pit bull

Quit blaming the pit bulls

I am sick and tired of reading all the letters and editorials, regarding the four pit bulls. It’s my understanding that they were in a fenced yard. The question is, who opened ...

Humans spoiled the pit bull

I can’t imagine life without a dog. I remember each one I’ve ever partnered with. Almost all canines were bred for a specific reason: work, hunting, farm, pleasure, etc. Pit ...

Disney knew what to do

Even Disney would have pit bulls put down. I’ll bet just about every baby boomer remembers the movie “Old Yeller.” Young boys befriend a stray dog that becomes their best fr ...

Lock up those pit bulls, or the owner

I opened up my computer to pit bull facts and found information from the Humane Society and other organizations about pit bulls. Everyone should turn to this page. It reveals wha ...

No pitbull love lost Downtown

Why in God’s name does a 27-year-old man have four pitbull dogs in the middle of beautiful Downtown Auburn? My heart goes out to the brave teen who was attacked. In my opinion t ...

Sparkle the pony will be missed

A Loomis family is mourning the loss of their pet pony that died after a vicious dog mauling. Amber Farman, of Loomis, whose family owned the pony said, “Part of me is angry, pa ...

Dog's horse-attack ‘wanted’ posters plaster Norcal

Reward posters are going up on walls in pet stores and veterinarian offices from Reno to Sacramento to Stockton in a new regional drive to collar a man and dog involved in a brutal ...

Legislation needed for spay and neutering of pit bulls

Legislation needed for spay and neutering of pit bulls Pit bulls are vicious and unpredictable and our county and state politicians need to show some courage and leadership and t ...

Horse mauling mystery man now has a face

Investigators are hoping a composite photo will jog people's memories and help crack the case of a dog owner who fled the scene of a horse attack near Auburn. Placer County Animal ...

Two horse attacks spur pit bull debate

Expect more pit bull attacks, a critic of the breed said Wednesday in the wake of the second Auburn-area incident this month involving a pit bull injuring a horse on a trail ride. ...