Tag: pets

Don’t Leave Your Pets in the Backyard

Stuart Watkins Monday morning about 1:30 a.m., hearing a ruckus in our backyard area, I slipped on my shoes, grabbed a flashlight, and took out my pistol. Thinking this might have been coyotes attacking my neighbor’s dog, I wanted to find out what was going on. Lighting up my neighbor’s backyard with my flashlight and seeing…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

Photo by Bob Koblewski.

Save the Date for Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon Carole Rossof Please save the date! Wednesday, June 3 and Thursday, June 4, are the dates for SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network’s annual luncheon and fashion show. Due to the success of last year, Calle Rose will be returning with her wonderful line of clothing and accessories,…

SaddleBrooke Dog Park Elects New Board

New board members front (left to right): Treasurer Al Goldberg; President Susan Williams; Secretary Leslie Hawkins; PR Director Diane Aaron. Back row: Vice President Nadine McAfee; C. Wentzel; Safety Director Bonnie Buntain, DVM; Web Manager Bud Alexander; and Membership Director Ron Luning. Photo by Bob Bolewski.

Diane Aaron Susan Williams was unanimously elected president of the SaddleBrooke Dog Park at its annual meeting on Feb. 6. She replaces Kathleen Dunbar, who served as president for three years and was honored at the meeting for her numerous contributions to the park. Also elected were Nadine McAfee, vice president; Al Goldberg, treasurer; and…

Standing in Support of Homeless Pets

Karyle Steele On Jan. 8, 2020, several pet rescue groups, shelter volunteers, members of the SB Pet Rescue Network board, and concerned SaddleBrooke residents attended the Pinal County Board of Supervisors Meeting in Florence. SaddleBrooke resident Mera Laureys, a volunteer at Pinal County Animal Care and Control (PCACC) and liaison for SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network,…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

Help Us Recycle Prescription Doris Tassin Another successful task that was started by the SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network quite a few years ago was the collecting of clean, empty pill bottles or prescription containers. The collection first took place at the dog park, but for the last few years, we have had two collection sites…

Thank You, Wags and Walkers volunteers!

Wags and Walkers volunteers

Marcia Vernon Thank you to the Wags and Walkers volunteers for all your support at this year’s I Don’t Want It Sale. Your efforts on behalf of the pets at the Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) helped raise an amazing $4,400. Our success is due in large part to the efforts of this dedicated group of…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

Pick up first Friday of the month Karyle Steele The SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network works with Pima Animal Care Center, Pinal Animal Care Center, and several other rescue groups of homeless pets. We provide financial support for the medical needs and behavioral training of the pets to get them healthy and adopted. We have a…

Time to ‘Re-Member’ the Network

It’s that time of year again—time to renew your annual membership with SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network. If you are not a current member, consider joining now. All membership renewals and new memberships received from Nov. 1 to the end of the year will be valid through 2020. For $20 per year, you can help us continue our…

Halloween Pet Safety

First and foremost, your bowl of candy should be for trick-or-treaters, not for your pets. While your favorite Halloween pumpkin and decorative corn are relatively nontoxic, if ingested, they can cause gastrointestinal upset. If the piece eaten is too large, blockage could occur. So keep an eye on your favorite candy bowl and decorations. Here…

Pet Rescue fundraiser October 19

Marcia Vernon This is our biggest fundraiser for the benefit of homeless pets at Pima Animal Care Center (PACC). You can help by donating your clean, gently used pet and household items as well as small furniture. We are also collecting used jewelry, scarves, and purses for the sale. We will be accepting donations for…