dogs

All tails wagging for 'Barktoberfest'

A free festival next weekend boasts an agility course, look-a-like competition and a bobbing-for-tennis-balls game. But this festival isn’t designed for you — it’s for your ...

‘No dogs’ rule exists for reason

I read with interest about people who think it is OK to take their little Fido into stores. This is without regard to rules or regulations. There are signs that say no dogs please. ...

Dog won’t mind staying at home

In response to “Don’t bring your pet dog into market” (Reader Input, Aug. 1): I just want to say thank you for speaking up on this matter. I am a former veterinary technicia ...

Kids louder than dogs

Re: Don’t bring your pet dog into market (Reader Input, Aug. 1). A dog on a leash in any type of store opens the possibility of unwanted doggie elimination. I carry our little t ...

Tired of ‘they won’t hurt you’

Every day there are interactions with dogs. Some are benign and some are fatal. I live in El Dorado County where signs are posted, “Dogs worrying cattle may be shot.” People ...

Be responsible with your dogs

As I attended another great Cruise Nite, I was once again amazed and saddened at the irresponsible dog owners. The poor dogs were burning their paws on the 110-degree black asph ...

Keep canines leashed on area trails

I’m not one who likes to complain. However I feel I have to say something about the abuse of the leash law that is taking place on the Stagecoach Trail before someone really gets ...

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 ...

Dog lover says those pitbulls must go

Here’s my input about the pitbulls that attacked Jojo (Journal, Sept. 20). As a lifetime dog lover, I do know quite a bit about dogs. Many breeds of dogs do have wired-in ancest ...