Category Archives: Animals/Pets

Advice from Veterinarian Kathy Litochleb: Feeding Your Pet Depends on the Pet and Its Weight

Do you fight with your spouse about what you should feed your pets and how much? Are your pets overweight or just “big-boned?” Are some food brands superior to other brands? And what about table scraps—should your dog eat what … Continue reading

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Little Birdies Go Tweet Tweet Tweet AND a Rain Report

After posting about Julie Hansen and Wild Birds Unlimited and the owl cam, which is following the mother sitting on three eggs that are about to hatch (Visit: or, several readers responded. One wrote: “I loved hearing about Julie Hansen and Wild … Continue reading

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A Crow Family Moves In

By LIBBY MOTIKA Circling the news Contributor Well, it happened, I’ve been scolded for violating social distancing. I was out on my back patio, apparently too close to the imposing podocarpus next door, when I was alerted with a hectic … Continue reading

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Goats Fail at Social Distancing

Thanks to Donna Fol for sending this video to Circling the News. The goats “ate” performed brush clearance on the El Medio bluffs from about Sunday through Thursday.

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Sunday, March 29 in Pacific Palisades During Coronavirus

“Sunday in the Park with George” was a famous musical by Stephen Sondheim with book by James Lapine. It was inspired by the French painter Geroge Seurat and his painting “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte.” … Continue reading

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We Found the Newest Member of Our Family at Wallis Annenberg PetSpace 

They say dogs and their owners look alike. That’s why when I adopted last Saturday, I picked a dog with hair issues and bad eyes. Captain Quinn, the family’s new dog, has absolutely gorgeous hair. It will need to be … Continue reading

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