The dos and don’ts of kitten season in the San Gabriel Valley

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It’s about that time again. As the weather starts to warm up, more and more kittens will be born all over the San Gabriel Valley. While this sounds like a super cute phenomenon, it actually creates a significant challenge for animal shelters and the communities they support. Every year, we are inundated with litters of …

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Pets in the age of coronavirus: With the shelter closed, be the shelter

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It’s been a really strange couple of weeks, hasn’t it? Last month, my biggest problem to solve was figuring out what color to paint my dining room. Do I go bold and dramatic with Restoration Hardware Blue Sage, or something more subtle and tranquil like Almond Milk from Dunn Edwards? These were the types of …

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Something to do in self-isolation you may not have thought of

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With #socialdistancing trending across the planet right now, most of us are giving a lot of thought to what we’ll be doing with our time over the next few weeks as activities like going out to eat, catching a flick or meeting friends for drinks at the local bar are all off the table for …

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Doggie etiquette for when your buddy goes about your day

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One of the most wonderful things about living in a place like Los Angeles — AKA the great weather capital of America — is there are countless restaurants and eateries with beautiful outdoor patios to dine, sip cocktails, and socialize with your furry companion in tow. In fact, L.A. is probably one of the more …

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Mystery solved: Why cats wiggle their behinds before pouncing

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The other day, we had a pair of the most adorable kittens hanging out in the office prior to a television appearance they were scheduled for later in the afternoon. I was watching them chase each other and play, and I got to wondering about something. Why do all cats do that little butt wiggle …

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