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Cheney describes his Pavlovian dog

Cheney describes his Pavlovian dog

Melissa Nie, RubicOnline Editor

February 13, 2019


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Monty, a medium-sized Cavachon dog, has brought interesting experiences to junior Henry Cheney’s life.

[PEOPLE AND PETS] DeHarpporte recounts misguided cat lady

[PEOPLE AND PETS] DeHarpporte recounts misguided cat lady

Melissa Nie, RubicOnline Editor

January 11, 2019


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The world of stray cats can be messy, especially when humans get involved.

[PEOPLE AND PETS] Snider shows fondness for animals through numbers

[PEOPLE AND PETS] Snider shows fondness for animals through numbers

Melissa Nie, RubicOnline Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under FEATURE

Most people have around one to five pets. Junior Anna Snider has eight: one bunny, two dogs, and five cats.

[PEOPLE AND PETS] Loud but lovable: Yopp talks about her dogs

[PEOPLE AND PETS] Loud but lovable: Yopp talks about her dogs

Melissa Nie, RubicOnline Editor

September 12, 2018


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Junior Savita Yopp has cared for her two dogs, Jake and Lily, since elementary school.

Infographic: Does SPA have more cat or dog people?

Infographic: Does SPA have more cat or dog people?

Melissa Nie, Illustrator

May 9, 2017


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Students and faculty responded to questions about their four-legged (or no-legged) friends: what type of pet do you have? How many pets do you have?

Freshman Ewan Lang owns uncommon Tibetan terrier

Noor Qureishy, Staff Writer

February 24, 2014


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Not many can boast of a foreign, relatively uncommon pet; freshman Ewan Lang is one of a select few with his outlandish canine, a Tibetan terrier, hailing from Nepal. “[They] were used as companion dogs for Tibetan monks, until a English lady brought them back [to England] and started breeding them…...

Sophomore Andrea Olson expresses affection for pet horse

Sophomore Andrea Olson expresses affection for pet horse

Noor Qureishy, Staff Writer

February 21, 2014


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Every little girl dreams of having her very own stallion, straight from the pages of Black Beauty; riding horses through glimmering, dew-covered grass, feeding little cubes of sugar to long-legged colts. For sophomore Andrea Olson, riding horses is more than a childhood fancy; she has two of her ver...