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Dog pepper-sprayed, removed for evaluation after Newcastle attack

AUBURN CA - A dog was pepper-sprayed and removed from a Newcastle home after it reportedly bit a woman Friday. Dispatchers were told that the woman was being attacked by a “wolf ...

Speeder crippled dog

I just wanted to say to the person who hit my neighbor’s dog on Aug. 9, in front of the Loomis Basin South park on King Road, first, you had to have felt the impact due to the fa ...

Local dog owners cool pets off as weather heats up

This summer, Auburn residents have been experiencing cooler-than-normal weather, but will be greeted with a rise in temperature by midweek. And in response to hotter conditions, lo ...

Loose canines shouldn’t be

Yeah, I think dogs should be on a leash or constrained in some way. Over the years as I’ve collected roadside recyclables, I tend to sweat, rub up against “marked” brush or c ...

Lucky’s grieving owner pleads to Placer supes for tighter vicious-dog rules

Placer County supervisors heard the heartbreak of the tragic loss of a beloved pet from a pitbull attack. And then they were asked Tuesday by the dog’s grieving owner to do some ...

Common foods can be lethal to pets

Reading the story of how Pidge, the Jack Russell terrier, lost her life after eating toxic mushrooms (Journal, June 14) brought back sad memories of how my beloved little Lucky Gir ...

Auburn woman dies in attempt to save dog from drowning

A dangerous stretch of Bodega Bay shoreline has claimed the life of an Auburn woman who went into the ocean to save her pet pug from being swept out to sea. Cindy Becker-Watkins, ...

Police dog Miko was one gold medal pooch

By all measures, retired police dog Miko was one special canine. Tough but not vicious with bad guys, gentle around good guys and a three-time California Police Olympics champion, ...

Vick can forget dog ownership

It is truly confusing to me that there is even a discussion about whether or not Michael Vick should be allowed to own another dog. The Eagles’ coach may have thought giving Mr ...

Holidays grim for dog owner

So I had a dog stolen last weekend. The county got the dog this week and I called them up. They tell me it’s $140 to get him out. I told them I don’t have that and they said ...