Pet Praising: Gentle Giant Mocha

“We got Mocha when she was 2 months old,” says her owner.  “She was super hyper and loved to nip at noses and ears.”  But with training and love, Mocha found her gentle side.  Her owner explains, “She probably has some pit bull in her and she goes to show you that pit bulls are…

Pet Praising: Raptor the Tiny Dinosaur

Raptor the crested gecko is celebrating a birthday!  He was adopted two years ago today from local breeders LAC Herps.  “Raptor is very shy,” says his owner, “but he likes to crawl around and look at new things and different rooms.”  Raptor eats powdered gecko food and live crickets.  The live feeding has led to some…

Pet Praising: Link the Lab

Link is a 9-year-old black lab mix who was adopted eight years ago from a local shelter.  When his mother was pregnant, she was brought to the shelter, and she had her puppies in a foster home.  She was “the yellowest yellow lab ever,” but bore seven black-and-white puppies.  The shelter named them after the seven…