animals

For dog-bark complaints, proof of woof falls on accuser

When Jaimie Waller received a letter notifying her of a complaint filed against her for a barking dog, she said she couldn’t believe it. “I was just like, ‘Wow,” said Walle ...

Rodeo sadism had no place on ranch

In any other situation, the outlandish cruelty found in rodeo events would bring animal cruelty arrests. False hype about tradition, heritage, or bravery conceals barbaric torture ...

Placer County Animal Shelter offers variety of services

A Placer County agency sees 250 animals every month and offers a variety of services to them and the community, but not everyone feels its efforts are enough. The Placer County A ...

New center brings potential pets to Auburn

Auburn residents have a new place to meet some furry friends. The Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals opened its Pet Adoption and Resource Center Friday at 148 ...

Animals add to charm of Loomis

To Ms. Kathleen Giel who complained about Cindy Walden and her pets (Journal, Jan. 6); you have lived there two years? Cindy Walden has had her property for 24 years. The tract ho ...

Wages presented, animals barred

Auburnites will now be able to see the wages for every city employee, including elected officials. In a 5-0 vote at Monday night’s City Council meeting, council members approved ...

A.A.A.R.F. volunteer saves the lives of furry friends

Editor's note: This is the first in a series of 12 stories on volunteers in our community. The stories will be published as a countdown to the holiday, in honor of the 12 days of ...

Little chip can be big help for pets, owners

Fido could use one. So could Whiskers. Pet microchipping is nothing new, but that doesn’t make it any less important. And while the permanent identification process has been ...

Pet ownership is responsibility

Animals fill our void in life. They provide companionship and joy when we are lonely. They offer comfort when there isn?t any. They make us feel good when we need escape from ourse ...

Pet food, supplies available for Auburn 49 Fire victims

Donated dog and cat food is now available for people whose pets were affected by the Auburn fire. Dog and cat food can be picked up at Placer County Animal Services, 11251 B Ave. ...