Dog Safety & Recovery Tips

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Loose Dog? Don’t chase! Stop, Drop and Lie Down

This is copied from Have you ever had a dog escape your arms or car or home? What is the first thing you do? If you’re like most people, you chase after them. They run and then you run. It seems almost instinctual, doesn’t it? I’ve come to believe that it REALLY IS INSTINCT that takes over when we chase after our loose dog(s). It’s not just something we do when … [Read more...]

Coyote Expert Offers Advice

Applies to both cats & dogs! From an interview with Carol Cartaino, author of The Myths and Truths About Coyotes: What You Need to Know About America’s Most Misunderstood Predator, with Catnip Magazine, by Dusty Rainbolt: Q: As humans encroach into coyote territory, you’d think coyotes would be struggling for food. Why is that not true anymore? Cartaino: Coyotes have successfully adapted to suburban living because they have so many food … [Read more...]

Thank You For Your Site

Received this wonderful email today & the sender gave me the ok to share it with all of you (Thank You, Bill!): "Lately I have been praying to find a resource like this. Then today I stumbled upon it via the CARL link. Throughout Ventura I often see so many flyers and postings for lost doggies. Keep up the wonderful work and pass on my gratitude to all the supporters and sponsors." Sincerely, Bill Solis – resident of Ventura … [Read more...]