pets

Halloween is no treat for pets

  People may find it deliciously fun to be scared – but your pets do not. Doorbells ringing, kids screaming and strangers in costumes can be stressful for your dog or c ...

New center brings potential pets to Auburn

Auburn residents have a new place to meet some furry friends. The Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals opened its Pet Adoption and Resource Center Friday at 148 ...

Good dog, hard choice: Downturn puts pressure on Placer County pet owners

Economic hard times have put the squeeze on many pet owners. And while the idea of paying off a four-figure bill for a pet procedure or even putting food in the dog dish when a do ...

Rescue animals have a story to tell

There’s something special about a rescue animal. They seem to appreciate just how lucky they are to be brought into a caring home with a warm bed, full bowl of food and too many ...

Want to leave your fury friend at home? Uncle Jon can help you

As a pet-owner, Jon Sorci could not imagine leaving his Westie terriers, Jezzie and Donner, at a kennel. “You know that look on their face when you’re leaving them at the ken ...

Please clean up after your pets

I applaud Carol Hauser, of Rocklin for her letter regarding dog licensing and how it benefits us all when our dogs are licensed. (Pay dog license fees for local dog park, The Place ...

Local nonprofit needs your help

A Chance for Bliss Animal Sanctuary, a care facility for neglected, abused or abandoned animals, is in need of monetary help to keep caring for the animals. The center is current ...

Keep watch on pets this Halloween

People may find it deliciously fun to be scared — but your pets do not. Doorbells ringing, kids screaming and strangers in costumes can be stressful for your dog or cat. This Hal ...

Take caution with pets, fireworks

It doesn’t have to be Independence Day for your pets to be frightened by fireworks. The Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, would like to remind pet owners ...

Rescue shelters filled with pets

Phones are ringing and ringing at Placer County animal-rescue organizations with requests to take in animals, but shelters are full.The slumping economy and increased housing forec ...