• Cat

    Recovered cat up for adoption from San Diego Humane Society –

    SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The San Diego Humane Society will celebrate International Cat Day Sunday with a story about a cat named Solace, a cancer survivor who is ready to find her forever home. Solace has been at the society’s San Diego campus since June 23, according to Nina Thompson of the SDHS. She was brought in by someone who found her in the Otay Mesa West neighborhood of San Diego in rough shape, without a collar and no microchip. Veterinarians at the Pilar & Chuck Bahde Center for Shelter Medicine diagnosed Solace with a type of skin cancer that is more common in light-haired cats who have spent a…

  • Animal Care

    It’s a loving and furry day at San Diego’s busiest animal shelter

    The Humane Society offers pandemic pet tips to animal owners who missed veterinarian appointments. SAN DIEGO — Millions of Americans adopted pets during the pandemic and now it’s time to take care of those animals.  In this Zevely Zone, I visited the San Diego Humane Society for some friendly tips from some friendly people. The San Diego Humane Society wants to say, “Welcome Back.” After more than a year of appointment-only services, they are once again open to the public for people to walk in and adopt a pet. I visited the busiest animal shelter in the county in Morena where veterinarians perform surgeries every eight minutes.  “This is Mr.…

  • Dog

    San Antonio dog owner shares tearful reunion with lab who went missing 10 years ago

    SAN ANTONIO – It’s a new beginning for a San Antonio dog owner and his labrador after being reunited for the first time in 10 years. Animal Care Services reconnected them Wednesday after Samson, the lab, went into their care last month, along with six other dogs. “Samson went missing a decade ago and it broke his family’s hearts,” ACS said in a statement on social media. “They did everything they could to find him, but never did. Still, they never forgot him.” Samson was in bad shape when he arrived at ACS, according to staff members. He was dirty, covered in fleas, but it wasn’t until the animal shelter…

  • Pets News

    Andy’s Pet Shop makes another move in San Jose

    Drivers headed through downtown San Jose to Highway 87 may have noticed something alarming recently: Andy’s Pet Shop on Notre Dame Avenue is locked up and emptied out. Fear not, though, as the beloved institution, which first opened on The Alameda in 1950, has simply changed locations again after about a decade downtown. Known for its iconic neon sign featuring a red-yellow-and-blue macaw, Andy’s has left its roost at 51 Notre Dame Ave.– slated to become a mixed-use tower project called the Carlysle — and landed at 429 South Bascom Ave., near West San Carlos Street. Lissa Shoun and her husband, Eric Bong, took over Andy’s in 2007 and moved…

  • Animal Care

    San Antonio Animal Care Services Seeking Adopters And Fosters As Litters Boom

    San Antonio’s Animal Care Services is urgently seeking adopters and fosters following a dog and car litter boom during the coronavirus pandemic. ACS public relations manager Lisa Norwood said many animal clinics closed or were partially closed during the pandemic and were unable to spay and neuter pets. “You see a lot of animals that would have been sterilized during the course of the past year that were not and unfortunately unsterilized means a lot of unwanted litters,” said Norwood. In late May, the ACS reported close to 200 cats and kittens were already in foster care and dozens of others are waiting for adoption at the shelter. Adopted pets…

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