Pets’ quirks make them endearing

Pets can have some pretty strange idiosyncrasies. Some of them become pretty endearing others are just irritating. Take for instance the younger of our two dogs, Ranger. Since the older dog slept on the bed with us, when he moved in he decided he would just sleep under the bed. Never mind that he has […]

Pet made special memories

On Sunday, Aug.a 14, Dame Agatha Christie, aka Aggie died at her home on this corner. Fortunately, she had a short illness which began on Thursday evening. She was kept as comfortable as possible during that brief interval. Aggie, part blue heeler and part border collie, became boss on this corner on August 8, 1999, […]

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Name: Valarie Montano Your profession: Project Coordinator Age: 20 Hometown: Tucumcari Your family: Single Your pets: I have a poodle her name is Skittles. She’s black and white and she definetly has a personality. Fantasy dinnerp arty: Audrey Hepburn – She is just fabulous. Faith Hill- Because I love her music. TV show: My favorite […]

Local group finds homes for stray pets

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Thomas Garcia A local animal placement group is working to find homes and new owners for animals in Quay County and beyond. “We have placed dogs, cats and even horses in and out of the county,” said Christina Fleming, Tucumcari Animal Rescue coordinator. “We give animals like dogs that are scheduled for destruction a fighting […]

Country’s pets in need of representation

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The presidential debates are getting so bad that the moderators are being criticized. So what do the candidates do about it? They ask for their children’s help. John Edwards, for example, has been bringing his two kids, Jack, 7, and Emma Claire, 9, on the campaign trail with him. […]

Letter to Editor: Spay clinic boon to community

by Lynn C. Rodgers Our town was lucky. We had the spay and neuter mobile clinic here on Oct. 17. We need that clinic here again. And if we could arrange for two or three days, what a lifesaver in dogs and cats that would be. Twenty-nine animals were sprayed and neutered that Wednesday. Over […]

Vets urge owners to get pets rabies shots

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By William Thompson: QUAY COUNTY SUN Area veterinarians want pet owners to get their animals vaccinated against rabies. Upcoming rabies clinics in Quay County will provide the opportunity. Dr. Jim Alexander, director of the Texas Public Health office in Canyon, said there has been an increase in rabies-infected animals in the Texas panhandle. “Right now […]

Pet Parade provides fair fun

The video moment of the fair will likely be the Pet Parade on Saturday, Aug. 21, at 1 p.m. in the Show Arena hosted by the newest 4-H club in Quay County, the Quay Broncs. Children up to 12 may enter their pets in the parade. Pets range from dogs and cats to more unusual […]

Holidays can be tough time for pets

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By TV Hagenah In the excitement of the holidays, veterinarians say that often pets can fall from the focus of many people’s daily lives. “It is unfortunate,” said veterinarian Dr. Jean Corey of the Tucumcari Animal Hospital. “But it definitely happens.” The veterinarian said a number of different things can happen to a pet that […]