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Get a Pet & Save Some Cash

Of course, we all love our pets. Our dogs and cats are part of our family. But did you know that having a pet has other benefits besides bringing you love and joy? You may not believe this, but having a pet can actually save you money! How Pet Ownership Can Save Money According to a…

March 4, 2016

Dog Fighting and Guilt — No Chance of Proving Innocence

Most of us think that one of the basic tenants of U.S. law is that you are innocent until proven guilty.  Sadly, for some dogs not only are they not innocent until proven guilty — they are automatically guilty without even a chance of proving their innocence.  Here’s why: under current California law, any dogs seized in…

February 25, 2016

To Breed or Not To Breed – That is the Question

There is a Facebook post making the rounds that has a dog dressed up like Yoda saying “Adopt or Adopt Not, There Is No Buy.” The post is clearly designed to get people to adopt a pet from a shelter or rescue group rather than purchasing from a breeder (or presumably a pet store if…

January 27, 2016

Labradoodles — How Do the Mom and Dad Affect Appearance?

The other day I was having a conversation with a pet parent who was convinced that her Labradoodle looked more like a Poodle than a Labrador because the mother was a Poodle.  She maintained that if the mother had been a Labrador that the puppies would have all looked more like Labradors than Poodles.  Frankly,…

December 22, 2015