animal control

Neighbor’s bark was plenty bad

Reply to article, “For dog-bark complaints, proof of woof falls on accuser,” (Journal, Oct. 2):They do not always come out to check about a dog barking. Someone can go ...

Punish the deed, not the breed

How sad for Lynne Sutter. In her letter which ran June 8, “Kudos to the pitbull alerter,” she tells her experience … one isolated incident and she has condemned an entire bre ...

Hens may hold sway over dogs

If you own dogs, their life may be in danger if the county’s hen ordinance is approved by the planning commission. Under the guise of “urban farming,” the county is creatin ...

Don’t order the hens just yet

The current Placer County proposal to allow three hens on single family and now multi-family residential parcels is well-intended but seriously flawed. Without input from the age ...