June 27, 2008 RSS feed / News

Hey, humans, keep us safe and happy! OK?

We hate fireworks! Loud noises, flashing lights, and smell of sulfur can cause excessive fear in animals. We tremble, whimper, and pant, and it is so distressful we want to run away from it. More...

Greyhound fun facts

• The greyhound breed is over 4,000 years old. They were bred in Egypt to catch rabbits eating the wheat and corn crops and are very good hunters. • Greyhounds are the second fastest animal on earth! Only the cheetah is faster. More...

S.C. chaplain becomes commandant of U.S. Army Chaplain Center and School

Chaplain Sam Boone from Bennettsville, S.C., is the new commandant for The United States Chaplain Center and School at Fort Jackson, S.C. He was sworn in June 24, 2008, at the MG Robert B. Solomon Center at Fort Jackson. More...

City of Columbia partners with First Citizens to create bike-friendly community

The city of Columbia and First Citizens Bank have partnered to provide bicyclists new places to park and meet the need of residents who are seeking an alternative to driving their cars. More...

Summer tips for pet care

• Never leave your pet in a vehicle even with the windows cracked and in the shade. It is illegal and will cost you $257.50. • When your pets are outside, make sure they are able to get out of the sun and have shady places to relax. More...

All we want is love

We are in need of a volunteer to run errands to and from vets and boarding facilities. We will pay you gas money; it would be a great job for a student or a retired person who loves animals. More...

Greyhounds are the second fastest animals in the world

Greyhound Lifesavers Inc. is a 501©3 nonprofit group established in 2002 by Judy Horton. More...

The many faces of The Poo

Canine Characters II:

I've already shared with you a few of the many personalities manifested by the Canine Americans living at the Dixon house. Today I will concentrate on The Poo. You have met Poodreaux Boudreaux and Rasta Poo, but he has many more faces to share. More...

While I Breathe, I Hope:Columbia's Homeless Share Their Stories Through Words and Images

While I Breathe I Hope started as a doctoral project of three USC Psychology students specializing in the field of community clinical psychology. More...

International Young Eagles celebrate in Columbia skies

Trip Gregory introduces some young eagles to the aircraft before a flight. More...

MTC offers new merit admissions in health sciences

Starting this fall, Midlands Technical College is introducing three new Health Science merit admissions opportunities for qualified MTC students in the Dental Hygiene, Radiologic Technology, and Respiratory Care programs. More...