When our very, very special Tux died unexpectedly from a heart attack, I was devastated. Tux had come into our lives when we rescued him and his litter mates from a fast-growing feral colony. We bottle-fed them and found his brother and sisters adoptive families. Tuxie became our furry son.
Belmont Village CEO and Founder Patricia Will and team recently met with community members to share information about programs and services available at the senior living community, slated to open soon in Calabasas. Belmont Village communities offer residents chef-prepared meals, housekeeping, transportation, social activities, and support from a well-trained staff.
After years of effort, a Pacific Palisades Dog Park Working Group was formed, headed by representatives from LA Recreation & Parks, Councilman Mike Bonin’s office and local community members, to secure plans for a dog park near the corner of PCH and Temescal Canyon Road. This will be a safe off-leash, free range dog park with separate sections for large…
In addition to being loyal companions, dogs are now taken almost everywhere, from stores and sporting matches to restaurants. These eateries will warmly welcome you and the four-legged members of your family.
Found in a shelter with a severely damaged eye, Pirate the cat was given the very minimum dose of painkillers while waiting to be euthanized. But when The Little Angels Project heard about Pirate’s plight, he was pulled from the shelter and given the veterinary care he needed—ultimately saving his life.
The Sam Simon Foundation in Malibu rescues dogs from animal shelters and professionally trains them to become assistance dogs for people who are deaf or hard of hearing—as well as PTSD service dogs for veterans.
Anniversaries are special occasions often celebrated with champagne and regarded as a time to reflect on the past and as an opportunity to plan for the future. This anniversary makes for a delightful reflection on the recent past, and if I can be persuasive, presents a golden opportunity to motivate a constructive view of the future.