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  • Summer program offers Nutrition to Grow On

    Updated Aug 18, 2022

    FALLBROOK – Every Thursday morning from 9-10:30 a.m. for eight weeks in June and July, between eight and 16 third and fourth grade student members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of North County traveled by bus to garden areas at the Fallbrook Wellness Center on East Mission Road to learn how to plant and grow fruits and vegetables. Nutrition to Grow On is a collaborative program of the Fallbrook Food Pantry, Fallbrook Regional Healthcare District and the Boys and Girls Clubs of North County. Young Milton and Jean Dooley, board...

  • First canine mayor helps raise over $20,000

    Updated Jul 20, 2020

    Most electoral races are dog-eat-dog, but the inaugural canine mayor election in Fallbrook involved lots of smiles and wagging tails. Vince Ross Village Square was full of music, fun and dog loving folk as they waited for the winning candidate to be announced on May 13. Miss Fallbrook and her court, in addition to campaign managers and fans of each candidate, stood waiting for the announcement to be made. The Midili Brothers Band played classic rock as everyone gathered to...

  • German shorthaired pointers benefit from charity concert

    Updated Aug 28, 2017

  • Dogs need water safety too

    Updated Aug 28, 2017

    FALLBROOK – Dogs have solidified their places in many families. Nowadays, more and more dogs accompany their pet parents on trips to the store, vacations and various recreational pursuits, including trips to the beach or the backyard pool. Many people assume all dogs can swim and swim well. But WebMD advises that not all dogs are natural-born swimmers, and some may be more skillful than others. Unfortunately, there’s no way to gauge a dog’s swimming prowess until the...

  • Pet of the Week

    Updated May 9, 2017

    Mariah came to the Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary several months ago with her three small kittens. Her kittens have since been adopted but now it's Mariah's time. She has a quiet and loving nature. Most days you'll find her snuggled up in a cozy covered cat bed, however, when she looks out and sees a lap available, here she comes! She's a sweet and beautiful girl so please come and meet her soon at the Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary, 230 W. Aviation Rd. It's open 1 to 4 p.m. Monday,...

  • Dogs have fun at Bark in the Park

    Updated Mar 29, 2017

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  • Pet of the Week

    Updated Mar 26, 2017

    FALLBROOK – Omeo (maybe short for Romeo?) is a very big and beautiful pitbull. He is about a year old and very playful. Omeo is neutered and up to date with shots and would love to have a family that has a big yard in which he could play with them. Give him a ball and let the fun begin. Omeo is very sweet and beautiful and is available to be seen at the Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary, 230 W. Aviation Rd. It's open 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sat...

  • Pet of the Week

    Updated Mar 14, 2017

    FALLBROOK – Buddy is a super loving guy that wants nothing more than to curl up next to you. He has soft curls and big brown eyes. Stop by the Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary, 230 W. Aviation Rd., and take him for a walk. It's open 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday....

  • Bark in the Park to benefit Live Oak Dog Park

    Updated Feb 24, 2017

    FALLBROOK – Fallbrook dogs and their human companions, as well as their donkey friends, are looking forward to Bark in the Park, the annual dog festival, which will happen on Saturday, March 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Live Oak Park. This joyful occasion will begin with a blessing of the animals by Fr. Leland Jones of St. John’s Episcopal Church, followed by a group dog walk led through historic Live Oak Park, with a stop-off at the leash-free area to learn about...

  • Pet of the Week

    Updated Jan 21, 2017

    Are you looking for a new friend to hang out with this new year? That's funny; so is Lita Ford, and you two should definitely meet each other! Please stop by Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary at 230 W Aviation Road on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 1-4 pm to meet Lita Ford and our other fabulous felines....

  • Pets of the Week

    Updated Jan 13, 2017

    FALLBROOK – Willie and Milo are two neutered male Chihuahua mixes that have been waiting at the Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary for a good home for way over two years. They love to go out for a walk (just like any other dog) and run in a park or yard but are also very happy to roll up in a blanket and sleep. They are both up-to-date on shots, neutered and microchipped. Willie is a very low-energy dog, very sweet and easy, but an escape artist as he can climb a 6 ft chain link...

  • Fallbrook dog will surf in Rose Parade on record-setting float

    Updated Dec 30, 2016

    A dog from Fallbrook is among a very select group of canines that will be surfing in the 2017 Tournament of Roses parade in Pasadena Jan. 2 aboard Lucy Pet Products’ record-setting Gnarly Crankin’ K-9 wave maker float. Fred, a 5-year-old dog owned by Al and Pat Erikson, earned a spot on the float when he impressed Lucy Pet Product officials with his surfing ability during an audition in San Diego and then won an on-line voting contest among the finalists. Lucy Pet...

  • Pet of the Week

    Updated Dec 19, 2016

    FALLBROOK – Goliath is a huge German Shepherd. He is a little older, neutered male dog, very relaxed, and probably housetrained if taken outside enough. He doesn’t like young children (probably because of what happened in the past), but he loves to go for a walk and run in a park. He is up-to-date with shots and microchipped. Goliath is looking for a loving family or person, who can take him into their home and give him a lot of love. He would love to be part of a family...

  • Pet of the Week

    Updated Nov 24, 2016

    FALLBROOK – Mr Pip is a very handsome and outgoing guy. His dream is to be curled up on a sofa before Christmas with his forever family. Anyone who has a spot on their sofa and room in their heart, can stop by and meet Mr. Pip and all his friends at Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary, 230 W. Aviation Road. It is open 1 to 4 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday....

  • Cool cats can be found at the FAS

    Updated Nov 15, 2016

    FALLBROOK – Sheet metal, even with its shiny exterior, is not particularly attractive, but cold air blowing through sheet metal ducts into a hot warehouse has been drawing sighs of contentment from the feline residents of the Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary’s (FAS) catteries. It’s true. After five years of scorching hot summer temperatures air conditioning is a reality at the FAS! A fundraising campaign was started in early spring 2016 and, following months of delays, a...

  • National Cat Day promotes cat adoptions

    Updated Oct 23, 2016

    FALLBROOK – As the pet of the week, Lulu is here with a public service announcement. She wants to remind everyone that cats are good for them. Having a cat reduces stress and loneliness. All are invited to come by the Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary to meet Lulu and all her friends Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday (from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.). Since Oct. 29 is National Cat Day, the sanctuary will offer discounted fees for the first 10 approved cat adoptions on that day. The...

  • Pets of the Week need air conditioning

    Updated Sep 27, 2016

    FALLBROOK – Silvia is delightful, pleasing, endearing and adorable. She is perfect for anyone needing a charming pet to keep them company. Anyone looking for a cat, or dog, can stop by the Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary, 230 W. Aviation Rd., between 1 and 4 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday or Saturday to meet Silvia and all their other charmers. The sanctuary is currently running a gofundme campaign on to raise money for air conditioning for its 60- year-old building which has...

  • Pet of the week

    Updated Aug 19, 2016

  • Pet of the Week

    Updated Aug 4, 2016

    Kittens – orange, gray, black, striped, spots, solid, calico, male, female – are available now at the Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary. Cute, loveable, and a lot of fun, they've had their first set of shots and will be spayed/neutered soon. These kittens are looking for a good forever home, so please come by and meet them Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 230-232 Aviation Rd. For more information, call (760) 685-3533....

  • Pet of the Week

    Updated Jul 11, 2016

  • Pets of the Week

    Updated Jun 16, 2016

    FALLBROOK – This week’s pets are Bonnie and Jeri. Bonnie − short for Bonneville, because he can run really fast − has an enormous amount of energy and would love to run and play with another dog or other dogs. He is good with people, children, and several dogs too. He is up-to-date with shots and microchipped, loves to play ball and is looking for a loving family that can give him a lot of love. Jeri is literally hanging out in a hammock at Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary waiting for someone to stop by and visit. Jeri has...

  • Pets of the Week

    Updated May 20, 2016

    FALLBROOK – This week's Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary features are a dog and a cat currently available for adoption. Goliath is an appropriately-named German Shepherd. He is an older, neutered male that is very relaxed and probably housetrained if taken outside enough. He would do best in a child-free home, and he loves to go out for a walk and run in a park or yard. He is up-to-date with shots and microchipped. Goliath is looking for a loving family or person that can take...

  • Pets of the Week

    Updated Apr 22, 2016

    FALLBROOK – Willie is a small, male Chihuahua mix, light brown in color, about 2- to 3-years old. He is neutered and microchipped and up-to-date on shots. He is good with kids and other dogs but not cats (he barks at them). He has a docked tail. He is a very low-energy dog, very sweet and easy, but an escape artist. He supposedly can climb chain-link fence, so he needs a secure place, but he is adorable and easy on a leash. The health benefits of having a pet are well...

  • Pets of the Week

    Updated Apr 15, 2016

    FALLBROOK – This week the Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary is featuring a dog and a cat that are up for adoption. Seymore is a very sweet and low-energy Terrier mix. He is good with children and dogs too. Like all dogs, he loves to go out for a walk. He is neutered, up-to-date with shots, and microchipped. Seymore loves to sit on one's lap and be cuddled for a long time. Princess is a long-haired cat. She loves having her royal tummy rubbed. She's a large, regal, beautiful girl with long silvery hair and big green eyes. Seymore...

  • Pets of the Week

    Updated Apr 1, 2016

    FALLBROOK – This week's pet is Bonnie (short for Bonneville, because he can run really fast) has an enormous amount of energy and would love to run and play with another dog or other dogs. He is good with people and children and several dogs too. He is up-to-date with shots and microchipped, loves to play ball and is looking for a loving family that can give him a lot of love. Bonnie can have visitors at the Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary on 230-232 Aviation in Fallbrook on...

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