Archive for April, 2011

Good Scents! Dog Training: Specializing in Behavioral Issues

Good Scents! Dog Training: Specializing in Behavioral Issues

Whether you acquired your dog as a young pup, from a shelter or a rescue group, every dog deserves the opportunity to become the best he can be. Through training, your dog learns how to behave appropriately in the home and in different environments or situations. You learn the tools that enable you to effectively […]

C&C Pet Food

C&C Pet Food is a neighborhood pet food and supply store with a primary focus on holistic products. We have been in business since 1992, currently operating at two locations (Burbank and North Hills). We carry a full line of pet food brands that large chain stores carry, but also many of the unique pet […]

Paradise Ranch Pet Resort Unveils First Ever Water Park for Dogs

Paradise Ranch Pet Resort Unveils First Ever Water Park for Dogs

Paradise Ranch Pet Resort, the ground-breaking, cage-free, home-environment boarding and training facility for guests of the four-legged variety, unveiled the newest addition to their one and a half acre tropical paradise for dogs — the Paradise Ranch Water Park and Bora Bora Beach Club – complete with newly landscaped tropical outdoor play-yards, cascading waterfalls, a […]

Pimp My Pooch: A Complete Pet Spa

At Pimp My Pooch pet spa, we endeavor to be the kind of stress-free experience your friend with paws delights to visit. Our team of compassionate, well qualified staff will give your pet the love and respect he or she deserves while bathing in organic treatments selected to suit specific breeds and needs. All of […]

Doggie Vacation at Canyon View Ranch

Doggie Vacation at Canyon View Ranch

Canyon View Ranch has been called a “Doggie Utopia,” a “Canine Shangri-La,” a “Wonderland of Waggling Tails.” The five acre Ranch in Topanga Canyon has separate yards, one for large dogs and another for the little ones called Munchkinland. Dogs spend the day romping over ramps, playing hide-and-seek through tubes and underground tunnels, and splashing […]

Be the Best ‘You’ with Valley Acupuncture

Be the Best ‘You’ with Valley Acupuncture

By Greg Smith, Staff Writer If you met Dr. Mindy Dai on the street, you’d be surprised to learn of her profession. Dai, while comforting and good-natured, has little patience for pain – specifically the pain of others. She’s serious about relieving a variety of what-plagues-you in a way that is timely, affordable, effective, all-natural […]

Jewish Divestment

Last week my column was in support of Israel and how the tiny Jewish state is being threatened not only by its neighbors, but by an anti-Jewish bias that seems to be sweeping the world, including Europe and the U.S. I mentioned how enemies of Israel have organized Jewish divestment rallies in many countries and […]

The Spotlight’s on Animal Lovers with the Genesis Awards

The Spotlight’s on Animal Lovers with the Genesis Awards

HBO’s vampire drama True Blood had a unique storyline about a shape-shifter who got caught up in the mean world of dog fighting. DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon film had an inspiring message about tolerance and respect for all living creatures. Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report did a scathing bullfighting satire. And The […]

Mary Willard’s Deathtroupe

Mary Willard’s Deathtroupe

(With a nod to esteemed local Theatre writer Pat Taylor, I can’t resist writing about this semi-out-of-town performance.) I want to Talk about a special local writer, why we recently drove to Upland on a beautiful weekend and how surprisingly pleasant Upland is (like a local Mayberry). When Mary Willard has a new play and […]

Arabian Gypsy

He looks right at me intently, and a tingle runs down my body in a soft wave. “You’ve met the man you’re going to marry.” My sisters look at me like alligators hunting prey with open wide, long mouths; their jaws no longer attached to their faces. “What do you mean?” I ask, already knowing […]