Tag: pets

Halloween Pet Party contest winner

Sandi Bargioni It was another beautiful day at Lake Diamond in Oakwood. Over 35 dogs were entered into the pet costume contest, and probably another 20 or so attended just for fun. Several of the pet parents were also costumed, as well as one of our judges. Thank you to all participants who came out…

Kustom Kars for K9z and Katz Kar Show

The fifth annual Kustom Karz for K9z and Katz Kar Show is happening Saturday, November 4, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Downtown Ocotillo. All makes, models and years are welcome, so come spend the morning with us and show off your ride. Entry fee is $25 per vehicle and includes our newly-designed t-shirt.…

Important information regarding retractable leashes

A retractable leash – length of thin cord wound around a spring-loaded device housed inside a plastic handle which is designed to fit comfortably in a human hand with a button on the handle that controls how much of the cord is extended. These leashes are popular primarily because they allow dogs more freedom to…

Be prepared!

When a natural disaster strikes, does your plan include your pets? Different types of natural disasters require different precautions. Find out what the best plan of action is for disasters that are most likely to strike your area. You may not be able to predict the specific circumstances of the disaster, but by creating a…

SAVE THE DATE

Charity Walk to honor Dr. Randy Walker, DVM on Sunday, October 15, 2017 in Sun Lakes, AZ – more details to follow. This is a fundraiser to raise money for two local charities: Rover’s Rest Stop (dogs) www.roversreststop.com & Muchos Gatos (cats) www.facebook.com/mjatos1; DONATE at www.gofundme.com/drwalkerscharitywalk For questions or information, please contact: Elise Rathke at…

Sun Lakes Animal Clinic changes ownership

Sun Lakes Animal Clinic has changed ownership. Dr. Ashley Greenway recently purchased the clinic after the previous owner, Dr. Walker, passed away. The clinic will continue to operate at the same location under a new name, Sun Lakes Chandler Animal Clinic. More information can be found at the clinic’s new website, www.slcac.com.

Three ways pups can improve seniors’ health

(Family Features) Furry friends can play a significant role in pet owners’ lives. The old saying goes, “dogs are man’s best friend,” and research shows they may be more than that. In fact, they just might be the key to keeping seniors active. According to a study conducted by the University of Lincoln and Glasgow…