Dr. Bonnie Franklin: Test Can Detect Risky Genetic Mutation in Herding Dogs | Four-Legged Friends and More

Dr.  Bonnie Franklin: Test Can Detect Risky Genetic Mutation in Herding Dogs |  Four-Legged Friends and More

I graduated from the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine. This most likely makes me somewhat biased about the Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology Laboratory at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington. But this lab has made great strides in research that has saved many dogs in the herding breed group — such as Australian Shepherds … Read more

New Film Offers Bird’s-eye View of Lake Los Carneros Wildlife | Outdoors

Dr.  Bonnie Franklin: Test Can Detect Risky Genetic Mutation in Herding Dogs |  Four-Legged Friends and More

Posted on June 25, 2022 | 4:35 pm Lake Los Carneros is owned and managed by the city of Goleta. (Tom Bolton/Noozhawk photo) Santa Barbara Audubon Society (SBAS) and prize-winning filmmaker Michael Love have produced “Birds of Lake Los Carneros,” which was shot at Lake Los Carneros Natural and Historical Preserve (LLC). The preserve is … Read more

ASAP Cats Throws Basil’s Big Bash, Raises More Than $200,000 to Help Homeless Felines | Good for Santa Barbara

ASAP Cats Throws Basil’s Big Bash, Raises More Than 0,000 to Help Homeless Felines |  Good for Santa Barbara

ASAP (Animal Shelter Assistance Program) Cats hosted its eighth annual Basil’s Big Bash on June 11 at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort, celebrating community and raising more than $200,000 for the many homeless cats and kittens in Santa Barbara County. The event marked the organization’s first in-person gala since 2019. “After all we’ve been … Read more

Outdoors Q&A: Can I Keep and Raise Quail as Domesticated Game Birds? | Outdoors

Dr.  Bonnie Franklin: Test Can Detect Risky Genetic Mutation in Herding Dogs |  Four-Legged Friends and More

Domesticated Game Birds Quil perched in nature. (CDFW) Q: Can I keep and raise quail as domesticated game birds? Can I sell their eggs? A: California is home to three native species of quail: mountain, California and Gambel’s quail. To keep these species and others as domesticated game birds, a Domestic Game Breeder’s license is … Read more