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Adopt don’t shop: The downside of buying your pets

Adopt don’t shop: The downside of buying your pets

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


Filed under Features

During the summer of 2015, I adopted my dog, Gus, a large fluffy ombre brown Chow Chow mix from the Long Beach Animal Shelter. My mom, little sister and I had decided that we wanted a dog. As long as it was from a shelter, I did not care which breed it was. Within one minute of entering the facility, ...

Hayward animal shelter under quarantine

Hayward animal shelter under quarantine

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

August 10, 2016


Filed under Metro, Showcase

Last month, a two and half month old, healthy-looking kitten was brought to the Hayward Police Department Animal Shelter. It was active, feisty, appeared healthy upon arrival and even received a routine deworming. The next morning, however, it was discovered lying in its kennel, lethargic and severely...

Santa Claus convention saves animals

Santa Claus convention saves animals

Jesse Prado,
Contributor

December 4, 2014


Filed under Metro

Santacon is a night where everyone goes out dressed up as Santa Claus or Mrs. Claus to a list of venues that are considered, “santa stops.” This year marks the 20th anniversary of Santacon, since it started in San Francisco in 1994. Hayward has been doing it for the last two years as a benefit...

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