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No bailout for Placer livestock owners in hay, feed price rise

AUBURN CA - The high cost of feed is creating sticker shock for some Placer County horse owners. Now there are fears that higher prices for hay and corn will result in neglect of h ...

Rescued puppy from Loomis property succumbs to parvo

By Joyia Emard Loomis News Editor One puppy rescued in a Humane Society raid on a Loomis property last week has died, while dozens of additional animals are undergoing veterinary ...

Placer County, meet the new animal cops on the block

A wrinkle in California law allows officers of non-profit humane societies fighting animal abuse to carry sidearms, wear a badge, issue tickets and obtain search and arrest warrant ...

Dog burned by chemicals given to Homeward Bound rescue

Chloe, the Loomis Labrador retriever that suffered chemical burns, has found a new home. Jackie Bartolucci said her family delivered Chloe to Homeward Bound, a golden retriever res ...

Reward offered in case of injured burro

A $3,000 reward has been offered in the case of a Penryn burro that suffered chemical burns to one of its legs. A reward poster from the Humane Society of the Sierra Foothills is p ...

Hens may hold sway over dogs

Hens may hold sway over dogs If you own dogs, their life may be in danger if the county’s hen ordinance is approved by the planning commission. Under the guise of “urban far ...

Animal group seeks input on hen zoning

Placer County Planning Department is proposing a zoning amendment to allow three hens (no roosters, hen peacocks or guinea hens) in residential single-family neighborhoods with an ...