A Hippity Hoppy Time

canine training facility hosts monthly bunny socials

A fantastic newly hopped up event has started taking place in Eau Claire at the EmBark Canine Training Center. But before wagging your tails and anticipating that car ride, dog lovers, let me tell you ...

World going to the dogs? Go to the dog park.

companionship and conversation are alive and well at the EC dog park

I am delighted to announce that polite, stimulating conversation is not dead. It is alive and well at the Eau Claire Dog Park ...

5 Things You Should Know About Reptile Keepers

dispelling myths about cold-blooded critters and the people who love them

When I tell someone, “I own snakes and lizards,” I get very confused looks, as if the person doesn’t understand what I’m saying ...

Picking Your New Pet

dog trainer offers advice on selecting pet, breeder

Selecting a pet for your family is a major life decision. And as with any major life decision, it warrants some planning, family discussion, and thoughtfulness. Here’s a quick guide to get you on your way ...

How Tiny Chips Save Lives

microchipping is quick, easy, and invaluable if fido runs away

At the Eau Claire County Humane Association, we microchip and register every single cat and dog that gets adopted. We also scan every single stray cat and dog that comes in with a microchip scanner ...

Lending a Hand to Help a Paw

Many organizations throughout the community donate food and money to feed people in need of a helping hand. What many donors don’t realize is that these people frequently have pets ...

Harley Rose: The Dog on a Hog

motorcycle loving pooch rides to Sturgis, stars in YouTube vids

Dogs. There’s a reason why we call them man’s best friend. Dogs provide unconditional love and companionship. Sometimes they even enter your life and change you for the better ...

Menomonie Will Allow Pooches in Parks

Bringing your canine critter to Menomonie’s city parks is now OK – as long as that doggo is on a leash. The Menomonie City Council recently voted ...

Acupuncture for Your Pet?

it could help relieve pain and boost their immune system

If the idea of inserting tiny needles into specific places in your pet’s body to provide health benefits sounds a little out of the ordinary to you, you’re not exactly alone. That said, there are some Doctors of Veterinary Medicine (DVMs) right here in the Chippewa Valley ...

New Digs for Cats

Eau Claire Humane Association upgrades its feline facilities

The Eau Claire County Humane Association recently remodeled the hangout area for the 15 cats that it currently fosters. A local foundation funded the extreme makeover, which was completed in March, with an $8,000 grant. The space, known as the cat colony room ...