Animals

First Baby Geese of the Season!

By Jennifer Burton

Paws-itively Northern Nevada: Humane Society Dog Wash at Whole Foods in Reno (Video)

By Jennifer Burton

More than 100 people brought their dogs to The Nevada Humane Society's fundraiser at Whole Foods July 23rd.
Watch "Reno Minute" video of dog wash:

Paws-itively Northern Nevada: Cats Playing Game on iPad

By Jennifer Burton

Nancy Bostdorff sent this photo of Kermit and Casey playing one of their favorite games on an iPad.  They try to touch a mouse that scoots around the screen.  If they do, the mouse squeaks.  The game even keeps score.  Nancy says she tries to encourage good, clean competition– and no cat fights!   Send [...]

PNN Pet Paparazzi: Dog on BBQ

By Jennifer Burton

Life is Better With a Dog at Your Desk

By Jennifer Burton

The dog days of summer have arrived, and to celebrate, public relations execs at the Glenn Group held a "Take Your Dog to Work Day" fair for employees, clients and anyone who wanted to stop by.  Joining with the national event, the Glenn Group transformed its parking lot into a pop-up dog mob, with booths, [...]

Put on Your Best Dress and Dust Off Your Track Shoes

By Jennifer Burton

Reno is getting pretty creative about events these days and there seems to be something for everyone, whether you're craving formal tea or want to try pole vaulting.
If pole vaulting is on your bucket list, you're in luck.  Head out to the  Olympic Day Family Festival in Reno.  The festival gives you a chance to [...]

Go Get 'em Bill: Reno Rodeo Adds Cow Dog Competition

By Jennifer Burton

They have names like Bill, Burt and Lil, and they love their job.  This weekend cow dogs get a chance to show their stuff at the Reno Rodeo Cow Dog Competition.   The trials give ranchers a place to compete and show spectators how their canine ranch hands help round up cattle.
We saw dogs deftly [...]

'Wild Thing' Becomes Part of the Family

By Jennifer Burton

We adopted our wild horse, Bandit, from the prison in Carson City when he was two and a half years old.  He's seven now, and the farrier who trims his feet lets him stand quietly, untied.  We call it the 'spa treatment.'
Bandit got his name at the prison, along with four months of training from [...]

Forty Felines in One Home; Need to Find New Digs

By Jennifer Burton

The Nevada Humane Society is trying to place 40 (yes 40!) cats and kittens that were living in one home.  The family asked for help when the cats had kittens, which then had more kittens, and so on, and so on.  "Kittens start breeding when they reach only five months of age," said Denise Stevens [...]