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Hundreds if not thousands of miles from home, sailors from Naval Air Facility El Centro long for, among other things, their pets. Lost, abandoned or forever homeless, animals in the local Humane Society shelter in El Centro long for a nice place to live,...
This letter is intended for the department responsible for overseeing the upkeep of our once-beautiful Bucklin Park. I’m 52 years old and used to enjoy walking at Bucklin Park with the first love and wife. However, for a while now, we see many...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterAmalia Ruiz wasn’t the only one who braved the morning chill Saturday at the Pet Kingdom store in El Centro. Her pint-sized Chihuahua mix named Oreo was trembling as Ruiz, of El Centro, held the pup over her shoulder with a small blanket covering...
Imperial Valley Press Staff Writer/Copy EditorDr. Steve Bowen, DVM, Valley Veterinary Clinic 485 Broadway, Suite F, El Centro, CA 92243 760-352-1279 Tell us how you ended up in this line of wor k. A job experience in college working with dairy cattle and sheep in a research project gave me my first...
Local Content EditorD. Michael 'Mike' Burk, Owner, Burk Dog Training & Pet Sitting Home-operated business 760-353-4391, 760-554-6569 www.burkdogtraining.com Tell us how you ended up in this line of work. In 1982, people used to watch me working my German shepherd, Kai, in...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterFinancial belt tightening has touched every aspect of life including pet care. Brenda Melgarejo, of Holtville, would agree as she stood in line Saturday outside the El Centro Animal Clinic to get a low-cost vaccination for her year-old dachshund named...
It's the yucky part of high school science classes — dissecting frog organs or slicing open a stretched-out earthworm. But in Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties, students are also cutting up cats, and that has some parents up in arms. "So many...
We all want to live safely, including with dogs. With that purpose in mind, we should adopt policies that have succeeded, and avoid ones that failed. Breed-specific regulation did not originate with pit bulls. Long Branch, N.J., banned the Spitz in...
The Hartford Courant"There are about 218 million pets in the United States, not counting several million fish." This rather deadpan accounting begins a recent release from the federal government that estimates how much we spend on our dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, potbelly...
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Two cats and a dog were rescued by Palm Beach County firefighters after a fire in Wellington Monday. At 4 p.m., crews were called to the 2000 block of Shaughnessy Drive in Wellington for reports of a structure fire. The caller stated that the home was...
When Lisa Welch's dog, Sanchee, died in September, it was heartbreaking. But one thing that made it easier for her was the way the death was handled. She had Sanchee cremated and her ashes put into an urn that now sits on the family mantelpiece. "It...
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Here's a summer reminder: Chipmunks and squirrels can carry infected fleas and plague, a bacterial disease people can contract through close contact with the furry animals, health officials warned. “Plague is naturally present in many parts of...
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