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A cat named Coriander Bean, right after waking up to a camera in his face, available for adoption at Best Friends Animal Societys Salt Lake City location.

The reality of no-kill shelters in Utah

Kennedy Camarena, Section Editor April 18, 2023

Dogs barking, cats meowing and the chatter of local Utah families hoping to find a new pet to bring into their lives — these are the near-constant sounds of animal shelters and rescues all across Utah...

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Police blotter Feb. 11

Rebecca Baggett February 9, 2022

Who let the dogs outTwo instances of animals roaming campus off-leash occurred last week. The first happened around noon on Feb. 2. Weber State University police received a call that a dog was wandering...

George, a 4 1/2-year-old German shepherd who lost his life to DCM from being fed Acana grain-free dog food. Photo credit: Jennifer Gentile

The silent heart disease that is killing dogs

Paige Mckinnon April 21, 2021

A possible link between expensive pet food and a potentially fatal heart condition, dilated cardiomyopathy, in dogs has left some owners grieving and others angry due to the misleading information from...

Beau gives a big smile to the camera as usual. (Paige McKinnon/The Signpost)

Furry companions during the COVID-19 outbreak

Paige Mckinnon February 12, 2021

During the COVID-19 outbreak, many people have adopted pets to keep them company in this time of isolation and having a pet during the pandemic has made the past year more bearable. There are many benefits...

Photograph from a witch-themed shoot. (Paige McKinnon / The Signpost)

Favorite photos 2020: Paige

Paige Mckinnon December 2, 2020

Each of these photographs means something to me. The photograph of the woman in front of the beautiful cliffs in France is my mom. I chose this as one of my favorite photographs because it was both mine...

Puppy tired after playing with his new ball. (BriElle Harker / The Signpost)

Finding joy

BriElle Harker April 14, 2020

Even in the hardest of times there is always something to bring you joy. For many of us, the COVID-19 pandemic brings uncertainty and anxiety. But we need to remember that joy is still all around us; we...

Students pet therapy dog Flocki, a Great Pyrenees from Intermountain Therapy Animals.  (Ariana Berkemeier / The Signpost)

Dogs, de-stressing and deep breathing

Delaney Woodfield April 5, 2016

The Counseling & Psychological Services Center, with the help from some furry friends, held a Relaxation Fair in the Shepherd Union to help students find healthy ways to live life.The fair had numerous...

Therapy dogs destress students

Kylie Coats October 15, 2015

Students gathered at the fireplace lounge in the Shepherd Union on Wednesday to pet and play with over half a dozen therapy dogs, as a way to destress and find comfort through some furry friends. The...

WSU track and field hosts Wildcat Open

April 15, 2014

The Weber State University track and field teams hosted the Wildcat Open on Saturday, a meet which featured not only teams from Utah, but conference foes as well. Both Idaho State University and Montana...

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