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Pets bring Halloween spirit to the elderly

Pets bring Halloween spirit to the elderly

Mariela Ramirez, Staff Writer

November 4, 2018


Filed under News

At Atria, a senior living community in Burlingame, the residents spent Halloween watching a pet parade to celebrate the holiday. The main purpose of this event is to create social connections between animals and community members. “Mental, emotional, and physical benefits are often experienced when ...

Protecting Animals Worldwide Club lends a paw to animals in need

Protecting Animals Worldwide Club lends a paw to animals in need

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Campus

Among the wide array of offered clubs, Protecting Animals Worldwide Club (PAW) is the only active animal-oriented club at Carlmont. It strives to educate students on pet safety and offers an abundance of animal service opportunities. PAW Club is currently being led by Club President Soni Kanaya wh...

Small pets are more likely to be abused

Small pets are more likely to be abused

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer

May 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Most people love dogs. Their fluffy faces, wagging tails, and crazy fur make them purely irresistible, especially when they roll over and ask for a tummy rub. Most people love dogs, so when a dog gets harmed, most people care. Still, not everyone loves fish, and not everyone loves turtles either....

Humans and animals continue a 32,000-year-old relationship

Humans and animals continue a 32,000-year-old relationship

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer

January 14, 2016


Filed under Features, Top News

It is no secret that today’s society places great value on pets, whose adorable personalities often lure those in need of a friend to either adopt or buy them. In fact, their fluffy little faces are so irresistible that, in 2012, 36.5 percent of the U.S. population owned dogs and 30.4 percent owned cats. Sophomore Aliana El Shawa, the owner of nine pets, said, “Pets are really funny and great, so it’s easy to see why they are so popular.” But how did the relationship between humans and animals start?

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