Animals

Photo of Puppy raiser for Guide Dogs of America Lexie Dreyfuss and her 6 month old Labrador Retriever Hathi

Exhibit Explores Keen Senses, Abilities of Man’s Best Friend

LOS ANGELES — Did people domesticate dogs or was it the other way around? And why do these two species seem to think so much alike, act so much alike and get along so well? "It's really not about just dogs and science. It's really about how dogs and humans ...

Halo Cafe Feeds Pets in Need and Nourishes Family Bonds

"No one should have to choose between feeding their pets...or feeding themselves." That's the mission statement behind Halo Cafe, a unique food pantry concept. Jennifer Quinn-Yovino formed the nonprofit to help struggling individuals and families feed th...

Will Supervisors Give OK to New Animal Shelter West of 99?

Fresno Humane Animal Services wants to build a new $6 million shelter and animal hospital. It has the land. It has preliminary approvals. It is fundraising to build a first-rate operation. But some residents are against the four-acre facility, which is prop...

How to Keep Your Pet Safe on Fourth of July

Although it's a day of loud and joyful celebration for the human species, Independence Day is notoriously traumatizing for many pets. "The Fourth of July is probably the hardest holiday for all the pets in the community," says Devon Prendergast, Community R...