A Newborn and a Puppy: A Marinmom's true tale of SPN (Sudden Power Nurturing)
including advice on puppy training (get it!) by Alfia
Resources in Marin: for dogs, cats, horses,
rabbits, reptiles and more Coming Soon!
the Vet! Pose your animal care questions
Bunnylove in Marin! Have respect for these frisky
nibblers! Coming Soon!
Humane Societies, Sanctuaries:
Humane Society: The place the get a great
pet friend who needs a home! Education & volunteer
opportunities too. 171 Bel Marin Keys Blvd. in Novato.
Wildlife Sanctuary: Abbot Park Lane and B Street in San Rafael.
Nature education and wildlife rehabilitation. This
is the place to call to learn about local wildlife
(they can set up small nature education tours) or
if you encounter a local wild animal who needs medical
care. Gen. info.: 456-7283, Offices open M-F 8.30
am - 4.30 pm 453-1000
Mammal Center: a santuary for marine mammals open to
the public every day from 10 am - 4 pm. Located in
the Marin Headlands, north of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Volunteer and education opportunities. Call 979-4357
the Family Ties *
Book Selection: Pets:
A Guide for Kids by Frances Chrystie. A comprehensive
handbookfor kids on the care, understanding, and appreciation
of birds, cats, dogs, fish, guinea pigs, rabbits,
reptiles, farm animals, wild animals, and many more
- includes current information on illnesses and first-aid remedies. Click on the bookcover
to order your copy today.
Zoos & Aquariums:
Zoo: Check out the wonderful primate habitats. Children's
and petting zoo. The Insect Zoo is very popular with
little boys! Educational programs. Open every day
Aquarium: Fabulous huge tanks of Tropical fish, penguins
and reptiles in SF's Golden Gate Park. Touch Tidepool,
Shark & Ray Roundabout. At the CA Academy of Sciences
in Golden Gate Park, SF. 750-7145
Oakland Zoo: Home to over 375 animals from 125 different species
living in lush, naturalistic settings. Open daily
10 am - 4 pm. 510-632-9525