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Community News

Pet News Briefs

From Issue: Volume XXI - Number 2

CatPAWS is a Seal Beach area cat rescue dedicated to spay/neuter education and trap/neuter/release or when possible adoption of stray and homeless cats. It is named after cat care advocate Helen Sanders. Info at

German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County is a non-profit charity organization dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating and re-homing purebred German Shepherd Dogs that have nowhere else to turn. As an all volunteer organization with no paid staff, we rely entirely on donations to continue our life-saving mission. They recently opened their own property to house some of the dogs who have been more difficult to place. Info:

El Dorado Nature Center at 7550 E. Spring St. invites you to discover all the basics of birding in an informative class that takes place Saturday, Feb. 2, from 9 to noon. Binoculars are available to borrow and you’ll receive a pocket bird guide to take home. For ages 16 and up with a $15 fee. Call (562) 570-1745 to register.

Pooch Hotel South Bay L.A. provides a 5-star hotel and daycare getaway for dogs to experience ample amenities and be surrounded by luxury. The hotel features a spa, fitness center with a doggie treadmill, Palace Suites with human beds and webcams. The play areas complete this home-away-from-home experience with real grass, white picket fences and around the clock monitoring. Convenient 24-hour drop-off/pick-up makes it easy to accommodate busy schedules. For more information please visit

German Shepherd Rescue of OC is partnering with Ruby’s Diner located at 428 E. 17th Street, Costa Mesa on National Love Your Pet Day, Feb. 20, 2013. Participants presenting a flier, will have 20% of their food order donated on their behalf to help homeless German Shepherds. Visit for a copy of the flier and for more details.

PreFurred Pet Care will celebrate its first year of business; thanks to the devoted clients who made 2012 such a success. Owned and operated by Lisa Cone, Marisa Sturm and Amy Ruth Kaiserski – these 3 dynamic women collectively share the work, jobs, fun and rewards.? They’re not just a voice on the phone, they are people you will know. They are excited to serve greater Long Beach in 2013.

Noah’s Ark Pet Sitting is observing its 20th anniversary this year. Since 1993 its owner, Lois Wilson, has been caring for pets in the Long Beach and Seal Beach area.