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Chickens make for unique, quirky pets: perfect for all homes

Chickens make for unique, quirky pets: perfect for all homes

Anna Diorio '23, Arts Editor May 26, 2021

Most families looking for a friendly pet will be in search of a dog, a cat or maybe even a hamster if they're feeling spontaneous. But many overlook the fact that chickens make awesome pets. As someone...

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, Paper Arts Editor 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...

The new Earth Animal on Post Road opened on Oct. 6, exciting many shoppers dependent on their environmentally friendly options. This new location is easily accessible for many customers, and a bigger space. Photo by Abbie Goldstein '22.

Earth Animal successfully opens in new location on Post Road

Abbie Goldstein '22, Staff Writer October 18, 2019

The opening of Earth Animal on Oct. 6 has brought a variety of pet-lovers to its new home on Post Road.  Earth Animal has been a popular store in Westport for many years and offers access to organic...

Cutest dogs of Westport

Cutest dogs of Westport

April 6, 2018

By Sasha Narang '18 and Erin Lynch '18 Cutest dogs of Westport (Episode one) from Sasha Narang on Vimeo.

Westport Dog Festival

Westport Dog Festival

June 14, 2017

By Christoph Russi '17 and Eliza Goldberg '17

Westport Police alert residents of Coyote attacks

Westport Police alert residents of Coyote attacks

May 31, 2017

In the recent months, Westport has “experienced several incidents involving coyotes” and the Westport Police Department (WPD) has provided guidelines for handling the animals.   “The coyote’s...

PECKING AWAY The O’Neills make sure their chickens receive lots of care, including cleaning their coop, refilling their water and checking that they are healthy.

Unusual pets ruffle Staples’ feathers

Jackson Livingstone, Staff Writer May 6, 2016

The day starts out for Matt Johnson ’16 much like it does for many Staples students. He wakes up, takes a shower and proceeds to finish a few menial chores before leaving the house for school. Shaking...

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