Cardiff Dog Days of Summer

Cardiff 101 Main Street presented the 12th Annual Cardiff Dog Days of Summer and a pet’s life magazine was proud to be a Media Partner. This free event featured over 200 dog-related vendors and rescue groups, pet adoptions, live music, dog contests, beer & wine garden, food trucks and more!

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Sarit Dhupa and Vivianne Villanueva Dhupa

Passionate about animals and our San Diego community, Vivianne Villanueva Dhupa and Sarit Dhupa have devoted their lives in helping animals and their owners live life to the fullest.

apl: What inspired both of you to get into the pet industry?

Sarit - I come from a family of physicians, I am the 42nd Doctor in my family! My decision to pursue animal medicine was largely based on childhood experiences with animals as I was born and raised in Africa.

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Lily

With Myron and Doreen Schonbrun.

Philanthropists Dr. Myron and Doreen Schonbrun have dedicated their lives to making a difference in our San Diego community. The passion they have for the community is the same they have for animals and their longtime family dog Lily. Recently, Lily passed away but before she did, we sat down with all three and spoke about how Lily had touched everyone’s heart.

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Your New Horse!

Equine.

Bringing a horse into your family is a big responsibility and comes with new pet-care obligations. These basic tips will help keep your horse happy and healthy. Horses are active animals that need companionship. For this reason, they should be provided with an environment where they can spend most of their day outside exercising and interacting with other horses. Your horse will also need to bond with you; you should be able to provide your equine friend with daily visits where you can pet them and occasionally give them treats.

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Fossils in San Diego

Kids Page.

Believe it or not, millions of years ago, many animals (some of them now extinct) roamed the area we call home! Just think- there were dinosaurs walking the land in Carlsbad. Hadrosaurs and nodosaurs roamed San Diego millions of years ago, and during the Ice Age 200,000 years ago, other animals like the Saber-Toothed cats and Camels called the area home!

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Ruth Melero with Jack & Russel

M Winehouse, a quaint Wine Bar, sits nestled in the heart of Little Italy and has two dogs that are often there greeting guests. Entrepreneur and owner Ruth Melero followed her dream and opened a beautiful pet-friendly space with great atmosphere that offers international wines, specialty drinks, beers and bubbles for locals and tourists alike. When she is not working, she enjoys pampering her two loves, Jack & Russel. She shares why they bring sunshine to her life.

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