Animals with names, not numbers 

Blue, a Yorkshire pig, enjoyed a warm sunny Thursday morning by taking a long nap and receiving belly scratches from Farm Sanctuary tour guide Rafaella Epalas.   Named after his bright

Charlotte Lee and Cat the horse welcomed patients to the Press Paws Ranch Retreat during the animal meet and greet tour on Sunday in Agua Dulce so patients can connect with them and enjoy their time living in the moment. 040724 Katherine Quezada/The Signal

Healing Haven for Cancer Patients  

The bright blue skies, warm sun, and faint sound of birds chirping on a private property that spans 25 acres with a panoramic view looking over the Agua Dulce hills

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City to host pet adoption event Saturday

News release  The city of Santa Clarita, in collaboration with the Castaic Animal Care Center, is inviting residents to a pet adoption event just in time for Valentine’s Day.  Residents can

Photo courtesy of Rylee Vanderhorst.

Athletic dachshund is seeking new career 

Oakley, the beloved mini dachshund who competed in the 16th Annual Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals in July, has found a new gig: modeling.  The athlete, who is now a year and

Win Place Home Inc. founder C.J. Wilson, left, holds unicorn, Twinkle Trixie for Fitz Dubaele, 4, during the 6th Annual Silent Auction and Gala held at Win Place and Home Inc. in Santa Clarita on Saturday, 111823. Dan Watson/The Signal

Building bonds after racing the tracks  

Win Place Home hosted its 7th annual silent auction to continue its work in rehoming retired race horses and opening its doors to new retirees on Saturday night.   There were

Press release

City to hold pet adoption week Nov. 13-18

News release  The city of Santa Clarita is hosting its inaugural Pet Adoption Week next week.  From Nov. 13 to 18, the city will cover all adoption fees for residents

Cali, left, and Zeus, dressed in their costumes join the dozens of dogs in Woodlands Halloween Costume Dog Parade held for Woodlands Community residents in Valencia on Saturday. Attendees were asked to bring dog food, treats and toys to be donated to Community Effort Animal Rescue. 102823. Dan Watson/The Signal

Woodlands Community holds dog costume parade

The Woodlands Community in Valencia held a costume dog parade on Saturday where residents were able to show off the costumes they had picked out for their dogs. Chihuahua, Cheddar,

Cancer Society’s Bark for Life had dozens of furry friends dressed up in a wide range of costumes on Sunday at Canyon Country Community Center celebrating canine companions. Katherine Quezada/ The Signal

‘Bark for Life’ aims to collar cancer

The American Cancer Society held its “Bark for Life” fundraiser at Canyon Country Community Center on Sunday, featuring booths and competitions for dogs and their owners alike, focused on honoring

Portrait of Oakley McQueen, who will be competing in the Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals on Saturday, July 15, 2023. Habeba Mostafa/ The Signal

Wiener dog representing Santa Clarita in race 

Watch out, Wienerschnitzel, there’s a new hot dog in town.   Oakley McQueen Vanderhorst, or rather McWien (McWeen?), is a 10-month-old mini dachshund who takes his name after his inspiration, Disney’s