Tag Archive: dogs

Aug 17 2014

What is the lesson of Gideon and his 300-man army?

“Gideon used fire because the electricity ran out. God said blow the horns and crash real big, and he would give them electricity,” says Weston, 4. I’m sure Gideon and his band of 300 would be surprised to know they solved Israel’s energy crisis in the late 11th century B.C. The problem in Gideon’s day, …

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Jul 07 2014

“Poop Patrol” hits trail

Keep Tyler Beautiful and the City of Tyler’s Parks and Recreation Department have some new friends. The four-legged members of the Dog Scouts of America and their two-legged human owners are helping to bag up the piles of poop left along Rose Rudman and South Tyler trails. The dogs, who are the scouts, help their …

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Feb 18 2014

Pet insurance

One topic I’ve learned to avoid with new acquaintances until I know them better (along with politics and religion) is where they stand on the treatment of pets. Some people, when their dog gets sick or badly injured, say, “It’s an animal – that’s just part of the circle of life.” Others consider Rover a …

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Nov 22 2013

Animal care: Tyler to purchase land

During a recent regularly scheduled City Council meeting, the Tyler City Council authorized the City manager to negotiate for the purchase of property at 4218 Chandler Hwy to be used for a future animal care facility. “We are pleased to take this step toward Tyler opening its own Animal Care Facility,” said Tyler Mayor Barbara …

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May 25 2013

Poodles and purpose: Pets create quality of life we live for

My grandmother recently made the transition from living alone to a nursing home. She will be 93 years old this month. My family credits her toy poodle, Mittzy, with helping her remain in her home as long as she did. After my grandpa died, Mittzy became my grandma’s single responsibility, and more importantly her purpose. …

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