Loomis Basin Equine Medical Center

New equine med center offers first-class care

The Loomis Basin Equine Medical Center opened its doors to a new $3 million, 18-acre facility in Penryn, but, when it comes to serving the community, they insist they are staying s ...

Equine herpes virus reaches Placer County

Two horses in western Placer County have contracted the highly contagious and potentially fatal Equine Herpes Virus 1. The Loomis Basin Equine Medical Center confirmed that two Li ...

Family’s pet burro, 23, suffers chemical attack

Placer County Animal Services is investigating an attack on a Penryn burro that suffered chemical burns. Betsy, a 23-year-old burro, is owned by Shannon and Bob McClurg, of Penry ...

Horse and rider survive dog attack

On Tuesday, Newcastle’s Carol Davis was just starting to worry about herself instead of her horse. Her 11-year-old Arabian was attacked by a dog on a trail Sunday near Folsom La ...

Fawn back in the wild after eye surgery

Rocky, a local deer, was given the gift of sight during a groundbreaking surgery at U.C. Davis. On an August Sunday just before dusk, Diane Nicholas, a Gold Country Wildlife Rescu ...