Tag: pets

Understanding loss and grief

Knowing what to say to someone who is grieving the loss of a pet: For many people, the first loss that they have experienced is the loss of a pet. If the griever happens to be a child, this experience can set the example for the way that they handle all future losses. If you…

Pet Rescue Group collects for I Don’t Want It sale

I Don’t Want It

Wags & Walkers, partners with the Pet Rescue Network and volunteers for Pima County Animal Care Center to socialize and adopt pets, will have space at the October I Don’t Want It sale. We’re collecting donations now—perfect for snowbirds that are cleaning the clutter prior to their summer departure. We’ll turn your gently used household,…

SaddleBrooke dogs and cats free to good homes

Delilah is a Calico female, declawed front, spayed and microchipped. She was rescued from a shelter but her family is allergic to her. She is a well mannered, middle aged (10 years old), lady who is calm and very sweet, though shy. Delilah likes to talk and loves her ears scratched. She doesn’t care for…

Dog parks: naughty or nice?

Susan Richards I remember the good old days when children and the family dog(s) left after breakfast on good weather days and didn’t return until it was suppertime. Now, however, dogs are limited to their leash, their yard or inside their home. The dog park concept, giving dogs an off-leash experience, originated in California in…

Dexter’s Place goes to the dogs

The Chia pet

On Halloween day the big happening of the year for our four legged friends took place in the SaddleBrooke Dog Park, Dexter’s Place. If you emanate sounds that go woof and like hard packed treats, then Dexter’s Place was the place to be. As Kathy Majer, who organized the event said, “It was the big…