He sits in a wheelchair with a sign that says “Could you spare a dollar for a homeless, disabled U.S. Navy vet?” The dog tags around his neck and military salute make it look official. And the scene of him sitting in the chair – playing tricks with his cat – certainly tugs at the heartstrings of passers-by who pony up money.
The 1-year-old Maltese mix had a warm homecoming in South Los Angeles Tuesday night – nearly a week after he was run over by a stolen vehicle suspect during a wild chase through the area last Wednesday.
Volunteers from the Bichon Rescue Brigade picked up Maverick from an Orange County shelter when he was scheduled to be put down after a July 3 collision left him with multiple fractures.
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control on Wednesday said there has been a large outbreak of the often-fatal virus with many cases centered in and near the Antelope Valley.
A Good Samaritan said she saw someone apparently toss an 8-week-old kitten out a car window while driving on the 60 Freeway Wednesday around 11 a.m.
An owner has been chosen for a kitten that survived a three-week voyage from Shanghai to Los Angeles without food or water.
Pet adoptions were up 25% last year, according to the SPCA – LA, but at the same time they’ve also taken in more animals because families have lost jobs and homes.
Keeping a healthy dog or cat starts with your pets having good dental hygiene. Remarkable high numbers show 80 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats show signs of oral disease by age three. […]
So Fluffy is sick and you need a place to take him? From housecalls to webcams and acupuncture, LA’s vets offer top-of-the-line care.
Meet Nate. He’s a Chihuahua mix that walks with the help of this cart after he was abused and his spine was broken.