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  • Rodricks feeds into pit bull hysteria [Letter]

    Rodricks feeds into pit bull hysteria [Letter]
    I was disturbed on multiple levels after reading Dan Rodricks' recent article, "Two years after Maryland court ruling, pit bulls on attack" (April 26). Not only does Mr. Rodricks feed into anti-pit bull hysteria for the sake of sensationalizing a hot-button issue, but his piece can hardly be called journalism due to its questionable methodology.
  • Howard County Pets: The Debarking Controversy

    Howard County Pets: The Debarking Controversy
    Q: What does it mean to have a dog “debarked,” and is this inhumane? A: Debarking (also known as “devocalizing”) is a controversial surgical procedure that involves cutting the vocal cords by going through the mouth or an...

    Horse rescue organizations team up on April 26

    Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue, of Mount Airy, and Little Longears Miniature Donkey Rescue, of Westminster, are hosting a special event Saturday, April 26, in Mount Airy. Residents are invited to the Southern States parking lot, 1312 S. Main St., to...

    New York mayor vows to ban horse-drawn carriages

    New York mayor vows to ban horse-drawn carriages
    Horse-drawn carriages are something of an icon in and around New York City’s Central Park. But the city’s new mayor says he’s going to ban them, citing animal cruelty in the practice he finds outdated and unnecessary. Mayor Bill de...

    'The Bachelor' recap, Anyone Juan-t another glass of champagne?

    'The Bachelor' recap, Anyone Juan-t another glass of champagne?
    Hola, rosa lovers! Welcome to my recap-o of episode dos of "El Bachelor." The 18 lucky ladies and Molly the dog move into the mansion. Molly, like many dogs before her, takes a few laps in the pool, and the ladies discuss that Clare, the fake baby...