Pets

Dog Day Out Has Begun!

Dog Day Out Has Begun!

Keep your eyes open for an adoptable dog on the town. This month Animal Samaritans is expanding its efforts to find homes for homeless dogs through its Doggy Day Out program.  Simply put, Doggy Day Out brings adoptable dogs into the community. Our volunteers walk an adoptable dog about town, showing him or her off […]

Dogs on the Run…way!

Dogs on the Run…way!

Please join us at the 3rd annual Men of the Desert fashion show! Men of the Desert is the only fashion show in the Valley to feature a cast of male models strutting down the runway…with dogs! Proceeds benefit Animal Samaritans’ animal shelter, adoption program, and Animal Care Fund. The Animal Care fund is a life-saving […]

Supplies Needed!

Supplies Needed!

With the growth of our pet foster program, we need more puppy formula to bottle feed newborn puppies. This winter, we continue to rescue unwanted puppies.  Unfortunately, cows milk is not healthy for infant dogs and cats.  Most pet stores carry kitten and puppy formula.We also need pet carriers to transport homeless dogs and cats […]

January 14: Adoption Event at Westfield

January 14:  Adoption Event at Westfield

Join Animal Samaritans at the Westfield Shoppingtown Mall in Palm Desert for the first adoption event of 2012.  Visit shelter dogs and puppies hoping to find a forever home. Date: Saturday, January 14 Time: 10am – 2pm Place: Westfield Shoppingtown Mall in Palm Desert–1st floor outside of Sears. Questions? Call Michelle 760.343.4271

Why does YOUR dog or cat make a great pet?

Why does YOUR dog or cat make a great pet?

My dog Scout is an incorrigible rascal. After years of good behavior, she insists on jumping onto the couch (and me) when I sit down. For the first four years of her life, the couch was off limits. However, recently my pet sitter had her sitting on the couch for three days straight; she said […]

Meet Ruby:

Meet Ruby:

Ruby needs our help.  This sweet, gentle, boxer needs surgery for an ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) injury. Sadly, at public shelters animals with injuries such as hers are not always saved due to the veterinary cost involved in helping them. But Ruby’s now safe with Animal Samaritans and awaiting her surgery… after that?  Adoption to […]

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Pet Owners

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Pet Owners

1.  I will have my pet microchipped. This is a safe and affordable way to ensure your animal is returned to you should she get lost. About the size of a grain of rice, microchips are painlessly inserted beneath the upper layer of your pet’s epidermis. 2.  I will update my pet’s vaccinations. Protect your […]

Guide Dogs Heroes Brunch

Guide Dogs Heroes Brunch

Guide Dogs of the Desert held its 5th annual Heroes Brunch at the Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa in Rancho Mirage on Dec. 10th. Every Year they honor someone that has been invaluable to Guide Dogs of the Desert. This year the honor went to Dr.Albert T. and Dorothy Milauskas and the Milauskas Eye Institute. […]

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