The smile on a once-forlorn animal's face when it's united with new owners can't be matched, as the staff of The Animal Foundation knows well. What was once a tiny spay and neuter clinic when it opened in 1978 has grown into an 8-acre campus that shelters and cares for animals without a home. After a careful vetting process, families seeking four-legged companionship can find it here, relieving Dad from his duties of crawling around the house all day. The clinic still offers low-cost spay and neutering services, as well as vaccinations to prevent rabies and other diseases. Click here to see a list of pets, updated every hour, with new dogs, cats, and critters available for adoption. Potential adopters can narrow down the search by gender, age, and size.
The pet enthusiasts at Paws 'N Claws Pet Resort and Grooming pamper dogs and cats with luxurious boarding accommodations and grooming services. Canine boarders each receive their own temperature-controlled indoor area, sized to fit their stature and equipped with a comfy bed. Throughout their stay, pups dine on all-natural, nutritious food, and exercise in shaded outdoor areas any time of the day or night. Pooches in need of grooming receive makeovers from on-site stylists, who capably outfit dogs of all breeds with mohawks, lion-style haircuts, and high-top fades.
In the cattery, feline boarders occupy individual suites, each measuring 3'x'3'x5'. A three-tier climbing tree rises in the shared space, which undergoes cleaning on a daily basis. During this time, staff members meet cats at eye level for one-on-one playtime. Like their canine brethren, cats enjoy premium food and accessories.
At The Dog Wash, scruffy pups are turned into well-groomed canines by professional groomers or dog owners who use the self-serve facilities to do it themselves. Equipped with the HydroSurge therapeutic bathing system, dog washers spray down dogs in elevated washbasins that prevent back strain. The HydroSurge system mixes warm water with shampoos designed specifically for pups and works like a liquid comb to ferret away dead skin, fleas, and "kick me" signs left by the family cat. To help customers feed their pets a healthy diet, the shop's team shelves dog food from the likes of Innova and California Natural, as well as canine cologne, toys, and doggy accessories.
Old Yeller. Lassie. Shilo. These loyal, loving creatures have won the hearts of millions in their fictional roles, supporting Drs. Sumit Sabharwal and Therayouk Keo’s belief that pets are vital members of their families, even if they are middle "children." At Seven Hills Pet Hospital, the doctors and their veterinary team provide tender care for their clients’ animal companions, ranging from preventative services to dentistry to radiology and surgery. They also offer wellness plans for dogs and cats that cover basic preventative-care services, such as vaccinations and regular exams.
Doggie District Pet Resort treats canines not as pets, but as welcomed guests of its boarding and grooming facility that doubles as an oversized doghouse. A groomer with over 20 years of experience can snip and style canine hair in a calm, spa-like environment. During overnight stays, dogs relax on personal beds and enjoy the comforts of home with their favorite toys or pinup calendars of giant bones. Four-legged friends can roam safely in the 10,000-square-foot outdoor play area, where a closed-circuit camera system that monitors the lot at all times.