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Reader Input: Shame on the dog’s owner

Shame! Shame on the woman who left her small dog in the hot car in the parking lot of Save Mart yesterday! What a thoughtless, stupid thing to do, not to mention cruel! Thanks ...

Reader Input: Don’t caterwaul to newspaper

Regarding the “Get dogs out of our stores” letter to the editor piece (Reader Input, April 7), I would hate to be one of the woman’s alleged dogs if she and her g ...

Reader Input: Pooch’s gratitude as deep as canyon

I want to thank everyone who helped look for me while I was lost in the American River Canyon last Friday. My people told me that they ran into several very nice folks who promis ...

Reader Input: Hoping Scrappy returns safely

Re: Donnas “Martin” Hoskins and his little pal Scrappy (“Homeless man hopes to get back dog that was stolen from him,” Journal, Oct. 24). What right did t ...

Reader Input: Unjust that pet Scrappy taken

After reading the story in the Sunday Journal about Mr. Donnas “Martin” Hoskins, the gentleman and his dog, Scrappy, I felt very sad for him and his beloved friend, Scr ...

Reader Input: My dog, my baby: No risk

I’m one of those people who brings her little doggie (my baby) into a store in a small bag strapped to my chest or my back, like a small backpack (“Often, dogs just don ...

Bring on the sunshine

(Auburn Journal photo) This dog was enjoying the sunshine in the back of a pickup on Friday as the vehicle stopped at a traffic light on Highway 49. Its owner had been considerate ...

Reader Input: Animal abuse prosecution needs teeth

With the Christmas season upon us, I find that I still cannot shake off the Nov. 17 letter written by Mia Kye in which she related seeing a young boy abusing a dog (“Animal c ...

Canine cancer awareness drives Pilot Hill woman

PILOT HILL – Tinkerbell, a bright-eyed Pembroke Welsh Corgi, was showing signs of trouble. Margot Farrelly was noticing the dog’s stool was bloody and the 8-year-old&r ...

Nub gets a happy ending

The road to recovery can be a long walk for a dog with three legs, but it seems Nub has managed it just fine. The 2-year-old Australian cattle dog became a local celebrity last mo ...