Monthly Archives: January 2013

Dustin Hoffman blames PETA, TMZ for cancelled of show "Luck"

Dustin Hoffman says the TMZ reports surrounding the deaths of 3 horses on the set of “Luck” last year are to blame for his show getting canceled … claiming TMZ’s facts were wrong. “Dustin just gave an interview to FoxNews.com, saying … Continue reading

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Skunk mating season January, February. Mary Cummins, Animal Advocates

It’s officially skunk mating season in California! Males will travel to mate with females. This is the time of year when skunks are more likely to be hit by cars on their journey. They will sometimes fight other males in … Continue reading

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Appraisers are not "derailing" home sales, Mary Cummins

This writer below feels that real estate appraisers are holding the market back. The writer states that we consider tax assessment values in our appraisals. No, we don’t. That would not be legal or accurate. I clear up a few … Continue reading

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Today is Squirrel Appreciation Day! Mary Cummins, Animal Advocates

Today January 21, 2013 is officially “Squirrel Appreciation Day!” Visit our squirrel rescue website and learn all about squirrels. Squirrels have constantly been voted the most popular wild animal. Here are some cute photos of our squirrels. Western Gray Squirrel … Continue reading

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The public may rescue ill, injured, orphaned wildlife without a permit, Mary Cummins, Animal Advocates

There’s been a bit of confusion when it comes to possession of wildlife by members of the public. In general it is illegal to possess native wildlife, marine mammals or migratory birds without proper permits. There are some exceptions. The … Continue reading

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Donating used furs to animal groups, Mary Cummins, Animal Advocates

For years people have kindly offered to give us used fur to use as bedding for wildlife babies. They no longer want to wear fur because they don’t approve of the inhumane fur industry and killing animals just for clothing. … Continue reading

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Thanks CA Fish & Wildlife for saving the cougar! Mary Cummins, Animal Advocates

Animal Control Responds to Mountain Lion in BackyardUPDATE: Tranquilized and Captured on Apple Grove Lane Property Updated 1:20 p.m., January 7, 2013by TYLER HAYDEN (CONTACT) [UPDATE, 1:20 p.m.]: The mountain lion that found itself trapped in the backyard of an … Continue reading

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CADFG officially becomes CADFW today, Mary Cummins, Animal Advocates

Department Name Change Effective Tomorrow DECEMBER 31, 2012 Media Contact:Jordan Traverso, DFG Communications, (916) 654-9937 The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) will become the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), effective Jan. 1. The new name was mandated … Continue reading

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New California animal laws for 2013, Mary Cummins, Animal Advocates

Animal fighting: Maximum fines double from $5,000 to $10,000 for people convicted of causing bears, bulls and roosters to fight with other animals or with humans. Conservation: The state Department of Fish and Game must provide greater emphasis on conservation. Its … Continue reading

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