pets

Our View: Responsible pet ownership needed always

The love of our pets is strong in the foothills. Yet, the responsibility for those pets seems to fall to the wayside at times and sometimes with dramatic consequences. Recently ...

Americans spent over $53 billion on pets last year

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — The economy may have remained sluggish last year but Americans refused to scrimp on their pets, with animal lovers spending upwards of $53 billi ...

Noon Hour Update: Taking on ADA lawsuit; 75-year-old skydiver; Tevis Cup profile and county revenue sharing

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working ...

Uncool to leave dog in hot car

Thank you for reporting on the issue of leaving dogs in hot cars (Journal, July 26). Every year, dogs die after being locked inside cars while their owners shop or run other errand ...

Local pet owners are dedicated to their animals

Victoria Johnson fell in love with her dog Nana Le Briard 10 months ago. Today, Johnson and her furry sidekick are inseparable. Johnson is just one of many Auburn residents who ...

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 ...

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 ...

Does Auburn have any homes for pets?

A new Auburn resident said she doesn’t want to give up her pets to live in the city. Maggie Montgomery and her husband moved to Auburn with their 3-year-old son and pets for a n ...

New center brings potential pets to Auburn

Auburn residents have a new place to meet some furry friends. The Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals opened its Pet Adoption and Resource Center Friday at 148 ...

Good dog, hard choice: Downturn puts pressure on Placer County pet owners

Economic hard times have put the squeeze on many pet owners. And while the idea of paying off a four-figure bill for a pet procedure or even putting food in the dog dish when a do ...