Pet Friendly

Teaching Pets

Pets in schools are great for educating and creating a fun classroom atmosphere for children.…

Cats and Caffeine

Let’s say you go get a coffee at the place by the EatWell supermarket and…


Rescuing the Wigglebutts

For Melody Whitworth, director of Unchained Melodies Dog Rescue, it all started with one dog.…

A Home Away from Home

Finding the perfect boarding house for your furry friend isn’t as hard it may seem. Here are some things to consider before your next vacation.

Caring for the Furry Members of the Family

Dr. Richard Meadows of the MU College of Veterinary Medicine shares the five things he…

Chrysallis of the Monarchs at Cedarhurst of Columbia

The Royal Treatment

2020. For a year that will forever be linked with bad omens, disastrous luck, and misfortune,…

Hound and Hue

New Zealander Shannise Finn has privately practiced art for years, but within the past year,…

Fostering for Central Missouri Humane Society

A man with his foster dog

Josiah Jainchill with his rescued robin

The Temporary Pet

After a harsh summer storm, Josiah, a teenager, found a shivering clump of feathers on his lawn. He became interested in it when it hopped away. Josiah Jainchill rescued and raised an orphaned robin.

Pet chinchilla being held by its owner

A Little Spunk-y

Rae Willis shares her experience with her pet chinchilla, Spunky.

The Farmer’s Top Employee

Most Columbians start their work day by grabbing their keys as they head out the…

Peg Schrader holding a rabbit

The Companionship of Rabbits

For one local woman, pet rabbits have become essential companions over the years.