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Pet of the Week: Apollo loves the water, toys

Pet of the Week: Apollo loves the water, toys

This week's Pet of the Week is Apollo. Apollo is a male black and white Labrador Retriever/ American Pit Bull Terrier mix, about 10 months old. He's very playful, loves the water and squeaky toys. He gets along great with other dogs and walks well on...

Pampered and loved, they're not just 'pets'

Pampered and loved, they're not just 'pets'

Chained up outside? No way. Sleeping in bed with the master? Much better. Eating lunch at the kitchen table? Now you are talking. More and more animals seem to be making the transition from outdoor pets to pampered indoor family members, said dog...

Pet of the Week: Mason loves to play

Pet of the Week: Mason loves to play

This week's Pet of the Week is Mason. Mason is a neutered male American Pit Bull Terrier mix, about 2 years old. Mason is very energetic, sweet, and loves to play. He's also a very smart guy, and he knows a lot of commands. If you'd like to adopt...

Placer SPCA offers spay and neuter services for cats and pitbulls

Placer SPCA offers spay and neuter services for cats and pitbulls

Simply stated spaying and neutering your pets will help end the cycle of homeless animals entering shelters. Learn about our FREE spay and neuter services for cats and pitbulls at www.placerspca.org/snap.

'Pet parents' fill empty nest with animals

'Pet parents' fill empty nest with animals

My daughters didn't know what to think the first time I sent out Christmas cards featuring a photo of our dogs. After all, I never put the kids' pictures on our annual holiday missives when they were young. But just like a proud new parent, I used...

Canine Good Citizen Class & Test - Sponsored by RRUFF

Canine Good Citizen Class & Test - Sponsored by RRUFF

Is your dog  a Canine Good Citizen?  If you want to show the world what a good dog you have, now is your chance!!

This Sunday - July 21  from Noon - 2:00 p.m.come over to  PetFood Express at the Fountains in Roseville for the RRUFF Canine Good Citizen Training Class.  Your pet will learn the 10 commands needed to pass the exam to be a Canine Good Citizen.  The class is $25 and is taught by Kellie Dawald, owner of PawsNPause.  Email  rruff@rocklindogpark.org or call 916 435-0196 to reserve your spot.  The class will be indoors so you and fifi or fido can stay cool.