The Signal Tribune newspaper

City of Long Beach has several dog parks, but users should be mindful of their rules

April 11, 2014

Filed under animals, Pamper Your Pet

Long Beach has several facilities for residents to exercise their dogs off-leash. Most facilities feature spaces for both large and small dogs, benches for owners, free doggie waste bags and water fountains. Double entrance and...

Pet-adoption event to include free microchipping, vendors

April 11, 2014

Filed under animals, Pamper Your Pet

The local pet-information website The Pet Post will host a “Second Chance" pet-adoption event on Sunday, April 13. from 10am to 3pm at Good Neighbor Park, 2800 N. Studebaker Rd. Animal Care Services will provide free pet microchipping...

A story of some dedicated people and 3,000 greyhounds

June 10, 2011

Filed under animals, Pets

Many of us have read or heard about the fate of ex-racing greyhounds. This is not that story, but rather the story of some dedicated people who decided to do something about these wonderful and loving dogs. This is their ...

After reforming operations at Animal Care Services, Keisler promoted to Parks and Rec bureau manager

June 10, 2011

Filed under animals, Pets

By Steven Piper Staff Writer John Keisler, who has worked as manager at Long Beach Animal Care Services (ACS) since 2008, was recently promoted to business operations bureau manager for the Parks, Recreation and Marine Department....

LaunderPet buys Wags to Whiskers grooming business in Los Altos

June 10, 2011

Filed under animals, Pets

LaunderPet is now the owner of Wags to Whiskers Pet Grooming in Los Altos. Dara Samson, who founded Wags to Whiskers Pet Grooming 12 years ago, sold her award-winning grooming business to LaunderPet so she can focus on hotbows.com, her other successful and rapidly growing business. Read More ...

Microchipping 101: The basics of reuniting pets with their owners

April 1, 2011

Filed under animals, Pets

The microchip identification system has been reuniting lost pets with owners for more than 20 years. Read More »...

New dog daycare business opening its doors in SH

April 1, 2011

Filed under animals, Pets

Bark! Bark! Daycare & Grooming, specializing in off-leash doggie daycare, grooming and training, will host its grand opening on Saturday April 2 from 10am to 5pm at 2655 St. Louis Ave. in Signal Hill. Read More »...

Some thoughts about keeping reptiles as pets

April 1, 2011

Filed under animals, Pets

By Stephen Strichart Associate Publisher Recently I read about a family whose baby was diagnosed with salmonella. Read More »...

New LB dog- and cat-training businesses opening Monday

April 1, 2011

Filed under animals, Pets

The Perfect Paws for Puppy and Dog training and The Purrfect Paws for Kitten and Cat training have just launched in the Long Beach area.  Read More »...

Terrier’s race against clock to beat closing garage door among unusual pet-insurance claims

April 1, 2011

Filed under animals, Pets

Keryn Anderson called it her Jack Russell terrier's “Indiana Jones" moment. The 15-year-old dog's attempt to run under a closing garage door, however, didn't have an action hero ending. Read More »...

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