Buried deep in local lore is iconic Calabasas pet cemetery

Property could eventually be part of city

OLD AND NEW—Left, a 1939 image of the pet park in its early days. Above, almost the same photo, but with lush growth on the 10-acre property. The City of Calabasas wants to put the cemetery inside the city limits.For decades, drivers heading west up the Calabasas grade couldn’t miss the words “L.A. Pet Park” emblazoned in white block lettering on the golden hills to their right.
The sign advertised an unusual site: the Los Angeles Pet Memorial Park. Although the words are no longer there, the pa...

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