Pet of the Month

 

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FEBRUARY 2024

LEMON BAR

 

 

Animal Type: Hognose Snake

Breed Type: Toffee Conda

Age: 1 year old

Weight: 1 pound

Nicknames: Baby Noodle

Enjoyes eating: Frozen mice

Favorite activities:  Exploring his enclosure with Aspen Snake Bedding and using his Repti Rock watering dish

Favorite Toy: His rock cave

Fun Facts: He is very small and likes blankets. Lemon Bar also loves tucking himself under a paper towel blanket to sleep


 

JANUARY 2024

HEDY

 

Animal Type: Dog

 

Breed Type: German Shorthair Pointer

 

Age: 9 Years

 

Weight: 59lbs

 

Nicknames: Sweety and beautiful

 

Enjoyes eating: Evanger's

 

 Favorite snacks/treats: Anything crunchy behind the counter!

 

 Favorite activities:  Chasing squirrels!

 

Favorite Toy: Any squirrel toy!

 

 

 Fun Facts: Accidentally found out she can swim and now she loves to swim!


 

DECEMBER

BUTTERCUP

 

Animal Type: Cat

 

Breed Type: Buff Tabby Domestic Short Hair

 

Age: 2 years

 

Weight: 10lbs

 

Nicknames: Baby One, Princess, Cat

 

Enjoyes eating: Purina Urinary Tract Health Dry Food

 

Favorite snacks/treats: Greenies

 

 Favorite activities: Kneeding blankets

 

Favorite Toy:  Hemp and catnip mice toys

 

Fun Facts:  Buttercup loves belly rubs!


 

NOVEMBER

CLEO

 

Animal Type: Cat

 

Breed Type: Domestic Short Hair

 

Age: 3 1/2 years

 

Weight: 11lbs

 

Nicknames: Precious, Snuggle Bug, Stink, Princess, Loaf

 

Enjoyes eating:Acana canned cat foods and chicken

 

 Favorite snacks/treats:  Blue Buffalo cat treats

 

 Favorite activities: Playing chase and hide and seek

 

Favorite Toy: Catnip mice & wands

 

Fun Facts: Cleo has a heart shaped spot on her coat! 


 

 

OCTOBER

MYLEE

 

Animal Type: Dog

 

Breed Type: Pit

 

Age: 10 months

 

Weight: 45lbs

 

Nicknames: None yet 

 

Enjoyes eating:Taste of the Wild

 

 Favorite snacks/treats: Still trying to find a favorite

 

 Favorite activities: Cuddling

 

Favorite Toy: Tennis Ball

 

Fun Facts: Mylee was recently adopted from the Santa Cruz Animal Shelter 


 

SEPTEMBER

SUNNY BOY

 

Animal Type: Parrot

 

Breed Type: Senegal Parrot

 

Age: 3

 

Weight: 1lb

 

Nicknames: Beep and Baby Sunny

 

Enjoyes eating: Nutriberries

 

 Favorite snacks/treats: Grapes

 

 Favorite activities: Chewing up wood

 

Favorite Toy: Wooden toys hung in his cage

or held in his foot

 

 

Fun Facts: Sunny learns words by association and asks to go to bed every night


 

AUGUST

DEEBO

 

Animal Type: Dog

Breed Type: Chiweenie

Age: 3

Weight: 12lbs

Nicknames: Debster, Mommas Baby

Enjoyes eating: Happy Dog  and Stella & Chewy's freeze dried lamb    

Favorite snacks/treats: Bully sticks, Chicken clucks, Stewarts Liver treats, and doggy ice cream

Favorite activities: Playing fetch and snuggling with his mom

Favorite Toy: Chuck-It! small balls and his Spot Taco soft toy

Fun Facts: Deebo is named after a 49er player


 

 

JULY

IN REMEMBRANCE OF

MOLLY

 

Animal Type: Dog

Breed Type: Siberian Husky

Age: 7

Weight: 42lbs

Nicknames: Momma, Mol, Molly Girl

Enjoyed eating: Taste of the Wild  and Stella & Chewy's freeze dried meal mixers   

Favorite snacks/treats: Charlee Bear treats and Greenies teenie dental treats

Favorite activities: Pulling her human companion on a skateboard and running on the beach

Favorite Toy: Her gnome

Fun Facts: Molly lived in the suburbs of Philidelphia the first three years of her life before moving to Santa Cruz

As you can tell, Ms. Molly is a very special Pet of the Month. Molly loved coming to Pet Pals for all her yummy foods, tasty treats, and loved picking out fun toys. Molly would always let out cries of excitement when she pulled into the parking lot because she knew her friends at Pet Pals had treats waiting for her at the registers. The staff at Pet Pals are honored to have had the privilege of serving such a beautiful soul. 


 

JUNE

ARTEMIS & APOLLO

 

Animal Type: Cat

Breed Type: Domestic Shorthair

Age: 2

Weight: Artemis (left in image) is about 10 pounds and Apollo (back right of image) is about 12 pounds

Nicknames: Baby Girl and Baby Boy

Enjoys eating: Wellness canned cat food  and Purevita dry cat food   

Favorite snacks/treats: Blue Buffalo cat treats and Orijen cat treats

Favorite activities: Chasing the laser pointer, climbing trees, grooming each other at nap time

Favorite Toy: catnip toys

Fun Facts: This brother and sister pair were found on a mountain property at around three and a half weeks old and were bottle fed. Today these cats live a spoiled life with a loving family. These "twins" are also June Geminis

 


 

MAY

ROXANNE

 

Animal Type: Cat

Breed Type: Domestic Shorthair

Age: 12

Weight: 9.5 pounds

Nicknames: Roxanna Biaul

Enjoys eating: Fussie Cat cans

Favorite snacks/treats: Fussie Cat Squeeze Treats

Favorite activities: Yelling, chasing greebles, and belly rubs at bedtime

Favorite Toy: Kick bags and catnip

Fun Facts: Roxanne likes using Odorlock Litter and sampling human food. Her favorites so far are American cheese and donuts. 

 

 

 

APRIL

LUDERMAN

 

Animal Type: Cat

Breed Type: Domestic Shorthair 

Age: 2

Weight: 9.5

Nicknames: Mr. Luderman, Kee-Kee

Enjoys eating: Fussie Cat cans, Weruva BFF cans, and FirstMate canned cat food

Favorite snacks/treats: Inaba Charu Tuna flavored cat treats and Orijen cat treats

Favorite activities: Stalking and attacking ankles and sleeping on the back cushion of couches

Favorite Toy: Anything with catnip

Fun Facts: Your cats grooming process stimulates blood flow to their skin, helps regulates body temperature and helps them relax. 


 

 

MARCH

NOODLE

 

Animal Type: Rabbit

Breed Type: Dwarf Hotot

Age: ~ 3 years

Weight: 2 pounds

Nicknames: Noodie, Tiny Beast

Enjoys eating: Sherwood pellets, cilantro, fennel, and bok choy

Favorite snacks/treats: bananas and blueberries

Favorite activities: Running around the apartment at top speed, chewing everything in sight, and causing mayhem

Favorite Toy: The Destruction Box - a cardboard box filled with grass mats, paper, and various objects and toys for her to rip to shreds

Fun Facts: Noodle likes to be wrapped up in a blanket like a little burrito when it's cold and she will always give her mom lots of kisses after she pets her

 

 

 

FEBRUARY

MAIZY

 

 

Animal Type: Dog

Breed Type: Chocolate English Lab

Age: 3 months

Weight: 12 pounds

Nicknames: Maze, Maizy May, May May

Enjoys eating: Instinct freeze-dried puppy food

Favorite snacks/treats: McLovin's freeze-dried treats and Earth Animal No-Hide Chews

Favorite activities: Chasing and playing with her brother and sister

Favorite Toy: Soft Nylabones and Kong puppy toys

Fun Facts: Maizy is using Pee Pads to help her get potty trained, she only barks when it is feeding time, and she loves slippers!


 

JANUARY

TOMMY

 

Animal Type: Dog

Breed Type: American Pitbull Doberman Mix

Age: 10 Years Young

Weight: 85lbs

Nicknames: Thomas Jefferson, Tomas, Master Splinter, Mr. Pitterman

Enjoys eating: Pure Vita, Stella & Chewy's, Evanger's, and Merrick

Favorite snacks/treats: Primal Raw Frozen Bones, Whimzees,

and Earth Animal No-Hide Chews

Favorite activities: playing with the Chuck It!, running in the backyard, and napping with his humans

Favorite Toy: Chuck It! and SPOT Bambones

Fun Facts: He is a parvo survivor, a Virgo, and his rescue papers said he was a Catahoula Lab but his family did a DNA test for his Christmas present in 2022 and discovered he is a Pit Doberman!