Tag: pets

Obedience classes offered at the dog park

Diane Aaron If you are interested in Obedience Training for your dogs(s), the SaddleBrooke Dog Park offers classes in Riley’s Place for all SaddleBrooke residents. We offer beginning, intermediate and advanced classes. This spring/summer we will be offering agility. Jeremy Brown, owner of The Complete Canine, is the instructor. We have had over 32 SaddleBrooke…

The power of emotional bonds with your dog

“Did you know that your dog will mirror your emotions,” says Kathleen Dunbar, president of the SaddleBrooke Dog Park. “We always hear the old saying about how your dog looks like you or vice versa, but now we know that it’s really emotions they emulate.” To illustrate that point, the SaddleBrooke Dog Park will present…

Valley Fever: the truth, the myths and the future

The SaddleBrooke Dog Park is honored to present Christine D. Butkiewicz, DVM MPH MLIS, Valley Fever Center for Excellence, University of Arizona for a presentation on Valley Fever. “You do not have to be a Dog Park member to attend,” said Kathleen Dunbar, SaddleBrooke Dog Park President. “The Dog Park’s vision is to be a…

Pet of the Month

Beethoven will play music to your heart Carole Rossof Meet Beethoven, an eight-year-old, three-legged mixed breed male. Is there anyone out there who would open up their heart and home to this sweet and well-behaved boy? He was just a puppy when he ran out into the street and was hit by a car. His…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

Monthly pickup Karyle Steele The Network works with Pima Animal Care Center, Pinal Animal Care Center and several 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 monthly pick-up service. Items we can take: Clean towels,…

New dog at the Ranch

Carole Rossof Please welcome Koda to the Meehan family at SaddleBrooke Ranch. He’s a five-month-old terrier mix with lots of energy, keeping Tricia and Michael on their toes. The Meehans made an inquiry to SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network about adopting a dog the week before Christmas. After SPRN received all specifics of what they were…

Welcome home, Jasper

Linda Morsani After a difficult year administering to the needs of their sweet dog, Lola, Rick and Kaye were ready to fill the void in their hearts and home when Lola left. The house was “way too quiet and lonely” without a dog to order them about. With the help of the SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue…

Gracie wins a quilt

Diane Aaron Sandy and Bob Bulakowski were the official grand winners of a special Dog Park quilt made by Kelly Rospond, but it turns out the real winner was Gracie, their mini Aussie Shepherd. Trudy Rossi, chairperson of the fundraising event, said it was especially fitting that the Bulakowskis won as Bob was the very…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue is changing

Carole Rossof We started our pet rescue efforts in 2011 and have moved forward with helping hundreds of pets find their forever homes, volunteered thousands of hours at local shelters and rescues and have donated tons of items to rescue groups, Pima Animal Care Center, San Carlos Indian Reservation and Cody’s Friends. We have also…