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Scott Delucchi

Scott Delucchi

Hiring Pet Sitters
Monday, August 24, 2015
My tail is between my legs! Last week, I wrote that PHS/SPCA offers a low-cost vaccination clinic on the first Wednesday of each month, 6-8 pm, at our 12 Airport Boulevard location, and that all shots are just $10 each. ...

Free for Cheap
Monday, August 17, 2015
Since everyone likes a deal, here’s my semi-annual list of all things free or cheap at the Peninsula Humane Society.  I’ll start with the big one: adoption. My friends found a reputable breeder and bought what they called (I love this this!...

Feed Wildlife
Monday, August 10, 2015
You might have a bird feeder in your yard. Perhaps, you’ve fed peanuts to squirrels or tossed bread to ducks. We feed animals because it gives us a chance to see them up close and to feel we are helping by providing ...

Help Cat Lose Weight
Monday, July 27, 2015
We have a shelter cat in our care, 8-year-old Sixer, who is quite a load!  Our guy is not only big, but also polydactyl. He has six toes on each front paw, hence the name. Sixer is on a special diet; volunteers aren’t...

Dogs in Cars
Monday, July 20, 2015
I experienced a very scary incident in the car last week: a freeway collision. Fortunately, contact was on the passenger’s side and I had no passenger there.  Murray, my side-kick who comes to work with me, was on the floorboard ...

Monday, July 13, 2015
Our 4th of July was eventful, but far from a party. We took 25 stray dogs into our care, many undoubtedly spooked by fireworks. Half were reunited with their families by closing time on July 5, which was fantastic. ...

Monday, July 06, 2015
Rats! Someone passed along a copy of The Home Mag – one of our free, local publications – and noted that the cover is all wrong. The publication for “anything and everything for your home”, features a full-color...

Monday, June 29, 2015
My friend Doris recently lost her dog of almost 15 years. Her little dog, a PHS/SPCA “alum,” was a true companion and, naturally, left a huge empty space in Doris’s life when she passed. She visited our new adoption center a few days after putting her dog to sleep and was literally overwhelmed with conflicting feelings.  ...

Dogs Good with Cats
Monday, June 22, 2015
I’ve fielded this question (or one very similar) many times: I’ve been thinking about adopting a dog who will get along with cats, since I have one at home. When I visit your adoption center in person to see the dogs, can someone tell me...

Cat Repellants
Monday, June 15, 2015
Are neighborhood cats treating your yard like their litterbox? Their owners shouldn’t allow this, but some do and it’s annoying. What can you do?  Get a dog! We don’t have this issue in my yard, at least not since we adopted Murray! Just saying. ...

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