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COMPANIONS — Beta, left, and Boone, right, pose for a quick picture. Growing up with a dog in the family meant that you always had a friend. Whether it be going for walks or relaxing on the couch, dogs seem to find joy in accompanying us through any endeavor that life has to offer us.

Opinion — For the love of dogs

Andie Balenger, Opinion Editor September 13, 2022

During a particularly long day on campus this past week, a classmate and I made our way to the Student Support Services office to complete an assignment for our news writing course. While I had been to...

dog wash

Dog wash fundraiser provides animal experiences to pre-vet students

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor September 15, 2021

Kiddie pools, bottles of baby shampoo and milk bones attracted many dog owners behind Weston Hall on Sunday afternoon. They were following bright pink signs put up by NMU’s Pre-Veterinary Medicine club...

no dogs allowed

Opinion—Dogs should always be on a leash in public, and kept away from me

Jesse Wiederhold November 16, 2020
Most people are pretty good about keeping their large and furry four-legged friends on leashes in the Marquette area. Unfortunately, even though there is a law to enforce leashing dogs and keeping pets safe, people (especially in more wooded areas) still let their troublesome hounds run amok.

Therapy dogs provided for students during finals week

Sam Banks April 25, 2013

The Lydia Olson Library and NMU are partnering with the SuperiorLand Pet Partners, which will have dogs at the library during exam week to help students relieve stress from end of the semester exams. The...

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