Tearing into a perfectly charred, sauce-covered rack of ribs satisfies the stomach, and the knowledge that you made them yourself feeds the soul. Students can do just that in classes held by the nonprofit organization California BBQ Association, which shares all of its proceeds with children’s charities throughout the state. The course catalogue includes beginner and advanced classes led by pit masters such as Ric Gilbert, an inductee to the association’s hall of fame, and Harry Soo, a contestant from the first season of TLC’s BBQ Pitmasters. Fees cover the equipment and food needed to prepare dishes, freeing students from having to stop at a barbecue-sauce river and fill up some water bottles on their way to class.
Tongue wagging, a playful pooch scampers around Wonder Dog Ranch's rubber-floored play area while others lounge on couches and gnaw on toy bones. Nearby, a staff member looks on, making sure the pups don't engage in any bad behavior, such as fighting or off-track betting.
The supervision is more of a precaution than anything because Wonder Dog Ranch requires dogs to pass a complimentary temperament test before they're allowed to frolic with the others during daycare or stay overnight in the cage-free boarding facilities. For those who pass the test with flying colors or grease the right palms with their slobber, playground equipment, faux grass, and a pint-sized bed await.
The staff ensures that its wards stay safe with more than just a temperament test—they also use eco-friendly cleaners and have a local vet come out periodically to inspect the premises. A portion of the fee collected for each dog's stay is donated to a local pet-friendly charitable organization, such as the Foothill Unity Center Pet Food bank.
Self serve dog wash.... we provided all the tools to make your dog sparkle or at least smell great. It allow you to have a hands-on experience with your dog and leave the mess to us. you won't have to clean the bathroom ceiling or chase him around the yard with hose. All you need to bring the dog and it's fun.
VETCO Affordable Full-Service Pet Hospitals have been in business for over 15 years.
We offer everything you need to keep your pet healthy:
Vaccinations Heartworm Tests and Prevention Spay or Neuter Dental Cleaning Surgery X-Rays Ear Flushes Diagnostics Microchip Pet IDs Deworming Flea and Tick Prevention
Nestled amidst the Arroyo Seco and San Gabriel mountains, San Pascual Stables enchants visitors with natural beauty and an enthusiastic crew of trainers continuing a 34-year tradition of equine education. During an expertly guided horsemanship class, trainees learn the basics under the wing of a trainer well versed in hunter and jumper riding. After a series of three lessons, clients are likely to feel more at home on horseback, and can swiftly opt into future lessons, in which they can learn how to further care for their creature and how to properly parallel park it in front of a crowded saloon.
Patty Schaller has always had psychic powers. Though she knows her field is obscure, and “[most people] think you’re nuts when you tell them,” that hasn’t deterred her from helping people and pets with psychic readings and other supernatural services. In addition to phone readings, she also offers in-home assessments, during which she can visit with the pet and communicate with them in person. Through her readings, she can provide insight into a pet’s behavior, feelings, and medical condition. Patty can also reach out to people and pets that have passed into the spirit world, which can help provide families with peace of mind. Patty offers her services for private clients, but also reaches out to help animal rescue organizations for fundraisers.