dogs

Reader Input: Often, dogs just don’t belong

There is a trend that seems to be taking over dog owners, thinking that their dog is special enough to enter any stores has nearly become an epidemic. In town, at any given time, ...

Reader Input: Shooting animals out of trees not sport

My thanks to Gus Thomson for his reports on Assembly Bill 2205, which would repeal a 2012 California law that prohibits the use of dogs to hunt bears (“Placer County panel he ...

Rattlesnake sightings, bitings mark move into Placer’s warmer season

Warmer weather is drawing both people and rattlesnakes out of hibernation, renewing warnings to be careful outdoors or risk a snake bite. While the bite of the rattlesnake is seld ...

Reader Input: Christmas crowd no place for dogs

I first want to say thank you to those involved in Old Town’s Christmas event this last Saturday. We had a great time. The food was great, the vendors were good and the weath ...

Reader Input: Homeless beg, yet own dogs

I see lots of homeless people asking for food, work or money. I would like to know why, where or how they usually have a dog with them. How can they afford to feed a dog or pur ...

In Placer County's foothills, make your dog’s day and stay in shape

After a busy day at work, coming home to a comfy couch, a little channel surfing and maybe a bowl of cookie dough ice cream sounds really good. Although relaxing, this is not nec ...

Reader Input: Don’t ban man’s best friend

I found it very ironic that these two articles were right on the same page in the March 20 Auburn Journal: “Penalties lacking for sex offenders who remove their GPS device ...

Marijuana-eating dogs lead to costly Auburn-area veterinary clinic visits

AUBURN CA - Cannabis-consuming canines are a disturbing and sometimes costly complication for Placer County residents who choose to use marijuana either as medicine or unlawfully. ...

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 ...

Treat dogs humanely

Thank you so much for printing the letter regarding the use of gas chambers for our shelter animals (“Inhumane pet euthanasia,” Reader Input, July 15). Dogs are sensiti ...