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Pets are the best therapy

Pets are the best therapy

Brittany Mcclintock

February 23, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Dogs, and animals in general, bring this bundle of happiness that people just can’t deny. When you’re stressed which would you rather see, a litter of puppies or a baby? I bet it would be the puppies. See, I think animals are a form of therapy that is like no other. Dogs are being used now ...

The pros and woes of pet ownership

The pros and woes of pet ownership

Daisy Dardon

March 5, 2015


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

I think most people at some point have thought about getting a pet. I certainly have and I did. I got a puppy over Christmas break and it was one of the happiest moments in my life. Until I realized how much work he is. Having a pet is like having a child, no lie. They constantly ne...

The pros and woes of pet ownership

The pros and woes of pet ownership

Whitney Urmann

February 10, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I have always been an animal person and no way would I have survived in a closet-sized room with a stranger and not have Calvin, my cuddly tabby. I set out and found a great two bedroom, two bathroom apartment that allowed animals. A year later my cat has since gone back to Idaho to enjoy 20 acres o...

Students step up to care for furry friends

Students step up to care for furry friends

Claire Martinez

January 28, 2015


Filed under Features

Students pack up all of their prized belongings in preparation for college, but one thing that doesn't fit in a suitcase is a childhood pet. While college brings freedom, some students may be wondering if it is time to get a pet of their own. Hannah Booth, an employee at the Butte Humane Society's Dog Adoption Center, works with an...

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