dogs

Fight erupts over hunters? right to use dogs

For most people, the Disney classic ?The Fox and The Hound? is the only example they know of using hounds to hunt animals. But while the cute story may entertain children, the prac ...

Select any pet with great care

In response to Susanna Hadley’s letter (Reader Input, Feb. 22), I’d like to first congratulate her on recognizing that there are “dog breeders” and then there are people wh ...

No bad dogs, just bad dog owners

I’ve been following the issue regarding unleashed dogs since the attack of a resident’s dog last year. It has piqued my interest because I had to deal with this issue before. M ...

Set aside trails for unfettered dogs

I seem to have become the unwitting poster child for off-leash hiking, in your newspaper (“Leash your dog — no excuses,” Our View, Feb. 1). I love hiking in nature with my do ...

Pet owners struggle to find rental housing

During their rental housing search, Tasha Moore and boyfriend Aaron Lockhart were determined to all stick together — and that included two large dogs. The couple spent several m ...

Good local parks going to the dogs

Regarding the removal of geese from the Meadow Vista Park (Journal, July 29), for as long as I can remember (and I am 73 years young), as a child and as an adult, every park that h ...

Dogs teach by example

I have a divine relationship with my two precious dogs, Bojangles, a Yorkie-Jack, and Emerson, a Bichon Frise. I say divine because they are truly my spiritual teachers, my gurus. ...

While owners are at work, these pets play

Carol Hamilton of Folsom gets teary eyed and sometimes bawls when she has to leave her girls with a sitter and she cries again when she picks them up. “You can see their eyes be ...

Clear Cruise Nite of dogs

How sad a little dog like Lucky died because of an unleashed dog (Journal, June 8). What does it take for dog owners to be responsible for their dogs? Not only leashing, but also p ...

Dog park closure temporary

Local dog owners won’t be able to visit the Ashley Memorial Dog Park until at least Friday. The park was closed Monday due to the weekend weather, and construction started betwe ...