What Do Rabbits Have To Do With Easter?

Have you ever wondered how a rabbit became the symbol of Easter? If so, you are not alone. So how did the Easter bunny get its job delivering colorful Easter eggs? After all rabbits are mammals and don’t even lay eggs. Shouldn’t the symbol for Easter be an animal that actually lays eggs, like a lizard or chicken? In Germany, rabbits have been associated with spring and fertility since the pre-Christian era. In fact, the […]

Bark in the Park – Saturday, March 19th

We’re so pleased to announce that Bark in the Park Event is back at Conejo Creek Park North in Thousand Oaks on Saturday, March 19, 2022 Bark in the Park is planned for Saturday, March 19, 2022 from 11am to 3pm at Conejo Creek Park North, 1379 E. Janss Road (behind the Thousand Oaks Library). Special activities include a dog costume contest, as well as a big and littlest dog contest; small dog races, dog […]

Where in the World? – DUBLIN ZOO

Dublin Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in the world but has gone through an impressive metamorphosis over the last decade. The most recent addition is the Kaziranga Forest Trail, a wonderful new habitat for the zoo’s breeding herd of Asian elephants. Dublin Zoo first opened its doors on 1st September 1831 and was known as the Zoological Gardens Dublin. It’s then 15 acres in the Phoenix Park featured 46 mammals and 72 birds […]

February is National Pet Dental Health Month

Have you noticed that your pet’s breath, well.. smells really bad?  Have you noticed that your pets eating habits seem painful or is eating and chewing slowly?  Have you noticed blood on your pets toys or chews?  Has your pet lost teeth?  These could be a symptom of dental problems or other   serious health issues.   Did you know that more than 85 percent of cats and dogs over four years of age are […]

Keeping your pet happy & healthy this year!

We’re working harder & smarter, so you can take it easier When you’re scoping out insurance providers, make sure you dig into their plans to find out: How much will I have to pay monthly? Odie’s easy and affordable monthly plans are 15-30% less expensive than other pet insurance companies offering the same or similar coverage. And don’t worry, we won’t increase your premiums just because you use it. Can I customize my plan for […]

How to Have a Safe New Year Celebration with Your Pets

New Year’s Eve Safety Tips While festive treats and gifts are probably making their way out of your home, the holiday season isn’t over just yet. We are counting down the days to the New Year—and new decade—but before you break out the noisemakers and champagne, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) wants to help you prepare for a fun and safe celebration with your pets with a few safety tips. Where’s the alcohol (and other […]