Pets

Guide Dogs of the Desert

Guide Dogs of the Desert

Six client-dog pairs of graduates will cross the stage at 2:00 p.m. this Sunday, April 29 at Guide Dogs of the Desert, a guide dog breeding and training center in Whitewater, CA. Graduating on Sunday are Alicia Auger of Santa Ana, CA and her guide dog Adrian; Cecile Caggiano of Chino Hills, CA and her […]

Basic Dog Obedience Training

Basic Dog Obedience Training

A six-week Basic Dog Obedience Training class will begin March 9 at the Yucca Valley Community Center. This class will cover sit, down, stay, come, heal and leave it commands. The purpose of this class is to gain confidence as a dog handler and open the lines of communication with your dog. Classes will be […]

Feb. 18: 3rd Annual Men of the Desert

Feb. 18: 3rd Annual Men of the Desert

Date: Saturday, February 18 Time: 11am – 2pm Place: Hyatt Grand Champions, Indian Wells Program: Men’s Fashion Show from Mares For Men fashion in La Quinta Live entertainment featuring Broadway and TV star Donna Theadore, Austin Ray, Bonnie GIlgallon, Mara Getz & Richard Leibell Luncheon Reception & Vendors Live Auction & Opportunity Drawing Complimentary Parking […]

“Lucy’s Law” Will Protect Pets: Groomers Must Be Licensed

“Lucy’s Law” Will Protect Pets:  Groomers Must Be Licensed

There’s good news for pet owners and all who care about reducing animal cruelty; California State Senator Juan Vargas is introducing a new bill to protect animals: The Pet Groomer’s Bill, or SB 969. While most groomers are professional, experienced and diligent in their work, some take up the occupation without proper training in animal […]

Supplies Still Needed!

Supplies Still Needed!

Thanks to everyone who has responded and donated puppy formula and pet carriers! We are using every donation we’ve received! But we still need more items. With the growth of our pet foster program, we need more puppy formula to bottle feed newborn puppies. Unfortunately, cows milk is not healthy for infant dogs and cats. […]

She Rescues Animals in Danger….

She Rescues Animals in Danger….

Animal Samaritans is pleased to welcome Michelle Bergeron to it’s Adoption Alliance Program.  She is the new Adoption Alliance Rescue Coordinator and her primary job duty can be summarized in a sentence: I rescue adoptable dogs and cats from our public animal shelters. Michelle is working with animal rescue groups and fellow no-kill shelters across […]

Meet the Shoulder Cat: Kashmir

Meet the Shoulder Cat: Kashmir

Kashmir is arguably the most affectionate cat we have ever had at our shelter.  He thinks his proper place in life is on your shoulders. You can walk from room to room with him there. Meanwhile, he’ll purr in your ear the entire time. He likes to rub his cheek on your cheek too. While […]