Pets

Guide Dogs of the Desert held its 7th annual Heroes Brunch

Guide Dogs of the Desert held its 7th annual Heroes Brunch

Guide Dogs of the Desert held its 7th annual Heroes Brunch at the Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort and Spa on December 7th. The event honored Dusty Wings of the Desert for their long standing support of Guide Dogs. Arriving guests could have their photo taken with one of the many guide dogs that were […]

DHS City Council proclamation

DHS City Council proclamation

The City Council met for its regular meeting on October 1, 2013 at the Carl May Center. Fire Chief Pat Tomlinson talked about fire prevention, and was given a proclamation by Mayor Yvonne Parks naming October as “Fire Prevention Month in Desert Hot Springs.” The late Jack Becker was honored with a proclamation naming the […]

Government plans to euthanize hundreds of threatened desert tortoises it was supposed to protect

Government plans to euthanize hundreds of threatened desert tortoises it was supposed to protect

Federal funds for a Nevada-based desert tortoise conservation center are running dry and wildlife officials plan to close the facility and euthanize hundreds of tortoises that were once classified as “endangered” and are currently considered “threatened.” The desert tortoise can be found in the southwestern United States, but its population has been dwindling. In some […]

“HOT WEATHER KILLS – HEAT ALERT”

“HOT WEATHER KILLS – HEAT ALERT”

In response to this summer’s severe heat conditions, the Community Action Partnership of Riverside County, Riverside County Department of Public Health, Riverside County Fire Department, Community Connect (2-1-1) and American Red Cross have partnered to open Cool Centers countywide to provide a safe, cool place for individuals to escape the high heat temperatures during the […]

Hear Ye, Hear Ye, AnSams’ Annual Meeting is May 8

Hear Ye, Hear Ye, AnSams’ Annual Meeting is May 8

Animal Samaritans is pleased to hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, May 8, at our state-of-the-art veterinary clinic on the Animal Campus in Thousand Palms. 72-120 Pet Land Place. The meeting is open to all members of Animal Samaritans. All animal loving non-members who would like to attend are invited to become members at the […]

Scout’s Honor, We’ve Got Badge!

Scout’s Honor, We’ve Got Badge!

Animal Samaritans’ Humane Educators now provide educational classes for Girl Scouts at our no-kill animal shelter in Thousand Palms. The girls tour the shelter, interact with the animals, and learn how to be safe around animals and be the best, most responsible pet owners in the desert. “We’re teaching responsible and caring pet ownership,” explains […]

Recovered and Ready for Adoption

Recovered and Ready for Adoption

Capone, the two year-old bait dog rescued by Animal Samaritans in February, celebrated his adoption day party on April 12. Beth Gruff, Owner and Medical Director of It’s the Pits Animal Rescue in San Diego, had been fostering Capone since early March. Now that’s he’s available, there’s no shortage of adopters. In fact, the hard part will not […]

PETA mad about bombing Guam with dead mice

PETA mad about bombing Guam with dead mice

The US government’s plan to bomb Guam with poisoned dead mice has sparked outrage among animal rights activists who have referred to the plan as a “clumsy dangerous massacre” of the snakes that have made their home on the island. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), a Virginia-based animal rights organization, has condemned […]

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