Leilani Fratis

Leaving dogs in hot cars could be a death sentence

As the temperature rises in Auburn, so does the potential danger of leaving dogs in parked cars. On warm days the inside of a car can heat up quickly within a matter of minutes. A ...

Take Your Dog to Work Day shines spotlight on special bond

  Downtown Auburn boot-shop owner Mickey Bennett looks at his shelter-rescued black lab Mickayla and sees more than a canine staring back at him. He sees a friend, if not a ...

Placer SPCA opposes repeal of animal adoption mandate

Placer SPCA announced its opposition Monday to Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed repeal of an animal adoption mandate. Pet advocates say the mandate, created by the 1998 enactment of ...