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The Pet Shop

We know you love them — whether they’re dogs or cats, goats, birds or pot-bellied pigs. They’re your pets and they’re part of the family. We wanted to create a place for people to share their love for their pets and to find positive news about pets so we created The Pet Shop. Please enjoy the stories and upload your photos to the readers’ photo gallery. We will continue to add links to valuable resources for you and your pets. Thanks for participating

The Slice: Mail carrier makes special delivery

It’s tempting to think of dogs and mail carriers as natural enemies. But that’s not always the case. Consider the story of Valleyford’s Helen Pestana and her elderly beagle, Daisy.

Courthouse dog puts children, the vulnerable at ease

The criminal justice system in Bonner County has a new resource: a dog specially trained to comfort witnesses and victims who are nervous, scared, angry or experiencing other high emotions in the courtroom or in meetings with investigators and attorneys.

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