From Cats and Dogs to Cows and Horses, Local Photographer Captures Them All

Bettie Scott Photography works with animal-focused organizations to offer free photoshoots

If you keep up with the Eau Claire County Humane Association online, you may recall earlier this year in the spring when the organization commemorated kitten season with a devastatingly adorable, heart-warming maternity photoshoot for one of ...

Remembering Tucker: Small Paws Made a Lasting Impression

a personal look into the permanent places pets keep in our hearts long after they’re gone

It’s been over 30 years since I held Tucker, but the memories come easy. How surprisingly soft his tightly coiled white fur was. The chronic eye boogers and persistent tear stains despite daily face washings. The way he always smelled like perfumed ...

Furry Friends in Need of Food and More

Chippewa Valley Cat Club hosts annual Pet Food Drive with St. Francis Food Pantry

Help pets in need this holiday season locally. From Nov. 1 to Dec. 15, the Chippewa Valley Cat Club is hosting its annual Pet Food Drive of 12 years. Donations of all kinds for pets can be dropped off at ...

Bob’s House for Dogs … and Cats!

local nonprofit Bob’s House for Dogs is relocating and expanding – and will begin welcoming cats!

Bob's House for Dog's dream of expansion has been fleshed out for years, but plans for its new location were developed and finalized over the last 18 months. Their current building is tired and its 1,200 square ...

SMALL BUT MAGNIFICENT: Meet Jack the Magnificent, E.C.’s Most Famous Mini Horse

pint-sized Eastside Hill equine brings smiles during his morning walks

Jack the Magnificent, as his Facebook page and owner Rose Vincent have dubbed him, is the Eastside Hill pony many Eau Claire residents have come to recognize and adore. Mini but mighty, Jack is a 7-year-old, 400-pound mini horse currently in training to ...

Meet the Best – Eau Claire Animal Hospital

Eighth consecutive year the Eau Claire Animal Hospital has been voted #1 Best Veterinary Clinic.

The Eau Claire Animal Hospital has been a staple amongst the Chippewa Valley for over 50 years--and for good reason! From emergency care and check-ups to boarding and grooming, E.C.A.H. offers a vast array of quality services and care for your animal companions.

LIVE LONG AND PAWSPURR: Pet Food Drive Runs Until Dec. 15

three local businesses sponsor drive asking for donations for those in need of pet essentials

Businesses in the area will be collecting donations and delivering them to St. Francis Food Pantry. In addition to non-perishable food and other related items, they welcome ...

COMMUNITY EFFORT: E.C. Humane Society to Break Ground on New Facilities in 2023

overwhelming support for animal shelter’s campaign puts construction a year ahead of schedule

The Eau Claire County Humane Association’s (ECCHA) “Be the Voice” campaign is closing in on its $6.5 million goal after about a year and a half of fundraising and an outpouring of support from the community, the animal shelter aiming to be moved in by fall ...