Valentine's Day isn't just for people, puppies got to feel the love too. Gracie and Sherman are both up for adoption through Golden Retriever Rescue of Southern Nevada. This is the second annual hearts and barks at Doggie District Daycare.More>> According to the Humane Society of the United States more than 90 percent of puppies sold in pet shops come from puppy mills. Those are large-scale breeding operations that house hundreds and hundreds of dogs for the sole purpose of breeding. Denise Valdez has a look the practice.More>> Modern technology brought together two old friends who haven't seen in each other in more than a decade. A local woman never thought she would see her cat again, but last night she got a call she never expected. Denise Valdez has her story.More>> LAS VEGAS -- VIP lounges and entrance fees are common place in Las Vegas, but now there is a social club downtown just for pampered pets and their owners. The view from the outside is what most of usMore>> VIP lounges and entrance fees are common place in Las Vegas, but now there is a social club downtown just for pampered pets and their owners.More>> A Las Vegas Dog Lover is in the running to bring a half million dollar makeover to a local dog park. More>> LAS VEGAS -- Dog owners who take their pet to daycare or the park may be exposing them to a virus that is spreading across the country. It is called circovirus and the sickness has already been reportedMore>> Dog owners who take their pet to daycare or the park may be exposing them to a virus that is spreading across the country.More>> Owning a pet comes with a lifetime responsibility. Denise Valdez explains the legal step you should take to protect them if you become disabled or die. More>> A pet can be a 10, maybe 15-year commitment, but there is a chance that a pet can outlive its owner. It happens every day and most of those pet owners have no plans for their pet. Denise Valdez has advice on the legal steps that can save a pet's life.
A local veterinarian talks about the four hazards which threaten your pet on Halloween. More>> Join Heaven Can Wait Animal Society at its annual dog walk this Sunday. Denise Valdez talks with the groups president about the valuable programs it offers. More>> Most pet owners simple crack open a can of food or pour kibble in a bowl when its time to feed their animals. A series of pet food recalls has many turning away from traditional food. Some owners don't want to take a chance. Denise Valdez shows a local business providing raw food for pets.More>> Stem Cell Therapy for Pets is becoming a popular alternative to traditional surgery. Denise Valdez talks with one owner who is thrilled with the change in her dog. More>> A lot of people consider their pets to be members of the family. When they get sick, some owners are willing to go to great lengths to make them feel better. Denise Valdez shows how a breakthrough procedure is giving ailing animals a new "leash" on life.More>> The Animal Foundation was awarded the $100,000 grand prize and named best in its division in a challenge sponsored by Food Network star Rachel Ray and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.More>> Dogs can get the flu, too. It's different than what people get, but there is a vaccine. 8 News NOW anchor Denise Valdez shares information from Lone Mountain Animal Hospital on the demand for the vaccine, and what you can do to protect your four-legged friend. More>> These two sisters are the last of a litter of kittens who have been in foster care. Now they are ready for their forever home. Call the Animal Foundation at 702-384-3333 to adopt them. Sweet, playful and dog friendly.More>> The Heaven Can Wait Clinic has altered thousands of cat and dogs. By spaying and neutering animals it has helped dramatically reduce the number of unwanted pets in the Las Vegas Valley.More>> With space running low at its shelter, The Animal Foundation will offer discounted adoptions over the next two weeks.More>> The main animal shelter in Las Vegas is helping people evacuated from the Mt. Charleston wildfire by temporarily housing their pets.More>> The Animal Foundation launches a new twitter handle to instantly alert followers about lost pets.More>>
The summer months can be a perfect time to welcome a new family member, and the Animal Foundation is offering great deals for the holiday weekend.More>>
The Animal Foundation is looking for good homes for the hundreds of dogs it now houses. Which is why it is offering a special Hot Dogs Adopt-a-Thon with a special price.More>> This playful six-month-old puppy is everything you would expect in a youngster -- affectionate and active with an easygoing attitude. Balloons is at the Nevada SPCA. Call 873-SPCA to meet him.More>> A Labrador Retriever adopted from the Animal Foundation was trained to become a skilled member of a search and rescue team in Texas.More>>
The Animal Foundation is partnering with several pet rescue organizations to launch a new effort to find foster families for animals during the months when the shelter sees an influx of homeless pets.More>> Louie loves other dogs, cats and kids. He is house trained, runs on the treadmill and has that endearing under bite. What's not to like? Call A Home For Spot to meet Louie.More>> Look at that face! A Home For Spot is fostering this four year old bulldog, named Gunny. He needs a special person who has owned this breed before. Call 702-239-7986 to adopt him.More>> The president of the country's first humane organization, talks with Denise Valdez, about the groups work and two upcoming fundraiser's in Southern Nevada.More>> Did you know, one in three dogs will be diagnosed with cancer? Anchor Denise Valdez has a dog battling the disease and shows us how far owners will go to save their pets.More>> Local veterinarian knows pets suffer from allergies too. He urges pet owners to look for the symptoms in their dogs and cats.More>> Craig Road Animal Hospital invites the public to tour its state of the art facility this weekend.More>> LAS VEGAS -- The Southern Nevada Beagle Rescue Foundation is holding an Open House on April 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 3591 Nicole St., Las Vegas 89120. The event is to raise awareness of laboratoryMore>> The Southern Nevada Beagle Rescue Foundation is holding an Open House on April 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 3591 Nicole St., Las Vegas 89120.More>> Southern Nevada beagle lovers come together to rescue the breed they love.More>> The Morris Foundation searching for 3-thousand Golden Retrievers for a lifelong cancer study.More>> Check out the whiskers on this nearly hairless dog. How can he NOT have a home? You can meet Joey by calling Foreclosed Upon Pets at 702-272-0010.More>> Love this chocolate-colored Chihuahua named 'Chopper'? If you can give him a home, call Foreclosed Upon Pets at 272-0010More>> Heaven Can Wait Animal Society launches pilot program to pair Veterans with Homeless Pets.More>>
A national organization is sponsoring a spay-a-thon in an effort to stop the explosion of unwanted kittens that happens in the spring.More>> Evie is a pint sized Cutie with soulful eyes and a playful personality. A young dog who would be great with a family and another pet. Call Foreclosed Upon Pets 702-272-0010 to meet her.More>> Dogs from across the country will compete this Saturday at the Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge at the Rio.More>>
The Animal Foundation is celebrating a record-setting weekend for animal adoptions. The shelter held an open house and special adoption weekend, which started Friday.More>> Taco is only four pounds but she's an active little girl who is ready for a forever family. Call Foreclosed Upon Pets at 702-272-0010 to meet her.More>> Find your forever sweetheart at the Animal Foundation's Valentails event. There will be adoption discounts, free spay and neuter vouchers and lots of happy endings for homeless pets.More>> MIdnight the Maine Coon cat needs a home. LAS VEGAS -- Foreclosed Upon Pets is looking for a home for his handsome cat. Midnight is what they call a Maine Coon. But he's on the small size for this breed. He is affectionate, playful and loyal.More>> Midnight is what they call a Maine Coon, but he's on the small size for this breed. He is affectionate, playful and loyal.More>> Labrador Retrievers are the most popular dog in the U.S. LAS VEGAS -- The American Kennel Club has released its annual list of the most popular dogs in America. Once again the Labrador Retriever is number one. The Lab has topped the list for over 20 years. TheMore>> The American Kennel Club has released its annual list of the most popular dogs in America. Once again the Labrador Retriever is number one.More>> Bobby is loving young dog that is eager to learn and happy to be held. Call Foreclosed Upon Pets to meet him.More>> The Animal Foundation is offering huge discounts on spay and neuter procedures for Pit Bulls and Chihuahua's. The promotion starts February 1st and lasts all month. Call 702-384-3333 x137 to make an appointment.More>> Denise Valdez shows some easy and inexpensive ways to keep your outdoor pets warm in the winter.More>> DeeDee is a young, docile Basenji mix. A sweet natured girl who would love a home for the holidays. Call Foreclosed Upon Pets at 702-272-0010 to meet her.More>> Wouldn't these two look adorable all wrapped up for Christmas? Please consider adopting Cookie and Scooter. Call Foreclosed Upon Pets at 702-272-0010. They're sweet as pie.More>> Charlie is a Chihuahua dachshund mix. This puppy is shy but sweet. He would be great with a family who has time to train him and make him a model citizen. Call Foreclosed Upon Pets at 702-272-0010More>> 8 News Now and its parent company, the Landmark Foundation, support local charities throughout the year. Today, Denise Valdez helped present a check to the Heaven Can Wait Animal Society.More>> Petsmart Charities teams up with the Animal Foundation to open a shelter inside one of its stores. It's a first for Nevada and could help save the lives of hundreds of dogs and cats.More>> Lexie and Roxie are Lhasa Apso Schnauzer mixes. Or that's our best guess anyway. We do know they're sweet, smart, and playful two year old dogs, who are strongly bonded. That's why they need a home together. Call Foreclosed Upon Pets at 702-272-0010 to meet these great girls.More>> Scooter and Cookie have been together all their lives and we don't want to break them up. Call Foreclosed Upon Pets at 702-272-0010 if you're ready for a pair of sweet dogs in your life.More>> Riley is a six month old puppy. Maybe a cocker, Chihuahua mix? He loves other dogs and is very affectionate and playful. Call Foreclosed Upon Pets to meet this adorable boy at 702-272-0010.More>> More than forty rescue groups will be a part of this weekend's Pet-A-Palooza at Sunset Park. Take a look at some of the cuties Foreclosed Upon Pets will have up for adoption.More>> A Texas Airman is reunited with the puppy he saved from the war zone.More>> Best Friends Animal Society was called in to assist some 600 cats in distress in Pahrump. Read the stories of lucky kitties finding their forever homes. And get the very latest news on the Nye County Cat Rescue.More>> Golden Retriever Rescue Southern Nevada is a non-profit organization. They rescue and find homes for abandoned, neglected and abused golden retrievers.More>> Looking to add a new member to the family? Find a list here of different shelters around town who are more than happy to help you.More>>
The year's Star Trek Convention is celebrating the popular television show's 45th anniversary and there are plenty of Klingons, Andorians and Vulcuns that will be attending.More>> These cats were part of the group rescued in Pahrump, but they have chips in them -- only the information is no longer accurate. Their families couldn't be found. Do you recognize them?More>> The cats in this slideshow are some of the 400+ cats that were surrendered to Nye County Animal Control earlier this month. More>> Close to 400 cats have been found trapped inside a Pahrump compound. Volunteers say the cats were all malnourished and neglected. Now, they're trying to help them before it's too late. More>> Animals can be newsmakers just like people. Check out this slideshow of furry heros, loving moms and cuddly kids.More>> Knut is a three-month-old polar bear cub who has captured the hearts of many Germans -- and now, through the Internet, the world. More>>
It's national adopt a cat month!More>> Before training your cat, determine how well she will respond well to training. More>> Before you pull over, good Samaritan that you are, here are some guidelines for assisting animals safely and effectively. More>> Before you pull over, good Samaritan that you are, here are some guidelines for assisting animals safely and effectively. More>> The outdoors can be a dangerous place for cats if they go unsupervised. Here are a few hazards you should be aware of before opening the door.More>> Dental disease is a problem for cats of all ages, especially older ones, and ven lead to much greater health problems than a cavity to fill here and there.More>> Ask your vet to show you how to properly trim your cat's claws but use these tips when trimming at home.More>> A little bit of forethought can prevent major mishaps - for both your cat and your home.More>> By The Humane Society of America Many diseases common to cats can be prevented in two ways: by keeping your cat indoors, and by having your cat vaccinated according to your veterinarian's advice. CommonMore>> Unfortunately, cats can't tell us where or when it hurts. Know the signs for when your cat isn't up to par. More>> By The Humane Society of America Outfitting a house for a new cat isn't nearly as complicated as it may seem. Just a little advance thought will help make the newcomer feel at home and welcome in strangeMore>>
Hiking with your dog can be one of spring's most rewarding pleasures, as long as you take proper precautions.More>> Wanting to take the pooch out for a little socializing and a chance to stretch his legs? Take advantage of one of the many dog parks around the Las Vegas Valley.More>> Wanting to take the pooch out for a little socializing and a chance to stretch his legs? Take advantage of one of the many dog parks around the Las Vegas Valley.More>> In Clark County over the last four years over 85,000 animals were put to death in the four municipal shelters because they were unwanted. The solution -- spay or neuter your pet.More>> In Clark County over the last four years over 85,000 animals were put to death in the four municipal shelters because they were unwanted. The solution to this dilemma is easy: Spay or neuter your pet and then spay or neuter a stray.More>> Loving and loyal, dogs give back every bit that you put into them. Find out how to be sure you are giving your dog the best life possible.More>> How smart are your dogs? Do they seem to know what your going to do for them before you let them know? Here are five simple test you can give your pooch.More>>
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Following these guidelines can help you coexist with your pet, even if you have allergies. More>> For many, the benefits of animal companionship outweigh the drawbacks of pet allergies. Following these guidelines can help you coexist with your pet, even if you have allergies. More>> Whether it's your cat or dog, fish or horse, all beings are influenced by the Stars. Get the real low-down on their behavior.More>> Whether it's your cat or dog, fish or horse, all beings are influenced by the Stars. Get the real low-down on their behavior. More>>