Humane Society Puts Furry Friends First

It’s been said that animal people aren’t always people people, but Pasadena Humane Society President/CEO Julie Bank, who loves dogs and cats equally, is here to debunk myths.
Now nearly two years at the helm of the beloved Pasadena animal shelter, stationed at a well-known historical landmark building, Bank has made it her mission to improve the lives of all animals and of the people attached to them.
“We’re all about the relationship between people and their animals. Animals are our main audience and customer, but we believe animals are very much a part of the family, bringing a lot of positivity to a family, so we want to do everything we can to strengthen that relationship,” said Bank, who has nearly 30 years of experience in animal welfare work. “My commitment is to animal welfare and to the relationship between people and pets.” Continue reading “Humane Society Puts Furry Friends First”

Popular Plants Lurk as Pet Poison

Dodger is adorable. He’s energetic, the first to greet a visitor at the door. He might also be a bit mischievous, the type of best friend who’ll eat anything.
Dodger is a poodle schnauzer terrier, a beloved member of Karl Bathke’s family. They welcomed him into their home in La Cañada Flintridge about four years ago as a puppy after finding him at a shelter.

Continue reading “Popular Plants Lurk as Pet Poison”