Lynn Howe

New shelter good news for animals

On Dec. 13, the Placer County Board of Supervisors approved moving forward with the much anticipated new animal shelter in Auburn. Congratulations to everyone who has supported our ...

Placer County Animal Shelter offers variety of services

A Placer County agency sees 250 animals every month and offers a variety of services to them and the community, but not everyone feels its efforts are enough. The Placer County A ...

Possible program for dog safety

A new program hopes to be an alternative to breed-specific legislation in Auburn. Safety First, a program being organized by several local non profit groups and American Kennel Cl ...

Pitbulls in need of protection

Owners of dogs considered pitbulls — it’s up to you now! Because of the breed’s undeserved negative media image, pitbull owners have to be even more careful and responsible ...

Reader vows to shop Roseville

Lynn Howe has some good points about pitbulls (Reader Input, Nov. 8). Her statement, “Reckless owners of any dogs pose a threat to the community’s safety,” is true. These o ...

Council won’t ban pitbulls

The Auburn City Council put worries of a ban on pitbulls to rest Monday. More than a dozen attendees and a few TV news crews turned out for Monday’s council meeting for an item ...

Animal rescue groups came through

It is with great pride and gratitude that I write this letter in regards to Placer County Animal Service’s and its partnering groups’ outstanding response to the 49 Fire. The ...

49 Fire takes toll on pets

Pets – from dogs and cats to birds and tortoises – are part of the pain surrounding the 49 Fire. Many died in the fire, others were injured and many have been taken to the Plac ...