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Long Beach Animal Care Services Offers Pet Owner Tips for the July 4th Holiday

Animal Care will provide 200 vouchers so pet owners can spay or neuter their pets in May. The Fourth of July can be a frightening time for animals, with the loud sounds of firecrackers and fireworks often sending pets scurrying out of the house or yard in search of security or shelter. Taking special care of pets during the Fourth of July is responsible pet ownership, just like licensing and keeping identification tags on pets, and making sure they are spayed or neutered.

3 Raccoons Test Positive for Distemper; Residents Urged to Protect Pets

protect pets from raccoons distemper outbreak Long Beach Animal Care Services announced today that three raccoons in Long Beach have tested positive for distemper. Distemper poses no health risk to humans; however, Animal Care Services shares the following tips to help prevent animals from contracting distemper: 

Bring the Pets and Enjoy the Sales at 4th Street Retro Ramble and Pet Stroll

4th-street-retro-row Long Beach’s World-Famous Retro Row is giving one of its signature events a pet-friendly twist this month. On Saturday September 27, the street’s semi-annual Retro Ramble will become a “Sidewalk Sale with Wagging Tails,” welcoming animal friends of all kinds with special pet-themed vendors, services and events, including:

Silverado Bluegrass Band Featured at Rancho Los Cerritos Free Summer Concert

silverado-bluegrass-band This Sunday, July 27th, Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site is hosting the second of 3 free Summer concerts in their beautiful backyard, this time featuring the dazzling musicianship and harmonies of the Silverado Bluegrass Band.

Rabid Skunk Discovered in Long Beach

skunk The City of Long Beach Health Officer reminds residents to vaccinate their pets and avoid contact with wild animals following confirmation of a case of rabies. The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (LBDHHS) confirmed a skunk found on Thursday, June 26, 2014 in the 90815 area of Long Beach tested positive for rabies.

Tips For Pet Safety During The 4th of July

fireworks The Fourth of July can be a frightening time for animals, with the loud sounds of firecrackers and fireworks often sending pets scurrying out of the house or yard in search of security or shelter. Long Beach Animal Care Services reminds all animal owners that they can save themselves and their pets a tremendous amount of heartache and anxiety by following a few simple suggestions:

The Doo-Wah-Riders Headline The First of Rancho Los Cerritos Summer Concerts

rancho-los-cerritos1 On Sunday, June 22, Rancho Los Cerritos is hosting the first is a series of free Summer concerts in their beautiful backyard, featuring the high energy country music stylings of the Doo-Wah-Riders. The quintet has more than 3 decades of experience sharing the stage with just about every top-name country artist, including Garth Brooks, Faith Hill, and Willie Nelson.

Long Beach Animal Care Services Issues Hot Weather Safety Tips for Pets

dogs-and-cats Long Beach Animal Care Services (LBACS) reminds residents to keep all family members, including pets, safe during high temperatures. According to Margaret Lee, Shelter Veterinarian for LBACS, families should practice a few simple tips to keep their pets healthy and safe during the heat:

City Health Officer Provides Tips to Keep You Safe During The High Heat

thermometer With temperatures expected this week in the mid to high 90s, the Long Beach Department of Health & Human Services (Health Department) is advising residents to take precautions to prevent heat-related injury and illness.

City Issues Winter Storm Prep Tips

rain-clouds Cooler temperatures, fog, wind, and rain are here. Significant amounts of rain are expected by Friday and Saturday in Long Beach, and more in the foothill areas of Southern California. Thunderstorms are possible.

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