Publication worth your reading, ads, support and sharing TM©2022 One question I’d personally like to see answered in its Trivia section? Why some cats like to lick anything plastic. BY KITTY DILL  It’s hard to imagine why a caring soul would not want to have a pet, even an easy-care one such as a parrot who is loved by singer-songwriter Chrissy Lomax and hubby recording engineer and Armstrong Nursery employee Joe Primeau (rumor has it […]

“Take Your Dog To Work” Tips

    For those who are returning to work post-covid,  Pet Sitters International has provided pet owners a few tips to ensure a successful office visit on Take Your Dog to Work Day: 1. Do an office check. No one will mind your dog being in the office, right? Well, maybe. Check with management and co-workers to see if anyone is allergic, afraid of or opposed to you bringing your dog to work on this […]


Every dog and cat owner has seen their precious pet break into a mid-snooze gallop at some point. We all know this happens, but why do they run in their sleep? Dogs and cats often twitch, snarl, bark, or meow in their sleep, in addition to running. OH, TO DREAM! Most animals, like people, experience a variety of dreams. The brain waves of a sleeping dog or cat are comparable to those of people when […]

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 […]