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Seal Beach Animal Care Center to sponsor “Back in Black” Month this April

It is a sad fact that wonderful black dogs and cats linger far too long in animal shelters, merely because their fur is the “wrong” color. Whether the reason is superstition or something else, it is heartbreaking to...
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Seal Beach Animal Care Center's St. "Catrick's" Day adoption event.

Seal Beach Animal Care Center celebrates St. Catrick’s Day with five-dollar felines!

On Saturday, March 14, the Seal Beach Animal Care Center will hold its fourth annual St. “Catrick’s” Day adoption event — the adoption fee for cats will be slashed to five dollars! This annual adoption e...
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Westminster man to be arraigned on animal abuse charges

A man is scheduled to be arraigned tomorrow on animal abuse charges for allowing his dog to become entangled in the backyard, causing the dog to chew a part of his own leg off. Samer Samir Ibrahim, 23, Westminster, is charged w...
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LB Animal Care urges community to take precautions to prevent spread of distemper

Long Beach Animal Care Services announced today that three raccoons in Long Beach have tested positive for distemper. Distemper poses no health risk to humans; however, Animal Care Services shares the following tips to help pre...
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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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