Pets

Acorn’s new best friend

AS HANDSOME AS HIS NAME—Clooney, a 9-month-old Shih Tzu, proudly delivers an issue of The Acorn newspaper while Janet Solie of Calabasas snaps his photo.

Pet of the week

A FACE YOU CAN LOVE—Three-year- old Pandora knows several commands, is gentle when taking treats, is most likely house trained, walks fairly well on a leash, and would love to be your one and only canine companion. Meet Pandora, ID No. A5265987, at the Agoura Hills Animal Care Center, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so check […]

Pet of the week

OFFICIAL GREETER—Affectionate Amber likes to interact with visitors who enter the Habikat room. She enjoys lap time and petting from those that spend time with her. She should become a successful member of a household with children and other cats. Meet Amber, ID No. A5282339 at the Agoura Hills Animal Care Center, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been […]

Pet of the week

MY BUDDY—Young Shiloh is all puppy energy but has been well trained by his prior people. He’s housebroken, really smart, loves balls and never turns down a rousing game of fetch. Meet Shiloh, ID No. A5253365 at the Agoura Hills Animal Care Center, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so check Los Angeles County Animal Care and […]

Squirrel of the month

INGENIOUS INTERLOPER— Harvey and Kathy Youngman of Newbury Park sent in this photo of a sneaky thief who is “outside our kitchen window trying to vie for the bird food and usually eats so much that the birds never get any.“ Send your critter photos to newstip@theacorn.com.

Neglected horses find new hope following rescue

The Humane Society of Ventura County has resolved the last of three legal cases involving animal neglect from a private property in Camarillo. The cases date back to Oct. 17, 2018, when Humane Officer Kendra Winwood and HSVC staff responded to a call of neglected horses at the rural Ventura County property. A concerned citizen had provided evidence of what […]

Pet of the week

EVERYBODY’S PAL—Mandy, a lovely calico is litter box trained. She gets along with other cats and small dogs, and is playful with children—so many good kitty qualities! Meet Mandy, ID No. A4334599 at the Agoura Hills Animal Care Center, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so check Los Angeles County Animal Care & Control before visiting the […]

Meet the animals at Humane Society open house

The Humane Society of Ventura County will celebrate its 87 years of nonprofit service to local animals with an open house and birthday bash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., June 8, at its Ojai shelter facility, 402 Bryant St. Guests can get a behind-the-scenes peek at the facility, participate in the barking or meowing contest, tour the kennels, […]

Digging the Dog-athon

Revo Academy and Paw Works will host the inaugural Dog-athon from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., June 1 at La Reina School, 106 W. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The event will have opportunities to play with and walk shelter dogs, doggie-friendly vendors, food trucks and a DJ. Participants can also bring their own dog to walk around the dog-athon […]


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