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Pets: Gratuity Not Included

Pam Holt once got a call from the owner of an anxious bunny with abuse issues. “I massaged that rabbit for six months,” says the certified animal masseuse and...

Pets: Groom Me!

Master groomer Trerak Rakkandee has been certified many times over in everything from shampooing to blow-drying to dental hygiene. She knows the history of every AKC dog breed and...

Pets: He’s Cute and Low-Maintenance

“Animal custom fabrication”—that’s one way to describe what Bischoff’s Taxidermy (818-843-7561) can do for you and your pet, may it rest in peace. Founded in 1922, the Burbank institution...

Pets: I See Furry People

When owners bring their pets into one of the peach-hued rooms at the Angel Light Wellness Center in Arcadia, Constance Petro (626-599-8114) explains right away that she’s there to...

Pets: Myth Buster

  Dogs and cats see in black and white: Their eyes, like ours, contain rods and cones—structures that process black and white and color—so we know they can see some...

Pets: The Comfort Zone

It has always been the insult after the injury: that hard plastic cone your vet insists the dog or cat must wear to keep postsurgery chewing to a minimum....

Pets: We’ll Have What He’s Having

Check out the menu at Birds Café-Bar (323-465-0175), the rotisserie chicken place in the heart of Hollywood, and you’ll find that a nonfeathered animal gets prominent mention. “Doggie Chicken...

Pets: Pet Survey 2010 Page 2

Illustration by Mark MatchoDo you know where that tongue has been? 30% of readers let their animals lick their faces21% let them lick their faces, their feet, their plates,...

Pets: Where Fido Gets His Mojo Back

It seems odd that until recently, this city known for its body awareness had more pet therapists than pet rehabilitation establishments. But thanks to the horse racing industry, which...

Such a Cutup

Photograph by Michael McCrearyMaking sense has never been fashion’s strongest point. In fact, it’s what-were-they-thinking concepts like summer fur or haute couture denim that keep style mavens returning...