Woodmere Paw Park will be closed for maintenance on Tuesday morning, 9/30/14. County workers will be putting down new mulch and doing general maintenance. Please visit the park after 1:00 pm.
Kristen Collins is the Director of Anti-Cruelty Behavior Services for ASPCA. Ms. Collins’ work with the ACBT focuses on the evaluation and proper placement of animals seized in dog fighting, puppy mill and hoarding cases. Through specialized behavior assessments, the team gathers information to ensure the best outcome for victims of animal cruelty and provide [...]
Meet Buckeye – your adoptable dog of the week, Sarasota. This handsome boy was brought to Satchel’s Last Resort after his previous owner lost their home and fell on hard economic times. He loved his family dearly and it took him a long time to recover from his loss. He would love to have a forever [...]
New Yoga Book Brings New Meaning to Downward Facing DOG- BARKING BUDDHA
Bring Your Dog to Yoga…or Bring Yoga to Your Dog
Massage therapist, yoga and doga instructor, Brenda Bryan has a mission– to “relax the world, one dog at a time.” With her new book, Barking Buddha: Simple Soul Stretches for Yogi and Dogi, Bryan is taking her Seattle-based “doga” classroom on the road, with a series of Hatha yoga poses incorporating canine companions into the mix.
My dog has a smelly discharge from her ear – causes and treatment? Ah! This is a loaded question! Bacteria overgrowth/infection or yeast overgrowth/infection (candida) can cause smelly ears. Yeast usually has a sweet smell – don’t ask, but this is our way of being a P.I. of disease: we smell, look, touch, but we [...]
By Dr. Sue Nielsen With the encouragement of Friends of the Paw Parks, Sarasota County Parks and Recreation have made some very nice improvements to two of our paw parks – Arlington and Lakeview. At Arlington, the need for shade is a prominent issue and recently two good sized trees were planted in the middle [...]
The Unity Church will hold the first local interfaith outdoor service for pet lovers on September 28th, 2014 at 1:10 pm on their grounds at 3023 Proctor Road. The service will be held in conjunction with the Unity’s Annual Pet Blessing event. Participants are encouraged to bring well-behaved leashed dogs, and other pets for this [...]