Soap Pods Irritate Pets

Over the last few months there have been a host of news stories about the hazards of  prepackaged laundry detergent pods – you know those brightly colored and highly concentrated containers of laundry soap – which surprise, surprise, small kids think are candy and try to eat.  Well, according to the folks at DVM 360…

December 10, 2014

What’s the Deal With Training Cats?

This is a guest blog by Leeann, the Safari Ranger at Pet Camp Cat Safari Cats are notorious for being insubordinate, untrainable and, at worst, stupid. Of course, those of us here at Pet Camp Cat Safari and those of you with cats at home know how smart cats really are. Working with cats everyday…

December 4, 2014

Halloween and Your Pet

Generally I’m a Grinch about holidays but I love Halloween.  It’s like a national holiday in San Francisco without the political or religious overtones. There are parties from the Castro District to the Cow Palace and everywhere in between. And since the city is Giants crazy, we already have an orange and black theme. Trick or…

October 27, 2014

Remembering Familiar Faces at Pet Camp

Masai was the world’s greatest cat for 17 years.  He ruled Pet Camp, living mostly in the lobby but occasionally passing through the dog campsites (partly for his own amusement and partly just to show the dogs that he could). He greeted every client, both human and pet.  He climbed into purses, snuggled into dog…

October 8, 2014