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 Piglet the deaf, blind, pink puppy poses outside Longshore Club Park. His book is set to be published on Aug. 3, 2021.

Piglet: the deaf, blind, pink puppy embarks on new chapter

Lyah Muktavaram ’22, Broadcast Director May 13, 2021

When Melissa Shapiro, DVM decided to adopt Piglet, a deaf and blind puppy, she made a promise to him: he will have a productive, meaningful life. Four years later, the dachshund-Chihuahua mix has made...

Black dogs do not photograph as well as lighter dogs and are harder to advertise for. They are often the ones that are overlooked in shelters and are euthanized at a higher rate.

Rescuing dogs allows shelters to spare others’ lives

Aidan Rogers '22, Creative Director November 6, 2020

A positive outcome of COVID-19 forcing people to work and study from home is that it offers more time to care for a pet. Many have taken advantage of this, but I’ve been frustrated that often these pets...

Many activities for dogs and humans were present at the festival. These activities included an obstacle course for dogs, as well as many local businesses selling dog apparel, dog treats and more.

Westport Chamber of Commerce hosts fourth annual Dog Festival

Julia Kasabian '21, Web Arts Editor May 24, 2019
Get your paws up! On May 19, the Westport Chamber of Commerce hosted the Westport Dog Festival at Winslow Park. This was their fourth year...

Westport Animal Shelter Advocates (WASA) Provides a Better Future for Lost Causes

Pretend you’re Bonny, a *rottweiler tied up to a pole and abandoned by your family. Chances are high that you might starve to death or have the weather take its toll on you. Then suddenly a miracle happens;...

Top three Super Bowl commercials

Top three Super Bowl commercials

Claudia Chen, Features Editor February 5, 2015

On Super Bowl Sunday, there are two types of people in America: those who watch the biggest football game of the year to actually watch the biggest football game of the year, and those who stick around...

Photography Club Showcases “Dog Show” at Local Arts Center

March 18, 2011
The Staples Photography Club held a show at the Westport Art Center Studio Gallery featuring pictures of dogs from the Bridgeport Animal shelter to promote adoption.

A Day at Doggie Obedience School

October 26, 2010
Claire O'Halloran '13 describes what she experienced when she brought her dog to Dog Obedience school.
Graphic by Connie Zhou 12

Downward Dog and Cobra and Tree Pose, Oh My! The Chronicles of a Not-so-Relaxing Yoga Class

March 12, 2010
Carlie Schwaeber '12 attented her first yoga class, see how it went.
Graphic by Jonathon Foster 10

Ad Mania: DJ Sixsmith ’11 Ranks the Ten Best Super Bowl Commercials of All Time

March 2, 2010

DJ Sixsmith '11 Sports Editor In 1973, while Don Shula and his Miami Dolphins were putting the finishing touches on their perfect season by facing off against the Washington Redskins in the Super...

Going to the Dogs: The Irrationality of Dog Clothing

December 22, 2009
Emily Cooper finds dog clothing an unnecessary societal trend
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