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ON THE ROAD WITH LILLY!

By | June 26, 2012 at 11:06 pm | 1,127 comments

by Janet McAfee Dogs love to travel! If you own a dog, chances are he races to go with you whenever you gather up your car keys. Dogs are natural nomads, traveling in packs in the wild. They are curious creatures who love seeing new places and meeting new friends. ...

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PET PSYCHIC

By | June 19, 2012 at 10:10 pm | 1,602 comments

PET PSYCHIC, Cherie Vergini will be at Cosmopawlitan Café and Pet Boutique Saturday, June 30th 10am-3pm. Cherie is a gifted, skilled Pet Psychic and Clairvoyant. As a Pet Psychic or Animal Communicator, she uses her psychic gifts and healing talents to counsel pet owners on...

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SANDY MILLER, DOG TRAINER EXTRAORDINAIRE!

By | June 19, 2012 at 10:10 pm | 1,956 comments

Do you ever wish Sparkey would stop jumping up on your guests? Would you like your dog to do tricks like the dogs you see perform at competitions? Does your dog become anxious when you leave the house? Meet Sandy Miller, a Coachella Valley dog trainer who once trained dogs of...

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Author John Martel, Legal Thrillers & Rescue Dogs

By | June 5, 2012 at 9:08 pm | 1,401 comments

John Martel is a New York Times best selling author of legal thrillers who lives in Rancho Mirage with his wife Bonnie.  This well known American novelist is also a former trial attorney who brings realism and stunning insight to legal fiction.  His popular novel "Billy...

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By | May 30, 2012 at 8:19 pm | 2,044 comments

A safe haven for our birds is tucked away down a rural Indio street. The Coachella Valley Wild Bird Center is a nonprofit organization formed in 1986 to care for sick, injured, or orphaned native wild birds. The ultimate goal of the center is to rehabilitate and release the...

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Lucy’s Law, A Labor Of Love

By | May 24, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 1,324 comments

A recent column about Animal Law posed the question, "What happens if a groomer injures your pet?" This week's column examines a proposed law inspired by a little dog named Lucy relating to pet groomers. Most of the good folks who groom your dogs are professional, skilled...

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By | May 16, 2012 at 10:16 pm | 1,413 comments

What your pet would say to you if he could talk? Would you like to know what your pets are thinking? If you adopted a rescue pet, are you curious about his past? Would you like help adding an additional pet to your brood? What are your pets likes and dislikes? Cherie Vergini,...

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Animal law

By | May 9, 2012 at 10:22 pm | 2,238 comments

Animal law is a relatively new and dynamic field with developmnets occurring at a rapid pace. If you own an animal, whether livestock or a family pet, you may find yourself involved in a legal issue concerning that animal. Who gets custody of the family dog in the case of a...

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By | May 2, 2012 at 9:37 pm | 1,640 comments

You see these cute creatures run from under bushes in restaurant parking lots. You see them scurry across vacant fields. Sometimes you see mothers with kittens, wild eyed and frightened at the sight of people, living on their own amongst us. They are the feral cats, animals...

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FORGET-ME-NOT PEKE RESCUE

By | April 25, 2012 at 8:49 pm | No comments

Pekingese dogs or "Pekes" are commonly referred to as "lion dogs" due to their resemblance to Chinese guardian lions. They originated in China thousands of years ago, and were favored by the Chinese Imperial Court. They are one of the most exotic and distinctive of the toy...

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Calvin, Rescued with Minutes to Go

By | April 19, 2012 at 10:07 pm | No comments

Rescue dogs are the best dogs, loving, grateful, and wise having triumphed over adversity. There is also magic to some of their rescue stories, a strange sequence of events and timing that makes one think divine guidance is behind them. It was July 2, 2010, a Friday...

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TWO CATS ARE BETTER THAN ONE!

By | April 11, 2012 at 12:23 am | 392 comments

TWO CATS ARE BETTER THAN ONE!  HOW TO PROPERLY INTRODUCE A NEW CAT Jenny Smith was thinking about getting a second cat to join her household.  However, she was not so sure her 5-year-old cat Sweetie, pampered little queen of the household, would be pleased about a...

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Limousine Tours Make Pet Adoption an Adventure

By | April 4, 2012 at 11:54 pm | 481 comments

Limousine Tours Make Pet Adoption an Adventure   You may have seen a unique limousine cruising around Coachella Valley streets with a montage of dogs decorating the windows.  Folks in nearby cars do a double take, wondering what celebrities are behind the darkened...

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