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Scott Delucchi

Scott Delucchi

Baby Birds
Monday, May 25, 2015
A few months ago, I predicted local residents would begin bringing perfectly healthy fledgling birds to our Wildlife Care Center. Birds who require no care!  Like clockwork, this has been happening.  We are receiving healthy...

Kittens
Monday, May 18, 2015
Around this time, ever year, visitors begin asking "Are your kittens in yet?" Our Adoptions staff joke that they feel like sales associates at Macy's who get questions about the new season’s line of swimwear.  ...

Grooming Savings
Monday, May 11, 2015
Want to save $400 to $500 every year?  If you have a non-shedding dog, consider grooming at home. Murray, the curly-coated guy in the photo, doesn’t shed and requires regular grooming.  This may be why he was
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Microchipping
Monday, May 04, 2015
Our area is loaded with pet lovers who become frantic when their dogs go missing. And, the Bay Area is also home to many tech entrepreneurs. It's only natural that tech people have been working on ideas ...

Where Do Donations Go?
Monday, April 27, 2015
Hey, have you seen our commercial on television? You know, the one that shows the dog with super sad eyes looking directly at the camera from behind the cold metal caging and the sad song from that famous singer...

Poisons
Monday, April 20, 2015
My annual “poisonous foods and plants” column is way overdue, by almost two years. I see that the last time I wrote about this, I mentioned that Murray, my four-legged companion, had eaten part of a dirty diaper!  I know -- lovely! ...

Cat Intros
Monday, April 13, 2015
Adopting a second cat as a playmate for your existing cat can be a great idea, but remember that your resident cat didn’t get a vote, so take the process slowly. Many people follow a step-by-step process – ...

Rabbit Event
Monday, April 06, 2015
Since Easter is behind us, I feel safer promoting bunnies as pets.  We try not to get into pre-Easter hype as we’ve seen, firsthand, how that leads to impulse buys, which is the primary reason humane societies ...

Guinea Pigs
Monday, March 30, 2015
We made the Guinness Book of World Records. Well, we should have.  In 2002, Peninsula Humane Society orchestrated what was then and still is the longest road trip for 101 rodents. ...

Right Time to Adopt
Monday, March 23, 2015
Here’s a tale of two friends who contacted me for dog adoption advice. One said, “I want a second dog and don’t care about the breed, size (not tiny or huge), male or female, or age, though I don’t want a really old dog ...

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