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The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO
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Updated May 6, 2015 at 11:34 AM

When I take my dog for a walk, it is typically part walk, and part strolling buffet. Apparently, the walking part is for me and the buffet is for him. This really makes the walks challenging since I have to spend much of the time pulling him away from some nasty sidewalk snack in order to continue our walk.Obviously, this can be a huge distraction, and was probably the reason I almost didnt see the bear.

Updated May 4, 2015 at 6:05 PM

The Phelps County Animal Welfare League (PCAWL) will host the Tail Trot 5K/10K Saturday, June 20, at the Veterans Memorial Park in Rolla.

Updated May 1, 2015 at 9:12 AM

Crazy about cats? Check our our favorite apps for cat lovers for apps that can help connect you with a vet and teach you more about the different breeds.

Updated Apr 24, 2015 at 8:01 AM

If youre the type of pet parent who likes to dote on their dog, youll want to check out these apps designed to help you make the most of your time with Fido. Wondering why your pup isnt feeling so well, or in need of some training tools? Check...

Updated Apr 15, 2015 at 4:01 PM

A new nonprofit called Whisker Stop has scheduled a low-cost clinic Saturday, April 18, at the Eugene E. North Community Hall in Rolla from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Updated Apr 15, 2015 at 11:29 AM

The companionship of a pet can be comforting and therapeutic for people in their advanced years of life.But selecting the right pet is important in ensuring the process is as worry free as possible.

Updated Apr 1, 2015 at 12:06 PM

As if cuddly little pooches didn't get enough attention on their own, now they're out trying to steal the Easter Bunny's thunder. We wouldn't mind finding one of these cute little critters in our Easter baskets on Sunday… as long...

Posted Mar 18, 2015 at 5:25 PM

Stump, a 10-year-old Sussex spaniel, became the oldest Best in Show winner at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show in February. Stump makes his home in Houston with his handler, Scott Sommer. In 2004, veterinarians at Texas A&M University in College...

Posted Mar 18, 2015 at 5:25 PM

Blind, injured or otherwise handicapped dogs, cats and horses find a loving home at Rolling Dog Ranch Animal Sanctuary in Ovando (pop. 71). The 160-acre sanctuary, founded in 2000 by Steve Smith and Alayne Marker, tends to 70 to 80 disabled...

Posted Mar 18, 2015 at 5:25 PM

Tips for keeping your pets healthy and comfortable

Posted Mar 18, 2015 at 5:25 PM

Debi Boies, of Landrum (pop. 2,472), and pilot Jon Wehrenberg, of Knoxville, Tenn., founded Pilots N Paws to rescue doomed animals. Pilots volunteer their time, planes and fuel to transport dogs and cats to rescue groups.

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