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Additions Amp Cheer at The Living Desert

Additions Amp Cheer at The Living Desert

By Frieda Noone PALM DESERT – A joyful several weeks of new life have unfolded at The Living Desert, with two female addax born within two weeks of each other. Lucky visitors were able to observe the births of the calves in as they both occurred during the day in October and November. The births […]

DON’T MISS THE LIVING DESERT’S FINAL ZOO CHILL DAY

DON’T MISS THE LIVING DESERT’S FINAL ZOO CHILL DAY

PALM DESERT/INDIAN WELLS – If you’ve never seen a giraffe lick a frozen snack, you’re in for a treat at The Living Desert’s final Zoo Chill Day on Saturday, Sept. 7.  Guests can also enjoy free frozen treats, and the first 200 adults who enter the park will receive free personal sized reusable coolers – […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Jackie, I did not forget about you. Every minute of every day has been so busy since the newspaper came out with the story…just like you said. Another young (dog) mother, Thelma, gave birth to new puppies at the camp. We recorded it and gave the tape to Riverside County Animal Control and the Sheriff. […]

Dog Death Camp Raided – Animals Rescued

Dog Death Camp Raided – Animals Rescued

SKY VALLEY – Animal advocate Kitty Pallesen watched anxiously from Dillon Road as Riverside County Animal Control trucks raided the Dog Death Camp and rescued a pack of abused Queensland Heeler dogs on Thursday morning July 25, 2013. Four Animal Control trucks, six SUVs and one white van stormed the remote desert property in Fan […]

Dog Killing Fields In Sky Valley

Dog Killing Fields In Sky Valley

By Jackie Gladfelter Devereaux WARNING: This story and the photos that accompany it graphically portray dead and dying dogs which may be too gruesome for some readers. People under 18 are advised not to read this story or look at these photos. SKY VALLEY – Bernadette Schwenn, 64, a longtime resident of Sky Valley, was […]

Baby Blue Needs a Home

Baby Blue Needs a Home

By Kitty Pallesen I want you to meet “Baby Blue.”  She came to me just like many of my rescue animals, right out of the desert.  I am always amazed how any animal can survive such harsh conditions.  A lot of it has to do with timing, and in Blue’s case, she was found in […]

Roadrunners Rock

Roadrunners Rock

By Kitty Pallesen Before I moved to the desert, the only roadrunner I had ever seen was on the cartoon show with Wiley E.Coyote. Beep, beep!  Remember how roadrunner was always outsmarting Wiley E?  Now I realize where that smart reputation comes from because they are indeed very smart and resourceful. Stats on roadrunners will […]

Weekend Getaway to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Weekend Getaway to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

If you’re looking for a quick getaway from the blazing desert heat, then a trip to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido should be on every family’s summer vacation agenda. The San Diego Zoo Safari Park is a quick two hour drive from the Palm Springs area. The park is located at 15500 […]

Get Pet Insured –Never Worry About Vet Bills Again!

Get Pet Insured –Never Worry About Vet Bills Again!

Regular vet checkups alone do not insure a healthy pet and neither will visiting your doc for a yearly physical guarantee better health. If you gobble fast foods, buy six packs of soda (diet sodas included), believe that exercise is a form of punishment, and think belly fat is cute – your doctor will soon […]

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