Archive for April, 2013

The Cat’s Meow, Pat Winters and Her Purr-fect Solutions Cattery

The Cat’s Meow, Pat Winters and Her Purr-fect Solutions Cattery

When I learned that The Tolucan Times’ Pet Issue was coming up, I discovered an actress who was “purr-fect” to profile. So let me shine a spotlight on Pat Winters, a terrific gal who is the cat’s meow. A petite dynamo, Pat Winters told me when she was a little girl she had “a brown […]

Spring Pets

Spring Pets

Media City Animal Hospital of Burbank Provides High Quality Veterinary Care

Media City Animal Hospital of Burbank Provides High Quality Veterinary Care

“Pawsitive” and exciting changes are happening at Media City Animal Hospital! As part of our commitment to high-quality veterinary medicine, we are always looking for the best ways to provide the best care for your best friend. Our hospital is entering our third year as a member of the American Animal Hospital Association — a […]

“Paradise Ranch Pet Resort” Where Your Dog’s Vacation Surpasses Your Own

“Paradise Ranch Pet Resort” Where Your Dog’s Vacation Surpasses Your Own

While most dog boarding facilities continue to offer only limited cage-free play time for their canine guests, Paradise Ranch sets themselves apart by continuing their tradition of providing a completely cage-free experience 24 hours-a-day. The experience is enhanced by including access for all guests to their first ever “Water Park for Dogs,” complete with newly […]

Makeover for Mutts Puts Spotlight on Adorable Rescued Doggies

Makeover for Mutts Puts Spotlight on Adorable Rescued Doggies

Celebrities posed with puppies on the red carpet at the annual “Makeover for Mutts” event hosted by Dr. Davis B. Nguyen. And to no one’s surprise the pooches stole the spotlight and everyone’s heart. The event honored animal activist Maria Menounos, the lovely entertainment reporter and host of Extra! She noted that she didn’t mind […]

At Montrose Pet Hospital, Your Pets Are Our Family!

At Montrose Pet Hospital, Your Pets Are Our Family!

At Montrose Pet Hospital we realize that no one likes to take their furry family members to the hospital. Our goal is to make your experience a pleasurable one through compassionate care, efficiency, and affordability. We pledge to provide you and your family with an individualized pet care plan that takes into account your philosophy […]

WHAT A DIFFERENCE A DAY MAKES: One-on-One with Doris — Part II

WHAT A DIFFERENCE A DAY MAKES: One-on-One with Doris — Part II

Editor’s Note: The following is the second part of an exclusive interview with singer/actress Doris Day. Besides her storied entertainment career and advocacy of animal rights, she owns the fabulous and historic Cypress Inn in Carmel — pet friendly, of course! Doris Day will be happy knowing that the second part of her exclusive Tolucan […]

Is Your Pet Prepared for a Disaster?

Is Your Pet Prepared for a Disaster?

By Alex Close As Southern Californians, we’re susceptible to earthquakes, fires and other frightening disasters. It’s hard enough to prepare ourselves, but think of how devastating it would be to overlook the needs of your pet in an emergency. Since our animals depend on us for everything, it’s important to consider their wellbeing in a […]

An Interview with Telepathic Dog Whisperer Valli Aman

An Interview with Telepathic Dog Whisperer Valli Aman

Q. What is a Dog Whisperer? A. My definition is an individual that has the talent to understand, communicate with, and be the recipient of information coming from and transmitting to a dog. A true dog whisperer is intelligent, knowledgeable, and telepathic … as it relates to dogs. Q. You say you do not call […]

From the Horse’s Mouth #4

From the Horse’s Mouth #4

By Patty Schaller If the recent natural disasters taught pet owners anything it’s that we must plan for our pets’ safety in a disaster. Depending where you live, you could find yourself in a hurricane, tornado, flood, earthquake, wildfire, mudslide, snowstorm, or ice storm. Any of these situations could mean evacuating, or hunkering down at […]