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Luis and Lois Hernandez’s Mr Schnitzel of Newbury Park. Courtesy photo.

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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Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals return to Los Alamitos Race Course on Saturday, July 19

The 19th running of the Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals will be held at Los Alamitos Race Course on Saturday, July 19, 2014, with proceeds to benefit the Seal Beach Animal Care Center. The Care Center is a non-profit group ded...
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Arm yourself for the battle of wits with urban coyotes

The Rossmoor Community Services District will host representatives of the California Department of Fish & Wildlife on Tuesday, July 8, at 7 p.m. at Rush Park Auditorium. The Fish & Game reps will give a live educational...
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RHA warns on coyotes, seeks information on sightings

Coyote activity is increasing in Rossmoor. Several sightings are being reported each week, and the sightings are occurring during daylight hours. One resident reported a coyote lying on a resident’s front lawn at 7 p.m. A...
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LBACS offers tips for July 4th to keep your pets safe this holiday

The Fourth of July can be a frightening time for animals, with the loud sounds of firecrackers and fireworks often sending pets scurrying out of the house or yard in search of security or shelter. Long Beach Animal Care Service...
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Long Beach Animal Care Services takes in dozens of cats from single vacant house

Long Beach Animal Care Services (ACS) is providing veterinarian care for several dozen cats that were removed from a vacant house. Most of the cats were sick, non-responsive or underweight. Approximately half of the cats were k...
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Sweetie Pie, a stray dog found in Cypress on Tuesday, June 3, 2014.

Stray dog found in Cypress

Somebody lost a sweetpie of a dog. As our daughter finished walking her dog this evening, a young dog bounded up to say hi. A collar, but no leash. Clean, but not acting starved. Neurtered. Obviously still young. Wonderful temp...
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Seal Beach PD issues reminder about regulations, restrictions for dogs in the city

Seal Beach city officials have seen an uptick in complaints regarding violations of the City’s municipal code by animal owners. Specifically, dogs on the beach, dogs on the pier, unleashed dogs, and adherence to sanitary stan...
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Teach your dog new tricks with Canine Games Agility Course

The following information was released by Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services. Looking for fun, exercise and quality time to spend with your canine companion? Check out “Canine Games Agility Course,” a new class ...
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Pet Tails: Love me, love my pet

According to a Chinese proverb, dogs have many friends because they wag their tails, not their tongues. When talking about pets that are treated with love and respect, famed Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan has often said that “dog...
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Lovable Labs keep their top spot on list of favorite dog breeds

The following information was released by the American Kennel Club. Local owners of Dachshunds (#10 on this year’s list) will want to watch for this year’s running of the Wiener Nationals at Los Alamitos Race Course, benefi...
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Pet Tails: Hug your pet for health and well-being

The following article was contributed by Robin Itzler and her husband Larry own Royal Care Pet Sitting, top notch pet sitting services since 1998. If you want to share your own pet experience, discuss a pet-related problem, or ...
by Robin Itzler