December 16, 2010 RSS feed / Pet Tales

Pets can sit with Santa for photos

Take your favorite four-legged friend to PetSmart at Pine Ridge and Airport-Pulling roads for a photo with Santa from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 18-19. A donation of $10.95 will benefit Volunteer Services for Animals. More...

Pets of the Week

To adopt a pet Collier County Domestic Animal Services’ adoption fees for dogs are $85 and for cats, $60. The fee includes sterilization surgery, vaccinations, pet license, ID microchip and a bag of food. Visit DAS from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

The ultimate tool

A parrot’s beak is a versatile, lightweight wonder

It can be a delicate tool for feeding a newly hatched chick or for the precise adjustment of feathers while grooming. With their beaks, birds can pick a lock, crush a walnut or peel the skin off a grape. More...