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Reader Input: Rodeos are in no way OK
Tuesday May 07 2013
I believe that rodeos are not only animal abuse, but they are also child abuse because they teach children that it is OK to be cruel to animals. Most rodeo events rely on creatin ...
Reader Input: Rodeo needs closer look
Tuesday Apr 23 2013
Every year, the Humane Society of the Sierra Foothills is contacted by people objecting to rodeo cruelty. Although rodeo activities are promoted as “heritage” or &ldquo ...
Foresthill-area “Frankie” dog-cruelty case moves forward
Wednesday Mar 06 2013
The former owner of a dog severely injured then tied to a tree and left to die has made his initial appearance in Placer County Superior Court on an animal cruelty ...
Ban the torture that is rodeo
Tuesday Apr 12 2011
Rodeo is a blatant display of animals being tortured, tormented and terrorized. In addition to baby calf neck-snapping and steer-wrestling (both recently banned in Houston for thei ...
Pet dog suffers third-degree burns
Wednesday Oct 06 2010
A Loomis family believes someone came onto their property recently and burned their dog with caustic chemicals. Chloe, a three-year-old Labrador retriever, is being treated for se ...
Opossum killing disturbs reader
Wednesday Sep 08 2010
Re: “Teen charged with felony for killing opossum,” (Journal, Sept. 8). Please, please help me understand this. Cigarette and alcohol adverts have been taken off TV because of ...
Circuses exploit animals
Friday Jul 17 2009
Circuses are inherently cruel to exotic animals (“Circus Coming to Town Riles Animal Rights Activists”, June 12). It does not take rocket science to figure out wild animals bel ...
Dog and cock fighting are illegal: Why allow rodeos?
Friday Aug 01 2008
Would decent folks put up with dog or cock fighting events even if they were legal? No, they wouldn’t because of the cruelty, barbarism and suffering inflicted in such horrific a ...
Rocklin man, 76, arrested for allegedly shooting dog
Tuesday May 27 2008
A 76-year-old Rocklin man was arrested Sunday for allegedly shooting his own dog several times in the back of the head. Rocklin Police responded to the home of Argene Corbett Mill ...
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