Pets

Volunteers invaluable to animal shelters

6 a.m. September 26
They have diverse backgrounds, shared love of pets

LOS ANGELES — Help Wanted: No pay, hours can be lousy, and sometimes it stinks.

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Enchanting puppies swim underwater

6 a.m. September 26

The blue eyes of Brando, an 8-week-old pit bull puppy, are open as he calmly watches air bubbles stream out of his nose. By contrast, the enormous brown eyes of 6-month-old Monty look wild and excited as the Cavalier King Charles spaniel chases a tennis ball through the depths of a heated pool.

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Rescued turtle heading to new home in San Diego

1:21 p.m. September 24

MARATHON, Fla. — A loggerhead sea turtle named Sapphire is getting ready for a cross-country trip on Thursday to a permanent home in Southern California after convalescing for more than a year at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital.

Photo Galleries

  • Pets of the week, Sept. 19

  • Pets of the week, Sept. 12

  • Pets of the Week, Sept. 5

  • Pets of the Week, Aug. 29

  • Pets of the Week, Aug. 22

  • Pets of the Week, Aug. 15

  • Pets of the Week, Aug. 8

  • Pets of the Week, August 1

  • Pets of the Week, July 25

  • Pets of the Week, July 18