pets

Bat tests positive for rabies in south Placer County

An injured bat tested positive for rabies, according to a news release issued Thursday. The Mexican Free-Tailed Bat, which is native to North America and abundant in Placer County ...

For the love of bunnies

As a foster mother to 16 rabbits in the last eight months, Makayla Middleton loves all bunnies equally. “I don’t choose favorites,” she says. She picks up a rab ...

Good dog, hard choice: Downturn puts pressure on Placer County pet owners

Economic hard times have put the squeeze on many pet owners. And while the idea of paying off a four-figure bill for a pet procedure or even putting food in the dog dish when a do ...

Take caution with pets, fireworks

It doesn’t have to be Independence Day for your pets to be frightened by fireworks. The Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, would like to remind pet owners ...