Reader pet pix: Dusty

Reader pet pix: Dusty Former South Attleboro resident Paul Mission sent in this photo of Dusty, an 8-year-old Boston terrier and Patriot fan who, Mission quips, “might have been the true culprit in Deflategate!” If you have an amusing photo of your pet or pets you would like to … Continue reading at Libre’s […]

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Gas Meter Reader Accused Of Fatally Striking Homeowner’s Yorkie Has Been Fired

REDLANDS ( — Southern California Gas says they have fired a gas meter reader who allegedly struck and killed a homeowner’s Yorkie in Redlands. The employee, whose name was not revealed, reportedly was carrying a baton-like L-shaped hook when he struck and killed one of  Cathy Rodriguez’s three Yorkies on April 24. She told KCAL […]

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Charges Could Be Filed In Death Of Redlands Yorkie Following Gas Meter Reader Visit

SAN BERNARDINO ( — Prosecutors may file charges against a Southern California Gas Company meter reader who allegedly struck and killed a dog at a Redlands home despite a conflicting report from the Humane Society of San Bernardino Valley, officials said Wednesday. The group Wednesday issued a statement about the incident, which allegedly occurred April […]

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Homeowner Says Gas Meter Reader Fatally Struck Her Yorkie

REDLANDS ( — Animal cruelty investigators with the Humane Society were looking into allegations Friday that a Southern California Gas Co. employee fatally struck a Yorkshire terrier while on the job. The incident allegedly occurred Thursday around 1:50 p.m. when a SoCal Gas meter reader came to the 1400 block of Washington Street in Redlands, […]

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Homeowner Says Yorkie Killed in Confrontation With Meter Reader

The San Bernardino Humane Society was investigating the death Thursday of a Yorkshire terrier named Bean Bean who was allegedly struck by a meter reader and later died. Bean Bean was hit in the head and died from blunt force trauma. (Credit: Family photo) Dog owner Cathy Rodriguez was in the front yard of her […]

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Dog's death stirs reader reaction

Published: 8/18/2013 – Updated: 4 hours ago PUP KILLED BY TANYA IRWINBLADE STAFF WRITER The story of a small black-and-brown dog named Cheerio that was killed Thursday by the dog warden generated a fevered reaction Saturday. More than 60 comments about the story were logged on The Blade Web site. Some of those comments blamed […]

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What do you look for in a dog trainer or dog training class?

A reader asked.. I haven’t really seen this question asked here before. I’m interested in a trainer/class training for: Pet/manners/CGC training: Competition training for obedience/rally/agility: and Working dog training for field/ service/ protection dogs. I know that there’s a lot of good and bad infornation posted here. I’m just curious as to what people’s thoughts […]

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Where can I find a good website on dog grooming with good pictures and illustrations?

A reader asked.. I was curious about dog grooming and would like to see the different styles and cuts for different dogs, thanks!

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Indestructible dog toy commercial – What were they called?

A reader asked.. I saw an ad yesterday on TV about a set of 2 indestructible dog toys for $10. They were plush with squeakers and were a fox and a raccoon. I need to order a few. Anyone know? Yeah, we have a boxer and a chocolate lab. Stuffed toys last about a day […]

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Are there any retail stores that carry Crazy Critters, the no stuffing dog toy?

A reader asked..

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