Adoption tips for your new furry friends in quarantine
Renee Focht, a volunteer at the Castaic Animal Care Center, poses with a pup at the center, where she is still volunteering amid the current health crisis, though they are only doing so one at a time and abiding by the public health guidelines. Courtesy of the Castaic Animal Care Center

Adoption tips for your new furry friends in quarantine

Iman Solmonpoor had been thinking of adopting a dog before the coronavirus pandemic, and says the stay-at-home directive gave him the perfect opportunity. “I was looking at adopting a dog…

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How to protect dogs from Lyme disease
Keep the lawn trimmed to make it less hospitable to ticks that transmit Lyme disease.

How to protect dogs from Lyme disease

Lyme disease is a potentially dangerous condition transmitted by the passing of bacteria from deer ticks to their unsuspecting hosts. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Lyme disease…

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A growing devotion to the doodle mix
Luna is a four-month-old Labradoodle owned by of Canyon Country. Bobby Block / The Signal.

A growing devotion to the doodle mix

Because of its fluffy coat, affectionate personality and intelligence, doodle mixes have become the latest crossbreed craze.  Doodle mixes are a cross between the traditional poodle and another breed, such…

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