Events | Pets/Animals

FREE Spay/Neuter Surgeries!

  FREE ‘lightweight’ surgeries are now available at the main animal shelter at 6851 Van Buren Boulevard in Riverside!  ‘Lightweights’ are defined by the County to be dogs that weigh 20 pounds or less.  Only pet owners in Riverside County qualify for the free surgeries.  Pet owners can book up to two free surgeries.  Thanks to…

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Happy Halloween

  No Scaredy Cats This Halloween: Top 5 Safety Tips for Pet Parents Attention, animal lovers, the ASPCA recommends taking some common sense precautions this Halloween to keep you and your pet(s) safe. 1)  No tricks, no treats:  That bowl of candy is for trick-or-treaters, not for Scruffy and Fluffy.  Chocolate in all forms —…

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Riverside Wienerfest 2011

It’ll be a day at the races for dog lovers in the Inland Empire as Sunny Oasis Rescue presents Wienerfest: Wieners-n-Wheels 2011! Not only will you see Dachshund races which begin at 11 am, there will also be a custom car show, musical entertainment, canine costume contest, fabulous food booths, and a variety of vendors.  Dogs will be available for…

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SPAGHETTI SAVES LIVES???

The 1st Annual Spay-ghetti Dinner Animal lovers and “foodies” alike are invited to a scrumptious spaghetti dinner for a great cause!  The Mary S. Roberts’ LIFELINE Spay/Neuter Subsidy Program provides low income pet owners the opportunity to get their cats and dogs spayed or neutered at a very low cost.  The more pets that are…

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Tips for a Safe Fourth of July

The Humane Society of the United States reminds people that pets can become distressed by the additional noise and commotion involved with the Independence Day holiday. In fact, animal shelters across the country are accustomed to receiving “July 4th” dogs — dogs who run off during fireworks celebrations and are rescued by animal control officers…

Household | Pets/Animals

Interior Decorating with Pets in Mind

Pets have become more than just guard dogs or mouse-chasers to most of society; they have become friends and companions. It’s no wonder that you can find more and more ways to accommodate, accessorize, and modify your home to be pet-friendly. Here are a few basic rules if you want the essentials for interior decorating: Nothing…

Pets/Animals

Importance of Microchipping Your Pet(s)

Microchipping your pets is easier, and cheaper, than you might think.  This is also a sure-fire way to have your pets returned to you should they become missing.  The cost is only $15 per pet.  While walking through the Wood Streets a few weekends ago, Tara and I witnessed a beautiful white and gray cat unwittingly run…