Kern County animal shelters are overcrowded, forcing tough decisions

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — From full-grown dogs to 11-week-old puppies, the City of Bakersfield Animal Care Center doesn’t discriminate when it comes to taking dogs off the streets and into their care. But space is limited, and with the facility already housing 300 dogs in 175 kennels, the shelter is increasingly doing something they don’t […]

Difficult Decisions at the End of a Cat’s Life

Today I’ve got a new post over on my Fellow Creatures blog at Psychology Today. Peng Louis/Pexels By Zazie Todd PhD Get Companion Animal Psychology in your inbox. Having to say goodbye to your beloved pet is the hardest part of being a cat guardian. Today’s new post at Fellow Creatures looks at some of […]

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