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 By Diana Frieling    Community    July 7, 2018 

Going to the dogs

I don't often talk about the dogs here, but they are an integral part of the ranch. If you have been here, you have probably met most of them. At the very least, you have spent time with Doug, Dolly a...

 

The tale of Matty and Mocha

The other day, I was remembering a show called, "When Animals Attack." If you don't remember the show, it was about animal encounters that ended badly, as in animals attacked for no apparent reason...

 

EFBC's Summer Twilight Tour, June 30

It's officially Summer at Exotic Feline Breeding Compound's Feline Conservation Center in Rosamond, and time for a special evening at our Twilight Tour on Saturday, June 30. Limited to adults over 18...

 
 By Brook Lane    Community    May 26, 2018

3B Events & Equestrian Facility

3B Events & Equestrian Facility is located on 60 acres in the beautiful Cummings Valley in Tehachapi. Our facility offers standard horse boarding, overnight stalls, training, and a variety of...

 

Camp Blue Jay

Hello Miracle Mutt fans. Most great pairings, like peanut butter and jelly, and macaroni and cheese, have been around for years. In the five years since its inception, Marley's Mutts' "Miracle Mutts"...

 

Canine Creek fundraiser

We would like to introduce Sharon and her service dog Chief. Sharon is a member of Silver Paw Ranch and she is a veteran who served in the US Navy for 4 years. She was injured during training. She...

 

It's that time of year again

I walk the ranch every morning and every night just to check and make sure all is well with the critters. It is a peaceful time and I enjoy the quiet to just visit with my friends, the animals. This...

 

Celebrate Spring at EFBC's Twilight Tour

Saturday evening, April 28, Exotic Feline Breeding Compound's Feline Conservation Center will host the first Twilight Tour of the year, inviting guests to visit during evening hours and find out what...

 

Marley's Mutts needs your help!

In response to over 150 dogs being seized from a home in Tehachapi,  Marley's Mutts will spend the next several days rescuing as many dogs from our local shelters as possible. This is a double...

 

New faces at Windswept

Things are always changing here at Windswept. There are happy moments, then sad, then happy. This time of the year, we are always happy to welcome new babies. We have lambs on the ground and they...

 

Volunteering at Windswept

So what's it like to volunteer at Windswept Ranch? If you volunteer, be prepared to experience something very special. There are many unique volunteering opportunities at the Ranch: You may choose to...

 

Pamela Wildermuth donates 'Summer Rain' to the BVS Spring Art Show

Pamela Wildermuth is an artist in Bear Valley Springs who has the great luck to live in a beautiful area and to create beautiful art. Her specialty is "equine art" and she has painted or drawn...

 

Canine Companions for Independence visit the Lions

"We Serve" is the motto of all Lions Clubs. Not only does the Tehachapi Lions Club serve our community by doing service projects and giving back, but it also has a main mission of vision and hearing...

 

Are the unclear service dog guidelines hurting those they were made to protect?

We seem to see service animals everywhere we go these days but how many of these animals actually went through the arduous process that being a true service dog requires? According to cci.org, the...

 

Protectors of Tehachapi's smallest residents

Gina Christopher has fostered and found homes for nearly 700 cats during her 10 year career in animal rescue. "I'm the original crazy cat lady," she said. Have a Heart Humane Society works every day...

 

Donated Pet ID Scanner put into action

Officers from the Tehachapi Police Department used a new piece of equipment on Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 27) to reunite a lost dog turned into TPD. Makaya was identified and returned to her family...

 

The dangers of encountering elk

What do reindeer and elk have in common? Antlers. Impressively big antlers in some cases. Now, why in an article about elk, would I mention reindeer? The answer to that question is that it is to...

 

Welcome fall at EFBC's Twilight Tour

Saturday evening, September 16, Exotic Feline Breeding Compound's Feline Conservation Center will host this third and final Twilight Tour of the year, inviting guests to visit during evening hours...

 

Hello, Loop readers!

Have you ever thought your dog might make a great therapy dog? If so, we'd love to meet you and your mutt, and potentially invite you to join the Miracle Mutts Tehachapi Crew! As dedicated advocates,...

 

Two ducks rescued from Cub Lake

Two beautiful domestic Pekin Ducks were abandoned at Cub Lake earlier this month. Your first thought might be what a beautiful duck home! Unfortunately, domesticated ducks cannot fly and have little...

 

BVS Mule and Horse show

Bear Valley Springs Horseman's Association held their Annual Mule and Horse show August 4, 5, and 6. This is the second largest show in California with contestants coming from Northern and Southern...

 

Audubon August activities to highlight Raptors

Everyone is invited to attend an Audubon field trip on Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Nature Park in Golden Hills. Come walk the trails in the west part of the park; identifying birds, viewing raptor...

 
 By Pat Doody    Community    August 19, 2017

Marley's Mutts to get a new home

At the Aug. 2 Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council meeting, Zack Skow of Marley's Mutts Dog Rescue announced that the organization has purchased a 20 acre ranch in Cummings Valley with the...

 

The thing about animals

You know the feeling when you start to do something, then you start over, and over, and over? Well, that is the way this article has gone. I had an idea, then Charlottesville happened and everything...

 

Phasing out food rewards in dog training

B.T. writes, "I'm trying to train my dog to do basic commands like sit and lay down, and at first he was doing great. But now, no matter how many cookies I give him, he seems distracted and won't...

 

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