking shoes, favorite ...

Placer SPCA teaches kids about animal care, behavior

Bella can be easily distracted sometimes. The dog crosses the bridge, stands on the table, runs through the tunnel and makes it almost to the end of the agility course — but the ...

Rocklin officer sniffing out way to save K9 from the budget axe

Last Friday Rocklin Police K9’s Zeus and Diva put on a show for about 60 Ruhkala Elementary School children but budget cuts could soon break up the doggie duo. “The dog ...

Bat found in Rocklin tests positive for rabies

A dead bat, recently discovered in the backyard of a Rocklin resident on Klamath Drive, tested positive for rabies. Upon discovery, the resident contacted Rocklin Animal Control. ...

2nd annual Woofstock draws thousands to Rocklin

For more photos: Woofstock big hit with dog lovers The dogs had their day this past weekend as canines of all sizes, shapes and breeds converged on Johnson-Springview Park in Rock ...

Prep school for puppies

Chap isn’t your ordinary 9-month-old Labrador retriever. Although he’s been known to tear up a few toys and make a mess during Christmas, he’s in training to become a guide d ...