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A parrot at Exotic Birds by Fran, 9215 Valley View St. in Cypress. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Caring for your pet bird: feeding your bird

Birds need more than just seed and water! Bird seed has limited nutrition, so you must supplement your bird’s diet with fresh fruits and vegetables. Birds that do not eat any fruits or vegetables must have powdered vitami...
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Scootin’ America roars into the OC on Wednesday, Jan. 21, in support of the American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund

Adam Sandoval and his dog, Scooter “Trash”, are on an epic journey (Scootin’ America) that is going to take them through all 48 lower states to visit 696 Harley-Davidson dealerships — all to raise awareness and funds fo...
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Companion dog still missing after stolen vehicle found

Editor’s note: see update below to original article. The Long Beach Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a stolen vehicle and a companion dog that was inside the vehicle at the time it was taken...
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Long Beach Animal Care Services succeeds in raising live-release rates, lowering intakes and euthanizations

Aggressive spay and neutering programs and new partnerships helped Long Beach Animal Care Services (ACS) significantly increase live release rates, and also realize all-time lows for the number of intakes and euthanized animals...
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Spread “Pizza on Earth” while helping to rescue pets

You can spread “Pizza on Earth” this holiday season and help Southern California SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza restaurants raise funds to help The Pet Rescue Center in Mission Viejo. The Pet Rescue Center is a temporary sanctuary ...
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EnFuso branches out

I will confess to being a big fan of enFuso’s hand-crafted Capay Valley flavored olive oils and balsamic vinegar reductions since first trying their products two years ago at Wings, Wheels, Rotors and Expo. This morning, I ha...
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Consider benefits of pet adoption during October, National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

There’s a reason that they say dog is man’s best friend. Having a pet, not limited to dogs, is something that everyone should experience at some point in their life. Pets can be calming, mood lifting, empathetic, an...
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Long Beach Police Officer shoots pit bull loosed by sexual assault suspect

On Aug. 29, 2014, at approximately 10:35 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to the San Gabriel Riverbed near Pacific Coast Highway to investigate a report of a sexual assault that occurred to a 40-year-old female from Seal Beach...
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SEAACA to hold pet care/vaccination clinic in Buena Park

On Sunday, September 21, the Southeast Area Animal Control Authority (SEAACA) in cooperation with The Lucy Pet Foundation will conduct a Pet Care Fair & Vaccination Clinic. This event is being held at the Ehler’s Com...
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Seal Beach cautions against coyotes

Over the past several years, coyote sightings have become more common within the City of Seal Beach. Although statistics show attacks on humans are extremely rare, it is always a good idea to regularly remind the residents of o...
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Support shelter animals at SBACC’s Wag ‘n’ Walk

Going for a walk? Walk your canine pal through Seal Beach to benefit shelter animals. Seal Beach Animal Care Center’s 19th Annual Wag ‘n’ Walk will be held on Saturday, September 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at t...
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Mr Schnitzel wins wiener crazy eights at Los Alamitos Race Course

It was a night of crazy eights during the 19th running of the Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals, as four of the 10 trial winners on the night won from starting post number eight on Saturday at Los Alamitos Race Course. The winni...
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Anaheim Police K-9 monuments gain monetary support of hotel industry

The City of Anaheim announced the Anaheim/Orange County Hotel Industry has committed an initial contribution of $25,000 for Police K9 monuments to be placed at Anaheim’s future La Palma and Olive Hills dog parks. The Anaheim ...
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Guinea pig friends unite! The annual SoCal Pignic features fun for the whole family

Come join us as we celebrate piggies and piggy people at the Annual SoCal Pignic! Attend our Pignic with your guinea pigs! The Pignic will be held Sunday, August 10, 2014, from noon to 4 p.m. at Irvine Animal Care Center, 6443 ...
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