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Great News for Shelter Animals in San Diego

  This announcement was just made by the San Diego Humane Society in their volunteer newsletter.


"Today, the San Diego Animal Welfare Coalition* (SDAWC) is proud to announce, as of July 1, no healthy or treatable animal entering any coalition shelter in San Diego County will be euthanized!

This is the first time in our county's history that no treatable animal will be in danger of being unnecessarily euthanized - making San Diego one of the pet-safest communities in the nation.

Completed Half Marathon

I am happy to announce I completed the San Diego Rock n Roll Half Marathon this am. in record time. My record that is. My goal was 3:21 and I did it in 3:03. yeah!
I want to thank all of my friends and clients who cheered me on and especially those who contributed to Canine Cancer Research on my behalf. I raised about $500.00! Awesome!

Thank you also to my canine pals who helped me to train particularly Rudder and Gomer; both who live on hills and gave me lots of hill training experience over the past few months. It was a great experience and I look forward to perhaps more participation in this over the next year or so.

May is Pet Cancer Awareness Month

 Did you know that 1 in 4 dogs and cats are diagnosed with cancer and that cancer accounts for 50% of all disease-related deaths each year. 1 out of 2 dogs over the age of 10 die from some form of cancer. The prevalence of this illness is horrifying and as pet parents we need to do everything we can to protect our pets by keeping informed. Find out what the causes and signs of feline and canine cancer are and examine your pet regularly. If you see any of the symptoms, get your cat or dog to the vet and have them checked.

National Puppy Day

  Today, March 23, has been designated as National Puppy Day. The purpose is to bring awareness to the public that there are thousands of puppies waiting in shelters and rescue groups as well as foster homes to be adopted into their forever homes.

If you have been thinking about getting a puppy, today is a good day to look into it. Make sure you do your due diligence. Puppies are incredibly adorable and can steal your heart very quickly. But they are also a huge responsibility. Make sure you understand the time and patience commitment involved in potty training, behavior training and socializing your future furry kid.

Cornell Canine Health Center Website

  I was excited to read in the April issue of "Dog Watch", published by Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, that they are launching an exciting and informative new website in April. It is called the CCHC or Cornell Canine Health Center.

The CCHC is described as "a network of Cornell scientists and clinicians working to improve the health of dogs. The website will be a resource for owners, veterinarians and breeders seeking  up-to-date canine health and behavior information".
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