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Horsing Around

Horsing Around

Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Forget gold, horses really built this country! The pioneer economy was dependent on horses for industry, travel, communication, and often for their very lives. Meet ranchers, wagon makers, blacksmiths, and horseshoers galore, and our very own Pony Express rider, Warren Upson. Come see the horses of the modern Pony Express! Sacramento Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818. For more information call (916) 448-0811

Why pandas are black and white

The scientists who uncovered why zebras have black-and-white stripes (to repel biting flies), took the coloration question to giant pandas in a study published this week in the journal Behavioral Ecology.

The study, a collaboration between the University of California, Davis, and California State University, Long Beach, determined that the giant panda’s distinct black-and-white markings have two functions: camouflage and communication.

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8th Annual Woofstock this Sunday, Aug 30!

8th Annual Woofstock this Sunday, Aug 30!

2015 marks the City of Rocklin's eighth annual Woofstock.  This year the event is expanding to "Woofstock Weekend" with Pups at the Pub on Friday, Aug. 28Movie in the Park on Sat., Aug. 29 and then the grand Woofstock Festival on Sunday, August 30!  The Festival includes Woofstock Grateful Dog Rescue Run, Obstacle Course, Weiner Dog Races, 60's Costume Contest, over 130 Vendors, Entertainment, 20+ Dog Rescue Groups, Meet-up Groups, Bark Art and much more returns, plus you know we have a few surprises in store for you!

REGISTER NOW: Doggy Dash 2015 this Saturday at William Land Park

REGISTER NOW: Doggy Dash 2015 this Saturday at William Land Park

The Doggy Dash is the greatest event in Northern California for pets and their people. You, your dog(s), and thousands of other dedicated animal lovers will start the day with a leisurely 2k walk through William Land Park. Then, it’s back to the starting line to take in the festivities waiting for you in the park — including a talent show and Ruff Mutter!

BIG Day of Giving May 5th - Won't you please help us save lives!

BIG Day of Giving ~ May 5

Will you partner with us on May 5 for the BIG Day of Giving online challenge?  We are hoping to raise funds and awareness for Sierra Pacific Great Pyrenees Rescue and other local nonprofits.

BIG Day of Giving May 5th - Won't you please help us save lives!

BIG Day of Giving May 5th - Won't you please help us save lives!
BIG Day of Giving ~ May 5 Will you partner with us on May 5 for the BIG Day of Giving online challenge?  We are hoping to raise funds and awareness for Sierra Pacific Great Pyrenees Rescue and other local nonprofits.  #BigDoG2015.

Front Street Animal Shelter shares fundraising idea with News10

Front Street Animal Shelter shares fundraising idea with News10