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Gauging emotional swings in a bird can be painful, depending on its beak strength. Luckily the kid-friendly whistler has a crest that signals its temper like a mood ring: Lightly sloped means passive, nearly vertical means startled, compressed against the head—better watch your fingers.
Master groomer Trerak Rakkandee has been certified many times over in everything from shampooing to blow-drying to dental hygiene. She knows the history of every AKC dog breed and understands the needs of each (she once spent five hours dematting a sheepdog to make him “100 percent perfect”).
Check out the menu at Birds Café-Bar (323-465-0175), the rotisserie chicken place in the heart of Hollywood, and you’ll find that a nonfeathered animal gets prominent mention. “Doggie Chicken for your canine children (served with L.A.’s finest tap water), $2,” it says, right below the Kid’s Plate.
Pam Holt once got a call from the owner of an anxious bunny with abuse issues. “I massaged that rabbit for six months,” says the certified animal masseuse and owner of Buddha Dog Animal Massage (818-300-4478). “Rabbits have problems with human touch—massage calms them.
58% of Angelenos believe that the longer a dog and a person live together, the more they look alike, The begging pays off: 69% of readers feed animals human food, Paging Dr. Freud: One-fourth of the 30% who claim their pets have “talked” to them think they heard them say “Mom” or “Mama”
58% of Angelenos believe that the longer a dog and a person live together, the more they look alike, The begging pays off: 69% of readers feed animals human food, Paging Dr. Freud: One-fourth of the 30% who claim their pets have “talked” to them think they heard them say “Mom” or “Mama”
58% of Angelenos believe that the longer a dog and a person live together, the more they look alike, The begging pays off: 69% of readers feed animals human food, Paging Dr. Freud: One-fourth of the 30% who claim their pets have “talked” to them think they heard them say “Mom” or “Mama”
It has always been the insult after the injury: that hard plastic cone your vet insists the dog or cat must wear to keep postsurgery chewing to a minimum. Hard and inflexible, the headgear, also known as an Elizabethan collar, looks like a torture device as your pet runs into walls and door frames.
In Nicole Holofcener’s film Please Give, a buyer and seller of rare and valuable furniture surveys what’s been left behind by a deceased mother whose son just wants to get rid of everything. Along with her partner-husband, the furniture seller, played by Catherine Keener, swoops in on families of the recently departed to buy up sofas, cabinets, and vases that the relatives in their grief are at a loss how to value or what to do with.
Roll over, CNN. When it comes to digging up headlines on pets, there’s no guiltier pleasure than Dognewsdaily.com. The L.A.-based blog documents upcoming dog events, dog-friendly hotels, and includes a “celebrity dog news” feed that keeps readers up to date on critical information.
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