Pet peeves reveal personal side

By Tibor Machan: Freedom New Mexico columnist

a view from under the pew: requiem for a pet frog part two

By Gary Mitchell: Religion columnist Editor’s note: Last time, Amos set up shop observing the animals in the church pew underworld attempt to console Sammy Salamander after the loss of his best friend, Petey the Pollywog. Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can’t work the capital shift […]

a view from under the pew: requiem for a pet frog

By Gary Mitchell: Religion columnist Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can’t work the capital shift keys, and he shuns punctuation marks – except hyphens and dashes. requiem for a pet frog i noticed sammysalamander sittingon a stump all by himselfone day looking so forlornand […]

Pet sterilization enforcement not solution

Freedom New Mexico Clovis is debating the best way to destroy unwanted animals in its city shelter — gas or lethal injection. Some local animal-rights activists have suggested the focus should instead be on spay-neuter programs and we agree, as long as those efforts are funded privately and not with taxpayer dollars. California offers a […]

Pet place always open

Pet lover Sharna Johnson reports you can search for critter friends 24/7.

Pet of the day: Cocoa

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Name: Cocoa About: Cocoa is an adult Hog Island Boa. Hog Island Boas are extinct in the wild and only found in captivity. I have had her for about six years and she is around 7-feet long. She is very strong and generally sweet though she gets restless when it’s time to eat and you […]

Pet of the day: Mama

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Name: Mama About: Mama is a 2 1/2 year-old bearded dragon. She is a people lizard and she is spoiled. She loves attention, she’s a sweetheart. Owner: Al Lewis

Clovis veterinary hospital receives AAHA accreditation

CLOVIS, NM — Clovis Veterinary Hospital of Clovis has again received accreditation following a comprehensive evaluation by the American Animal Hospital Association. The evaluation includes a quality assessment review of the hospital’s facility, medical equipment, practice methods and pet health care management.   Only 15 percent of all small animal veterinary practices in the U.S. […]

Pet of the day: Lillie Pearl

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Name: Lillie Pearl About:Lillie is a 12-week-old Boston terrier. She is named for my best friend’s Aunt Lillie who shot a man with her pearl-handled Smith and Wesson pistol on the shipping docks in Houston. Owner: Rhonda Stevens

Pet of the day: Cody

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Name: Cody About: When I first moved to Clovis a year ago I rescued Cody from being run over by a truck. He weighed 6 oz. at that time. I bottled fed him until he weighed 2 lbs. Now he weighs 9 lbs. and is the essence of the curious cat getting into everything possible. […]