Running Laps Past Obesity at San Francisco’s Pet Camp

Garfield and his enormous orange belly have been making us chuckle for years, but what was once just comic page fodder has become an epidemic in San Francisco and across the country. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, more than half of the pets in this country are overweight — a growing trend…

October 29, 2013

Join our Costume Contest Tomorrow, 10/26

Halloween is around the corner and things are getting spooky around here as we gear up for the annual Pet Camp costume contest. We’re holding everyone’s favorite costume contest that’s just for pets (well, technically there’s one for kids too right before, but who’s keeping track…) at the Noe Valley Harvest Festival on Saturday, October…

October 25, 2013

When Small Dogs Fly

Most of you know that while I love all dogs, my personal dogs have always tended to the larger breeds.  In fact that smallest dog that I’ve ever regarded as “mine” was a 65 pound Labrador Retriever – all the other dogs have been in  the 120 pound range.  Needless to say these are not…

October 3, 2013

Government ClosedPet Camp Open

The last time the federal government shut down Virginia and Mark were both working at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.  Then the issue was “The Contract With America” (better known in San Francisco as “The Contract On America”) – we’re a bit hazy on what the real issue is this time. But never mind the…

September 30, 2013