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Sophomore Shri Atluri plays with his cockapoo, Teddy, on a winter afternoon. Like many others, Atluri and his family adopted their dog at the start of the quarantine.

New dog owners share experiences for National Love Your Pet Day, Feb. 20, how dogs improved personal mental health

Raghav Sriram February 21, 2021

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, sophomore Shri Alturi and his family decided to adopt their dog Teddy. “I got a cockapoo, which is a poodle and cocker spaniel mix. We got him exactly on Leap...

Junior Alania Mastain walks her dog, Chief, on the Monon Trail. Mastain adopted her dog from the Atlanta Fire Station five years ago. and she said she uses the trail a lot to walk all her pets.

Given October is Adopt-A-Dog month, students weigh responsibilities of owning pets

Grace Xu October 24, 2019

Since 1981, the American Humane Society has designated October as Adopt-A-Dog month. However, adopting a dog—or any pet, for that matter—comes with a whole plethora of its own responsibilities. Junior...

In light of recent Fair Oaks incident, students, dietitian explain experience with, reasoning behind vegan lifestyles

In light of recent Fair Oaks incident, students, dietitian explain experience with, reasoning behind vegan lifestyles

Grace Xu August 13, 2019

The day after Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the winter of 2018, junior Carmen Broadnax suddenly decided to never eat meat again. And not just meat, either. She’d chosen to cut out all animal-related...

TUBBY’S TIME:
Tubby, a shelter dog at the IndyHumane center, goes out on a walk with Junior Shreya Bothra. She said Tubby is one of her favorite dogs; thus, she makes the effort to spend some time pampering him whenever she volunteers.

Housing the Hounds: With Clear the Shelter event this Saturday, CHS students discuss challenges, obstacles with adopting from shelters

Lin-Lin Mo August 14, 2018

In a common turn of events, even after years of pleading with her parents for a dog, senior Mayil Bhat’s parents did not cave in. But, as anyone who knows her will contend, her love for animals of all...

Recession leads to shelter overcrowding

News November 20, 2009

  By Kendall Harshberger and Priya Patel <[email protected]> <[email protected]> Every weekend Anita Wang, co-president of the Paws4Cause club and junior, spends her time...

Dogs lead to an increase in happiness and health

perspectives May 21, 2009

By Shireen Korkzan <[email protected]> For 18 years I have been deprived of a childhood. I blame all of my problems in life on not having a dog. I was always jealous of my cousins and friends...

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