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Boosting pet safety at boarding facilities

As a local group continues pushing for higher safety standards at pet boarding facilities in Monterey, a state bill with similar goals is moving forward.

Dogs rescued from South Korean meat farm recovering in Santa Cruz

Dogs rescued from South Korean meat farm recovering in Santa Cruz

According to Humane Society International, these 171 dogs are part of the final 250 dogs and puppies rescued from a dog meat farm in Wonju. 


Monterey explores regulations for pet boarding facilities after last year's deadly fire

Fifteen dogs lost their lives last summer after a devastating fire inside the Home Away From Home pet spa in Monterey.

Renting with pets on the Central Coast

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Top three things you can do to help score a rental...with a pet

Some cities on the central coast are often said to be the most dog-friendly places in the country.  That only seems to be true if dog-owners are buying and not renting their living space.

Distemper spikes in Santa Cruz raccoons

The Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter is advising pet-owners to vaccinate their animals after a spike in raccoon distemper cases.

Seabirds being affected by El Niño

El Nino storms aren't just affecting humans, but wildlife as well. Some of our local sea birds are facing new challenges this year as El Nino-related storms continue to pound the Central Coast.

SPECIAL REPORT: Dog safety at off-leash parks

How to make sure your dog stays safe in public areas

Salinas residents weigh in on new and proposed dog parks

"Something positive to Salinas is what we want, so that's why we're here," said Marcus Medina, Salinas resident and dog owner.

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