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The Puppy With Two Tails

Puppy that looks cute in a person's hands with its paws hanging out.

Darrius H., Editor in Chief

April 23, 2020

With the help of the Twitter account WeRateDogs, Narwhal’s popularity exploded. The Tweet about Narwhal has since gained 131,000 retweets and 619,000 likes. Unlike most dogs, Narwhal has two tails- with the second tail on his forehead. Volunteers for an animal rescue located in Missouri found the 10...

Dog Suicide Bridge in Scotland

The Overtoun Bridge in Scotland has been the place of many dog suicides, making the bridge become a source of speculation.

Elise M., Reporter

May 22, 2019

In Dumbarton, Scotland dogs feel compelled to jump off the Overtoun Bridge to their death. As morbid as it may sound, it's very true. Something overcomes the dogs as they approach the bridge, making them feel like they should jump. Dumbarton residents have begun calling the bridge a “Dog Suicide Bri...

Westminster Dog Show’s Winky is a Hit

Winky is on the A-frame, where she suddenly stopped at the top.

Mia R., Editor

March 7, 2019

op.60The Westminster Dog Show is a very serious competition for dogs, consisting of seven categories, but one small dog did not take this challenge very seriously at all. A Bichon Frise named Periwinkle, or better known as Winky, stole the spotlight from the fast-timing dogs and very accurately won he...

Should Dogs Be Allowed In Stores?

Photo of a typical grocery store.

Bianca Z., Reporter

May 24, 2018

Most dogs are not allowed in stores because it is against the health code where food is sold or served. In some stores that don’t sell food are mostly dog-friendly, but why aren’t dogs allowed in grocery stores? Dogs aren’t allowed in these stores because The Food and Drug Administration’s Foo...

Dog Suffocates During United Airlines Flight

a United Airlines plane

Lauren Y., Editor - Opinon

April 11, 2018

Though pet transportation on airplanes has always been a major problem, the recent incident involving United Airlines has brought new light to the subject: on March 12, 2018, a family pet suffocated in the overhead bin after its owners were directed to put it in the compartment. United Airlines has already...

Dog Running for Mayor

Australian cattle dog

Young K., Editor

October 12, 2017

Since the 1900’s animals have been considered eligible candidates for political positions. As absurd as this may sound, there have been instances where animals such as monkeys, rhinos, gorillas, goats and in this case a dog. The dog’s name is Finn and he is an Australian cattle dog that is running for ...

Should Support Dogs be Allowed?

Support dog wearing vest.

Emma L., Reporter

October 11, 2017

A highly debated topic today is if support dogs should be allowed in public areas. At first you may think: “Of course; there are many people who need a furry companion to help with their emotional or psychological issues,” but, once you go deeper into the topic, there are many deeper concerns to b...

Green Retrievers?

Forest with his litter mates.

K. Smith, Advisor

July 21, 2017

As quoted by Kermit the frog, “It’s not easy being green.” Maybe Kermit has troubles with being green, but Forest, a Golden Retriever pup is discovering a new sense of fame through his ability to stand out from the crowd. This darling dog is part of a litter of nine pups, in which all are a glorious...

Why Small Dogs are Better Than Big Dogs

A small dog.

Charis P., Reporter

January 17, 2017

Almost everyone loves dogs. They make a great house pet and there are over 100 different dog breeds to choose from! Personally, I think that smaller dog breeds, such as the chihuahua, are better than bigger dogs like a great dane, because smaller dogs are easier to care for. For starters, smaller ...

Why You Should Adopt a Dog Rather Than Purchase One

Why You Should Adopt a Dog Rather Than Purchase One

Katrina W., Reporter

October 17, 2016

Are you looking for the next four-legged member to add to your family or simply a furry canine friend to keep you company? If so, you should definitely consider adopting a dog from your local animal rescue center first, instead of purchasing one from a petstore.   Approximately 3.9 million dogs are dropped o...

Dog Elected Third Time in a Row for Mayor in Minnesota

Dog Elected Third Time in a Row for Mayor in Minnesota

Katrina W., Reporter

October 4, 2016

Have you ever heard of a dog for a mayor? Well, in this world anything is possible and now, it's finally become a reality. The mayor in Cormorant, Minnesota has recently been elected to serve a third term and is claimed to be one of America’s most beloved politicians. Nine-year-old, fluffy white Gre...

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