The late Pat Derby, the founder of the Performing Animal Welfare Society, will be honored Wednesday by the Los Angeles City Council. Derby, who died in February, was a one-time movie and television animal trainer (she worked with Lassie and Flipper) who in later life became an animal advocate. She spent much of her time [...]
Also posted in San Andreas
About a month ago, I saw a gray blur go into a hole under my back fence. I shouted some bad words because I assumed, incorrectly it turned out, that the gray blur was a cat. There are a number of feral cats in my neighborhood. They leave unwanted gifts in my yard and landscaping. [...]
Four lions freed from a Bolivian circus arrived at the Ark2000 refuge not far from San Andreas on Friday. Click here to read more about the lions; the video below is by Judi Sanders, editing by Ian Hill.
Today I got an email from Joyce Techel, who has a business in the Valley Springs area that provides grooming and boarding services for pets. Joyce is also involved in trying to humanely care for the population of unwanted animals born here because of strays and because many owners fail to neuter their pets. She [...]