Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

FALLBROOK – Kai and Zoe are adult German Shepherds who are very sweet and loving. They are wonderful on walks together and just need a home with love and plenty of exercise. They are available for adoption at the Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary which needs dog walkers and people to help clean the cats’ litter boxes, […]

K9 Guardians: Surrounding Wounded Warriors with support

K9 Guardians: Surrounding Wounded Warriors with support

The Veterans Administration (VA) has announced that 22 veterans commit suicide every day. That’s 8,030 veterans every year, which is more than double the rate for the general population. With this ongoing epidemic impacting so many lives, it has become clear that something must be done to aid these individuals, and one non-profit has begun […]

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

FALLBROOK – Marvin is a senior male miniature pincher. Date of birth around 2004. He is black and brown and gets along with other dogs as well cats. He is also good with children and very easy on a leash. He was found roaming around the streets and was wearing a woolen vest but was […]

Pets of the Week – Willie and Milo

Pets of the Week – Willie and Milo

FALLBROOK – Willie is a small, male Chihuahua mix, light brown in color. He is neutered and microchipped and up-to-date on shots. He is good with kids and other dogs. He has a docked tail. A couple hit him with their car and brought him to the sanctuary. He is a very low-energy dog, very […]

Pet of the week

Pet of the week

Harley, an American bulldog/pit bull, is now up for adoption. He was found a couple of months ago in the De Luz area, skin over bones and no able to stand up. He had to be hospitalized for awhile before he could be transferred to the Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary. It looked like he had been […]

Pet of the Week

FALLBROOK – Rocky is a small Chihuahua-mix male dog that was dumped in a cardboard box outside the Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary. Already neutered and micro-chipped, he is good with other dogs and needs a good home. The sanctuary needs more volunteers to walk the dogs and clean litter boxes. To volunteer or to find a […]

‘Bark in the Park’ March 21 benefits Live Oak Dog Park

Local dog owners and enthusiasts will have an opportunity to celebrate the opening of the Live Oak Dog Park on Saturday, March 21 at ‘Bark in the Park,’ designed to support the new facility. Organizers said registration will open at 8:30 a.m. at the event and then follow with a community dog walk. “We will […]

Abandoned pit bull ‘Harley’ receives love in Fallbrook

When Lanya Harrell caught site of an emaciated pit bull on Harris Trail in De Luz, she dropped everything to help. “He was defeated, ready to give up.” Harrell talked about finding the pup and the emotional experience that followed, saying, “I had to lift him into the car. He was skin and bones; his teeth were worn down to nothing.”

Coping with the loss of a pet

Coping with the loss of a pet

FALLBROOK – The strong bonds many people share with their pets can make the death of those pets, be it sudden or expected, difficult to handle. It’s not uncommon to be traumatized when a pet dies, and such grief may be influenced by the pet’s age at the time of its death, the circumstances surrounding […]

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