Nov 022014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Loaves & Fishes and VCA Animal Hospitals are kicking off a winter pet care driver designed to help the pets of homeless people. Consider donating pet sweaters, collars, leashes, carriers, blankets or toys. Among the collection sites are VCA Westside Animal Hospital, 1550 Jefferson Blvd. in West Sacramento (916-371-8900). Copyright News-Ledger [...]

Sep 092013
 
'Cats 101': a dog person brushes up

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 28, 2013 – Over the years I have written numerous columns about dogs. I have talked at great length about my own beloved Cocker Spaniel, Mikey, including a column about the terrible day I had to finally put him to sleep. I also wrote a little series of columns about [...]

May 302013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 30, 2013 – “West Sacramento Neighborhood Dog Days” is coming to West Sacramento on Sunday, June 2. A bunch of free help is available to dog owners. Bring your dog in for free rabies & puppy shots, vouchers for spaying & neutering, free collars and leashes, free veterinary exams and ID [...]

Dec 182012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — DEC 19, 2012 – Yolo County Sheriff’s Deputies shot two dogs that “charged the deputies” during a probation search at an Antelope Street house in Woodland on Monday at about 9:20 a.m . According to Sgt. Lance Faille of the sheriff’s department, deputies conducted a probation search of the home of Shane [...]

Aug 312011
 
Pooches in the pool

NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT. 7, 2011 – More images of the action below –  PHOTOS BY PETER FOLKS Subscribe to the News-Ledger & support local journalism! Copyright News-Ledger 2011  

Jun 152011
 
Police dogs to compete in West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER JUNE 15, 2011 By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento police dogs “Zar” and “Chance” will have a chance to show off their skills in competition on Saturday, and you’re invited to watch. West Sacramento K-9 officer Roger Kinney (Zar’s partner) is chief organizer of the “2011 Lawdogs Challenge,” to be held [...]