Wednesday, December 4, 2013 12:00 am
City of Lodi’s Parks and Recreation Commission voted 3-1 Tuesday to recommend a variety of new dog park rules in an effort to curb incidents involving vicious dogs and keep pets and owners safe.
We've expanded the dog exercise area at Beckman Park to include all of the northern-most area of the basin, so dog owners should be happy with the additional area. We're not done with our dog park discussion, however, and will consider some other issues at the Recreation Commission's December 3 meeting.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 5:00 pm
(BPT) - You’ve seen the commercials and print ads: It seems like every pet food maker is touting meat as a top ingredient. Some even go so far as to eliminate grain completely, advertising super-high levels of protein for dogs or cats. But when it comes to pet food and protein, can there be too much of a good thing? According to the experts: yes.
Thursday, October 3, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)—If yours is like most households in the United States, you have at least one pet.
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 5:00 pm
(BPT) - School days mean hectic schedules for most families. Older kids head to the classroom, younger ones go to day care, and parents try to manage the early mornings and increased extracurricular activities. How can parents stay organized, reduce stress and stay involved in their kids’ education and care?
Friday, July 12, 2013 12:00 am
Today, close to 15 percent of residents in the greater Stockton area work in the health care field — a number expected to increase with adoption of the Affordable Care Act and a shift to at-home care.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 12:00 am
AJ is a 13-year-old Australian shepherd suffering from arthritis and digestive issues.
Thursday, May 23, 2013 12:00 am
Here are the top graduating students for 2013 from Lodi High School:
Sunday, April 7, 2013 10:00 pm
(StatePoint) What do you do with your unused prescription pills and over-the-counter medications? Do you throw them away? Flush them down the toilet? Simply leave them in your cabinet for a rainy day?
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 10:00 pm
(StatePoint) Household pets are adorably curious, but they can’t read labels or plant their own gardens.
Saturday, January 5, 2013 12:00 am
If you thought the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act would change health care just for human patients, think again.
Thursday, December 6, 2012 12:00 am
Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck was a legend long before his death Wednesday at the age of 91. One of the best-known jazz musicians of the 1950s, popular for "Take Five" and "Time Out," died of heart failure at a hospital in Norwalk, Conn.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 1:00 pm
How would you like to see some animals rarely seen in captivity, such as an Asian fishing cat?
Saturday, June 9, 2012 12:36 pm
Hopey, a 3-year-old Dachshund, is not one for the spotlight. She flinches at the clicks of a camera taking pictures of her, instead preferring to curl up in a dog bed under the front desk of Cherokee Veterinary Hospital in Lodi.
Saturday, May 26, 2012 12:00 am
Here are the top graduating students for 2012 from Tokay High School:
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 12:00 am
It seems to be March around here, at least as far as the garden
is concerned. Green bulb leaves have been coming up for a long
time, but now bulbs are beginning to bud — at 6 inches high,
instead of at 10 or so. Miniature bouquets for pixies?
Thursday, January 26, 2012 12:00 am
When Fido or Mittens gets sick on a Sunday, concerned pet owners
in the Lodi area not only have worry about urgent care fees but
also the cost of transportation to a clinic in Stockton.
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 12:00 am
I wonder how many people in Lodi know just what PALS (People
Assisting the Lodi Shelter) does and what it takes to run the
Wednesday, July 7, 2010 12:00 am
Owls are majestic birds, their haunting call the stuff of fairy
tales and myth. Praised by farmers for their role in controlling
destructive rodents, owls glide and swoop over Lodi vineyards,
returning each morning to rest in the owl boxes specifically set up
Tuesday, July 6, 2010 9:50 am
(ARA) - Ask pet owners about their dogs and watch their eyes
light up because of the bond they share. After all, Discovery News
reports in an August 2009 article that dogs have been man's best
friend for some 10,000 years.
Friday, June 4, 2010 12:00 am
Here are the top graduating students for 2010 from Galt High
Friday, June 26, 2009 10:00 pm
Many people believe that adopting a dog is one of the most
selfless things a person can do.
Tuesday, November 25, 2008 10:00 pm
On Nov. 6, Gov. Arnold Schwartzenegger proposed a sales tax on
all veterinary services. He wants this proposal passed by the end
of November. This could add about 9 percent more to veterinary
Friday, June 20, 2008 10:00 pm
It was 10:34 when the gentle tap from a rough hand startled me.
I turned from my textbook to find a short, mostly bald man standing
directly behind me. In a hushed voice he asked, "What are you
Sunday, April 20, 2008 10:00 pm
Amanda: I can't give my cat her medication without her tearing
me up with her claws. What's the best way to give a cat a pill?