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San Mateo Cat Show presents a ‘pawsome’ lineup of exotic cats

November 3, 2019

iPurrcats's third International Cat Association (TICA) show at the San Mateo Event Center brought together over a hundred cats of all shapes and sizes to compete for prizes and to perfor...

People unable to have pets of their own may choose to become foster families for dogs, cats, or other animals for little to no cost.

Options for Bay Area animal lovers are readily available

April 9, 2019

Household pets are notorious for providing easygoing affection and companionship, whether it be a dog, reptile, or anything in between. What these pets have to offer have won the...

Pet-owners listen to the instructor at Bottle and Bottega to paint portraits of their pets.

Pet-lovers paint for a cause

March 6, 2019

Bottle and Bottega’s “Paint your Pet” event allowed locals to paint portraits of their pets while raising money for the Peninsula Humane Society. Bottle and Bottega is ...

Family and pets show off their costumes before the parade.

Pets bring Halloween spirit to the elderly

November 4, 2018

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 co...

PAW Club President Soni Kanaya informs her club members about upcoming events during their regular Wednesday lunch meeting held in room S23.

Protecting Animals Worldwide Club lends a paw to animals in need

April 30, 2018

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 ...

At the Beijing Olympic Games a man was selling live turtles, fish, and lizards in plastic bags as souvenirs. This shows just one example of the unspeakable crimes that are committed against small animals whose lives are often considered less precious than those of bigger animals.

Small pets are more likely to be abused

May 24, 2016

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...

It might be hard to believe that this fluffy puppy, owned by Daisha Sherman, is drawn from the direct bloodline of a wolf, but it's true. Sometime around 10,000-32,000 years ago, humans started domesticating wolves and turning them into loving companions.

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

January 14, 2016

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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