Pets

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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 blue eyes, the now fully grown hoofed mammal won over the heart of a child participating in a Future Farms of America program designed to teach children about animal agriculture.

City announces 2 new local arts exhibits

News release  The city of Santa Clarita’s Arts division invites individuals of all ages to explore the newest art exhibitions in the community. Each exhibit is free and open to the public for enjoyment

Bruin chases after life

Tatiana and Greg Ozhekim lovingly refer to their 3-year-old German shepherd, Bruin, as their flying squirrel dog — and they aren’t kidding. The pup was given the moniker after surviving

Valencia Acura to host pet adoption event

Valencia Acura, in partnership with the Los Angeles County Castaic Animal Care Center, is hosting a pet adoption event at the dealership Saturday. This is scheduled to be the first

October days for the dogs

Each and every day, our pups shower us with unconditional love and attention, truly embodying the phrase “man’s best friend,” as they wag their tails each and every time we

Two canine illnesses on rise in L.A. County

Los Angeles County Department of Veterinary Public Health officials are urging pet owners to vaccinate their dogs after reports that leptospirosis and canine influenza are spreading across the county. Leptospirosis

An entrepreneur’s tail

It was about seven years ago that Terra DiSpirito realized the need to raise funds to help the animals get medical treatment or find permanent homes when she began volunteering

Animal shelters to offer discounted adoptions

In an effort to “Clear the Shelters,” all of the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control’s animal care centers are set to offer discounted adoptions through September,

SCV residents raise funds for dog’s treatment

After spending the past three years helping her daughter fight a rare disease affecting her ability to walk, the last thing Santa Clarita Valley resident Lisa Burke expected was to